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Justice Department Settles Lawsuit Against California Bakery Over Discrimination Against Foreign-Born Worker

The Justice Department announced today that it reached a settlement with a bakery with two stores in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The settlement resolves allegations that the bakery violated the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) by engaging in discriminatory … Continue reading

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Justice Department Reaches Settlement to Resolve Claim of Citizenship Status Hiring Discrimination in Waterloo, Iowa

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached an agreement with the city of Waterloo, Iowa, resolving allegations that the city violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The department initiated its investigation after a … Continue reading

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Half a Million Companies Now Participate in E-Verify

SMore than 500,000 companies now use E-Verify, the free online service that allows United States employers to confirm their new employees’ eligibility to work. “Since it was established, E-Verify has experienced exponential growth, increased accuracy and high customer-satisfaction ratings,” said … Continue reading

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Ohio restaurant owners, managers indicted for hiring illegal workers

A federal grand jury returned a 23-count indictment charging six people for their roles in a conspiracy to hire illegal workers at a chain of restaurants in Stark and Summit counties and pay them less than minimum wage and sometimes … Continue reading

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ABT Revised Settlement Agreement Granted Final Approval; Implementation to Begin by Dec. 3, 2013

On Nov. 4, 2013, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington granted final approval of the revised ABT Settlement Agreement, bringing to a close class action litigation that began in December 2011. The settlement agreement provides … Continue reading

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USCIS Invites Comments to Change ‘SelfCheck’ to ‘myEverify’

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed revision of a currently approved collection of information. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. … Continue reading

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Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Arapahoe, Colo., Sheriff’s Office to Resolve Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached an agreement with the Arapahoe County, Colo. Office of the Sheriff resolving allegations that the Office of the Sheriff violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The … Continue reading

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Improvements to the E-Verify Tentative Nonconfirmation Process – Employee Email Notifications

In July, E-Verify added a field to enter the employee’s email address fromForm I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. On the Form I-9, the email address field is optional.  However, employers who use E-Verify must now enter the email address if the employee chooses to include … Continue reading

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Justice Department Reaches Settlement with a Texas based staffing company to Resolve Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached an agreement with a staffing company in Texas and its related entities resolving allegations that the companies violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The Department’s investigation … Continue reading

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Justice Department Settles Immigration-related Discrimination Claim

The Justice Department announced today that it reached an agreement with a company resolving allegations that the company violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) when it rejected a work-authorized individual’s Department of Homeland Security-issued Employment … Continue reading

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