Supreme Court Upholds DACA

In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court decided President Donald Trump cannot end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In his argument, Chief Justice John Roberts said the President did not provide sufficient justification for ending the Obama-era program in 2017. “We do not decide whether DACA or its rescission are sound… [Read More]

“90 Day Fiancé” Article in New York Post to Feature Attorney Aga Asbury

FordMurray senior counsel Aga Asbury was featured by the New York Post in an October article on the popular TLC’s reality TV show “90 Day Fiancé.” The article showcases one of this season’s new couples, with legal commentary from Aga. Writer Melissa Malamut chose to interview Aga after reading FordMurray’s blog post – Applying for a K-1… [Read More]

HR Pulse Magazine Features Attorney Michael Murray

FordMurray founding partner Michael Murray is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of HR Pulse – the quarterly newsletter from the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASSHRA). In his article “Hiring Foreign Workers and HR Compliance During the Trump Administration,” Michael discusses challenges and solutions for Human Resource professionals who hope to hire… [Read More]

Press: Portland Press Herald Publishes “Dreamers” Editorial

FordMurray strongly supports the Dreamers and encourages Congress and the President to set aside partisan bickering in order to solve this issue.  A permanent solution, including a path to U.S. citizenship, must be passed in order to protect this deserving group of immigrants.  Please read the Editorial written by Michael J. Murray, Founder and President… [Read More]

SHRM Publishes Russell Ford’s I-9 Compliance Audit Tips

Companies need to stay on top of I-9 compliance, especially after the recent release of a new version of the form in an atmosphere of increased enforcement. In fact, did you know that it is good practice to regular I-9 compliance audits biannually? In this piece published by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM),… [Read More]

Russell Ford discusses options for those not selected for an H-1B visa in article published by SHRM

The H-1B visa cap deadline to hire skilled foreign workers has come and gone for fiscal year 2018. While the H-1B visa is incredibly popular, navigating the program requirements is stressful and the lottery can be unkind. In this article for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Russell Ford explains additional options for those… [Read More]

SHRM asks FordMurray to comment on Trump’s immigration policies and hiring

The national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) asked FordMurray’s Russell Ford to provide his opinion on how President Trump’s immigration plans will impact hiring strategies. “Because of the Trump administration’s efforts to restrict people coming to the U.S., business travel has been impacted. Some firms are unwilling to send certain employees abroad for conferences… [Read More]

Michael Murray Published by New Hampshire Business Review

For New Hampshire health care employers in medically underserved areas, there is a resource for hiring doctors: The Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver program. In this New Hampshire Business Review article, attorney Michael Murray explains how New Hampshire health care facilities can use the program to address the state’s physician shortage. Click here to read the… [Read More]