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Section Newsletter Articles on Aliens

Can corporations be held liable for international torts under the Alien Tort Statute? By Cindy G. Buys International and Immigration Law, October 2011 The Seventh Circuit recently answered this question in the affirmative in Flomo v. Firestone Natural Rubber Co. But because the Second Circuit reached the opposite conclusion, it'll be up to the U.S. Supreme Court to ultimately resolve the issue.
H-1B cap alert, a call for more H-1B visas, and H-1B cap gap planning for fiscal year 2012 By Scott D. Pollock International and Immigration Law, May 2011 The author argues that Congress should eliminate the H-1B cap.