GDPR Food for Thought: Privacy Shield


The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25, 2018.
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No More Second Chances? New USCIS Policy Guidance for Requests for Evidence and Notices of Intent to Deny


In the evening of July 13, 2018 (Friday), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) posted new policy guidance giving immigration adjudicators marching orders to deny an immigration application or petition without having to first issue a request for evidence (RFE) or notice of intent to deny (NOID) if the original submission lacks sufficient initial evidence to establish eligibility.
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New USCIS Guidance Requires Initiation of Removal Proceedings upon Denial of an Immigration Benefit


On July 5, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published new guidance that will generally require that USCIS issue a Notice to Appear (NTA), and thereby initiate removal proceedings, upon its denial of an immigration benefit request where the denial renders the applicant “not legally present” in the United States.
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GDPR Food for Thought: Data Controllers and Data Processors


The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25, 2018.
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California’s Consumer Privacy Act – The Beginning of a National Data Privacy Law?


California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act on June 28, 2018.
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