EBG Commentary

Steven Swirsky Quoted in “GC Cheat Sheet: The Hottest Corporate News of the Week”


Steven M. Swirsky, a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management and Health Care and Life Sciences practices, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted in Law360, in “GC Cheat Sheet: The Hottest Corporate News of the Week,” by Sam Reisman. (Read the full version – subscription required.)

Following is an excerpt:

The Trump administration announced on Tuesday that it’s ending a program protecting young unauthorized immigrants from deportation, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.

The program had allowed certain undocumented immigrants who entered the country as minors to work legally without fear of being deported. The administration’s latest move could potentially trim nearly 800,000 immigrants from the workforce as the program is phased out over the next few years.

Law360 this week explored some of the most pressing questions facing employers of DACA recipients.

“It’s going to be disruptive,” Epstein Becker Green member Steven M. Swirsky said. “You’re creating a tremendous amount of anxiety and uncertainty in a not insubstantial number of workers.”