Over the past few months, I have received quite a few calls where employers told me that they assumed their salaried employees were automatically exempt and therefore, not entitled to overtime or other statutory benefits due to nonexempt employees. This is not a good assumption. The confusion may arise because of the theory that a […]

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Under the Immigration and Nationality Act (“INA”), an intending immigrant is inadmissible as a public charge (INA §212(a)(4)) unless he/she is financially sponsored under an affidavit of support pursuant to INA §213A.  By signing the affidavit of support – a formal contract, a sponsor agrees to provide support to maintain the sponsored alien at an […]

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Bajo la Ley de Inmigración y Nacionalidad (“INA” por sus siglas en ingles), un inmigrante es inadmisible como carga pública (INA §212 (a) (4)) a menos que él / ella sea patrocinado(a) financieramente bajo un contrato de sostenimiento según INA §213A. Al firmar el contrato de sostenimiento – un contrato formal, el patrocinador queda de […]

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