Monthly Archives: May 2012

Justice Department Files Lawsuit against New Jersey Information Technology Company

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit today against an information technology staffing company in Jersey City, N.J., regarding allegations that the company violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) when it terminated an employee in retaliation … Continue reading

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Houston-based company admits to hiring illegal aliens and agrees to forfeit $2 million

Houston-based company has agreed to adhere to revised immigration compliance procedures and to pay $2 million as forfeited funds to the Department of Homeland Security related to revenue derived from the employment of illegal aliens. The announcement was made by … Continue reading

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Ohio company partners with ICE to ensure workforce compliance

A leading Ohio meat supplier has partnered with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) by joining the agency’s employment compliance program IMAGE, or “ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers.” The company which employs more than 2,000 people in northern … Continue reading

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Washington based herb grower fined $1 million for knowingly employing illegal aliens

A Washington-based supplier of fresh organic herbs to nearly 2,700 grocers was sentenced Tuesday to $1 million in criminal fines and probation for hiring illegal aliens in a case spurred by a tip to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) … Continue reading

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Social Networking Online Protection Act (SNOPA) Introduced

Congressman Eliot Engel and Rep. Jan Schakowsky introduced a legislation to protect users of social networking sites from having to divulge personal information to employers, schools and universities. The legislation protects people already employed or enrolled, and those seeking employment … Continue reading

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Justice Department Settles Document Abuse Claim against a School in Ohio

The Justice Department announced today that it reached an agreement with a school in Ohio resolving allegations that the company discriminated under the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act, when it fired an employee at division in Ohio, … Continue reading

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Justice Department Resolves Allegations of Discrimination with Healthcare Firm in Connecticut

The Justice Department reached a settlement agreement today with a healthcare staffing company based in Wilton, Conn., resolving allegations that the company posted discriminatory job advertisements on its home page and third party websites that limited its jobs to U.S. … Continue reading

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