LEGAL NEWS & COMMENTARY

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a statement of interest Tuesday in a lawsuit that challenges Hawaii’s 14-day quarantine for visitors entering the state. Under Hawaii Governor David Yutaka Ige’s latest COVID-19 executive order, the Ninth Supplementary Proclamation, residents who remained in Hawaii since the beginning of the pandemic are free to travel between [...]

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The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut issued a travel advisory on Wednesday that requires people arriving from states with high COVID-19 rates to quarantine for 14 days. This advisory comes days after southern and western states reported their highest number of cases since the pandemic began. During the beginning of the COVID-19 [...]

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US President Donald Trump issued a proclamation Monday temporarily suspending new work visas, preventing hundreds of thousands of foreign workers from seeking employment in the US. This proclamation, which will be in effect at least through the end of 2020, will block the entry of foreigners who possess the H-1B visa. The president suggested that [...]

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On June 3, 2020, the Senate passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, H.R. 7010.  The bill received bipartisan support in the House with a 417-1 vote.  The bill attempts to ease restrictions on small businesses that seek loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”), a CARES Act initative. The initial $350 billion in [...]

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I am so pissed off. It is COVID-19 State Insanity to use riot-control agents such as teargas and pepper spray on peaceful protestors in a pandemic with highly contagious and deadly COVID-19. Let me break it down. Remember the protestors with guns walking into statehouses and protesting the stay at home orders? Do you remember a single [...]

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The coronavirus pandemic has affected a lot of citizens: migrant workers, laborers, corporate job-holders and many more. However, what does it entail for the transgender community? There is a heightened responsibility on the government to grapple this issue where millions are affected. While the new labor laws are the talk of the town, the issue [...]

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