Corporate Compliance

Businesses have had to grapple with a whole new series of challenges in 2020. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, some have been required to close for weeks or months at a time. Others have found ways to reinvent their business models, switching to online ordering and curbside pickup or delivery. Office workers have by and large been sent home to work, which might have been a welcome change were it not accompanied by the widespread…
By KoKo Huang, Gregory McCall and Asasia Pierce The Trump administration has implemented numerous immigration proposals via executive order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, President Trump has signed the following immigration-related executive orders, all which are currently in effect: On January 31, 2020, a proclamation barring individuals from China from entering the United States. On February 29, 2020, a proclamation suspending entry of individuals from Iran into the United States. On March…
By KoKo Huang, Gregory McCall and Asasia Pierce On July 6, 2020, the Student Exchange Visitor Program of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online may not remain in the United States if taking a full online course load. Subject to certain restrictions, F-1 students who are attending schools adopting a hybrid model with a mixture of online and in-person classes may remain in the…