Tag Archives: 7th Circuit Digest

Immigration –Conflict of Interest

Plaintiff John Doe seeks lawful permanent residence in the United States under the Employment-Based Immigration: Fifth Preference category (“EB-5”). This visa program requires applicants to demonstrate that they have invested or are currently investing capital in a “new commercial enterprise” within the United States. 8 U.S.C. § 1153(b)(5)(A).

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Sentencing Guidelines

Teovonni Cunningham pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess stolen firearms and ammunition, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 371 and 922(j); one count of possession of stolen firearms and ammunition, in violation of § 922(j); and one count of possession of firearms by a felon, in violation of § 922(g)(1).

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Breach of Contract

CNH Industrial America LLC (“CNH”), which manufactures farming and construction machinery (including tractors, combines, backhoes, and the like) under the New Holland brand name, hired the global real estate services firm Jones Lang LaSalle America, Inc. (“JLL”) to manage a corporate re-branding program that involved the replacement of signage at each of CNH’s more than 1,400 dealers in North America.

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