As a response to the increased oil process the President Biden proposed a gas tax holiday representing an 18-cent per gallon reduction until September and encouraged states to cut their gas taxes as well. Reduction (or elimination) of taxes on fuel can potentially mitigate the burden of increased fuel prices on consumers in the short … Continue reading
Author Archives: Mariam Chachava
Derive Higher Benefits from High-Skilled Workforce Mobility
In January 2022 the Department of Homeland Security announced the amendment of the list science, technology, engineering, and math degree programs by adding 22 qualified fields of study to the F-1 visa program. The amendment allows qualified international students to apply for a 24-month extension of their Optional Practical Training beyond the already existing 12-month … Continue reading
Economic Sanctions – Modern Tool Against Modern War?
Introduction Economic sanctions represent one of the most widely used instruments in international relationships for various social, political and military concerns. They can be imposed by one country (unilateral sanction) or group of multiple countries (multilateral sanction) against other country (or regime) to express their disapproval of the regime and deter the unacceptable behavior. However, … Continue reading