Dealing With the End of Employment for a Foreign National

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We are frequently asked what obligation does an employer have when it terminates a foreign national employee, and what options are available to the foreign national employee if he is terminated.  This memo provides guidance to employers in dealing with immigration matters for the employee who is terminated, with or without cause, or who chooses to leave the employer.  Employers terminating foreign …

Liable for Back Wages After Termination of H1B employee? Maybe Not Anymore!

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By Anna Erwin, Associate Attorney Has your employment been terminated while under H-1B status or have you terminated an H-1B employee? The standards under immigration law for what a previous H-1B employee can receive in back wages after termination are now significantly affected by whether the employee obtains subsequent employment after termination. H-1B status is of particular benefit to foreign …