Kramer, Elkins & Watt

Category: Current Events

Can my child work at my business?

As recently reported in the news, The Mixing Bowl Bakery, in Sauk City, Wisconsin is under fire for accusations of violations of child labor laws. The bakery is owned by Curtis and Vickie Eberle, a couple with nine children, many of whom work with them at the Mixing Bowl. The kids range in age from […]

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Who is Neil Gorsuch?

On February 1, 2017, Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States to fill the vacancy left by the late Justice Antonin Scalia who died in February 2016.  Article 2, Section 2 of the United States Constitution requires that all presidential appointments to the […]

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Visas 101 by Guest Blogger Carmel A. Capati

  Q: WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR SOMEONE TO GET A VISA? WHAT TYPES OF BACKGROUND CHECKS ARE DONE? IS IT DIFFICULT? DOES IT DEPEND ON THE TYPE OF VISA? A: The short answer is it is more difficult for some than others to get a visa and getting a visa does not necessarily mean […]

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A glimpse at immigration

With all the news of President Trump’s immigration ban and tales of raids on non-citizens, we thought it might be helpful to go over some immigration basics. Let’s start with a few definitions for terms that have been floating around the internet recently: Citizen: An individual born on U.S. soil, born outside of the U.S. […]

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Vote for State Superintendent Today!

Today is Wisconsin’s spring primary election. Historically, the spring primary sees the lowest turnout of any election throughout the year. This has been attributed, in part to weather as people generally do not want to leave their homes in the bitter cold. But, this year, no excuse! It’s 50 degrees in Madison. In any event, […]

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Is the Law Being Trumped?

Since Donald Trump took office as the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017, he has issued several executive orders including imposing a hiring freeze on the federal government (excluding the military), authorizing the building of a wall on the Mexican border, a 120-day suspension on accepting refugees as well as a […]

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