Category: Working in America

David Deshaies: Another Great DC Immigrant Chef

For a chef / restaurateur with a classical culinary pedigree, David Deshaies has made some very unique contributions to the DC restaurant scene.  This spring, he’s poised to introduce his latest offering — the Unconventional Diner in the DC Convention Center in Mt. Vernon square. The Unconventional Diner, says Deshaies, was inspired by the “greasy […]

Immigration Reform: What’s Happened and Where are We?

Across America, millions of immigrants and their families, businesses, and communities are waiting for – and calling for – immigration reform, and yet Congress continues to fail to act. With some 11 million undocumented immigrants living and working in the United States, most of whom already have deep roots in this country including strong family […]

E-Verify: What Is It? What Are Employer’s Obligations? What Does Your Data Tell Government?

Have you heard of E-Verify and wondered what it is and whether it is for your business?  E-Verify is the free, Web-based program that allows employers to verify the employment eligibility of their new hires and certain other workers electronically. Operated as a partnership between Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration […]