In a series of announcements during 2021, the U.S. Department of State (“USDOS”) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) have continued to show
Continue Reading New Availability of Visa Interview Waiver in 2021 for Certain International Students Applying for F, M or Academic J Visas

On Wednesday, June 23, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Pennsylvania teenager who sued after a profanity-laced Snapchat message she posted
Continue Reading U.S. Supreme Court Rules for High School Cheerleader in First Amendment Dispute

Effective Wednesday, May 19, 2021, Connecticut is lifting its mask mandate for vaccinated individuals per Executive Order No. 12.  During a press conference on
Continue Reading Connecticut Lifts Most of its COVID-19 Restrictions

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”), which was signed into law last month by President Biden, brought about many changes as part of
Continue Reading ARPA Extends Certain Paid Leave Tax Credits and FICA Tax Relief for Certain Governmental Employers, Including School Districts

On April 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR or the Department) announced a comprehensive review of the Department’s Title
Continue Reading OCR Announces Comprehensive Review of the “New” Title IX Regulations