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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for District of Columbia on
Q: Washington DC employer refuses employment verification.

Last year my employment was terminated by a non-profit based out of Washington DC. It was because I anonymously blew a whistle on my supervisor's conduct. I was told if someone were to call for employment verification, the organization would only give out the start and the end date.... Read more »

Matthew T. Famiglietti
Matthew T. Famiglietti answered on Feb 2, 2021

It is highly unusual for a former employer not to give verification of employment of a former employee. Usually the verification is very general, for example Mr Smith worked for Company A from Jan 1 2020 to Jan 1 2021. You would need to contact a licensed attorney in DC for a more in depth... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for District of Columbia on
Q: Can a job let you go.For being in a methadone treatment
Matthew T. Famiglietti
Matthew T. Famiglietti answered on Nov 12, 2020

Your question is not entirely clear. I can't tell if you went into treatment and are being prescribed methadone as part of the treatment, or if you are in treatment because of addiction to methadone.

District Courts have split on the question, especially if you have some protection...
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for District of Columbia on
Q: Is there a new update or exception on green-card holder’s laws for staying abroad during the pandemic time?

If i stay outside of The united states under 6 months should i prepare any proof or document about the traveling purpose?

Ify Princess Ikeakanam
Ify Princess Ikeakanam answered on Jun 18, 2020

Hi, as of right now, there is no new law regarding long stays outside the U.S.for GC holders. There is no harm in gathering documents regarding your travels. It could come handy when you apply for Naturalization.

Besides, staying outside the U.S for less than 6 months will typically not...
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