On December 4, 2018, JNCL-NCLIS submitted the following letter to the Department of Homeland Security via USCIS expressing our disapproval with the current administration’s proposed rule. The proposal can be found here. The Joint National Committee for Languages (JNCL) represents a diverse network of over 130 organizations, companies and research institutes encompassing all areas of.. read more →

Last Monday, the California General Assembly opened its long-anticipated pre-filing period, allowing politicians to draw their battle lines around arguably the most economically consequential issue this session: the fate of Dynamex and the “ABC test.” read more →

Your Comments Needed:  In October, the Trump Administration directed the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to publish a proposed rule expanding the definition of who is to be considered a “public charge” to include immigrants and non-immigrants alike who are authorized to be in the United States. The rule is accepting comments and recommendations from.. read more →

For Immediate Release December 3, 2018, Washington, DC — Today, the Joint National Committee for Languages and the National Council for Languages and International Studies announced the composition of the 2019 Board of Directors. The Delegate Assembly of JNCL-NCLIS has voted to approve the following appointments to fill Board vacancies for a two-year term beginning.. read more →

30 Nov 2018
November 30, 2018

Legislative Update: November 2018

A message from the Executive Director On the night of November 6th, the so-called “blue wave” started slow, but as the final votes were tallied (and in some cases re-tallied) a week later, the Democrats’ pick-up of nearly 40 seats in the House proved to be a tsunami. And the new freshmen class is more.. read more →