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Meijer Successfully Appeals Property Tax Bill; Millions of Dollars at Stake for Indiana Counties

The Indiana Board of Tax Review recently ruled that a Meijer store located in Indianapolis should have been assessed at the equivalent of $30 per square foot, not at $83 per square foot as…


Presentación informativa sobre los nuevos cambios en la ley de inmigración

Acompáñenos a la presentación informativa sobre los nuevos cambios en la ley de inmigración. La información será presentado por los abogados Royal Gearhart y Keith Wallace de Bowers Harrison LLP, las Caridades Catolicas, y…


Executive Action on Immigration Part 10: What Businesses Can Do to Start Preparing

The changes to the immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs discussed in prior posts offer potentially huge benefits to businesses, employees, and foreign investors. However, the programs and initiatives proposed in the President’s executive actions…


Executive Action on Immigration Part 9: Changes Affecting Foreign Investors

In my recent prior posts regarding the President’s executive actions regarding immigration, I addressed the impact of the changes on U.S. businesses and employees. Today’s post specifically addresses the proposed changes and their impact in regards…


Executive Action on Immigration Part 8: Specific Changes to Visa Procedures Affecting U.S. Businesses Cont’d.

Today’s post continues the prior discussion of specific changes to immigrant and nonimmigrant visa procedures and their effect on U.S. businesses. In addition to the changes addressed in the prior post, in accordance with the President’s…


Executive Action on Immigration Part 7: Specific Changes to Visa Procedures Affecting U.S. Businesses

Yesterday’s post focused on the proposed general changes by USCIS to the immigration regime as a whole and their effect on U.S. businesses and employees. Today’s post will briefly begin to discuss the changes to specific immigrant and nonimmigrant programs that businesses, employees,…


Executive Action on Immigration Part 6 – General Changes Affecting U.S. Businesses

My previous posts on the President’s executive actions regarding immigration have focused on the new opportunities that will be available to individuals to remain in the country and work here legally. However, the proposed executive actions…


Changes to Southern District of Indiana Local Rules

Posted in Blog, Litigation and Appellate Practice by bh_admin on January 2nd, 2015 Comments (0)

Effective January 1, 2015, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana adopted a number of amendments to the Local Rules (see the red-lined changes here ). One major change relates to…


Executive Action on Immigration Part 5 – What You Can Do to Prepare

The new changes to the eligibility requirements of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program , the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) program , and for provisional waivers of unlawful presence means that millions of individuals will be newly eligible to benefit from these programs when they are made effective. For…


Executive Action on Immigration Part 4 – Expansion of the Provisional Waiver Program

In addition to the expansion of the DACA program and creation of the DAPA program discussed in prior posts, the provisional waiver program will also be expanded to allow sons and daughters of U.S. citizens, and spouses and children of lawful permanent residents to…