Miller Mayer immigration attorney Steve Yale-Loehr was quoted by the Times of India in “Medical Insurance a Burden for Laid-Off H-1B Workers.”
Steve said that many laid-off H-1B workers do not know about COBRA benefits or may be afraid to ask. “They should consult an experienced insurance agent to understand their rights. And many employers may not realize they need to provide COBRA continuation coverage to a terminated H-1B worker,” he noted.
Steve was also interviewed on The Take, a podcast from Al Jazeera, about the history of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and how the Supreme Court might rule in a few weeks. The DACA program has granted a temporary reprieve from deportation for undocumented young people known as “Dreamers”. The expected ruling will decide the fate of more than 650,000 people in the United States.