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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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New E-Verify Service Combats Fraud, Protects Identity, Educates Workers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced the launch of myE-Verify—a new website designed for employees.  myE-Verify is a one-stop shop for employees to create and maintain secure personal accounts and access new features for identity protection. “Since … 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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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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Planning to Move? Contact USCIS!

We know that moving can be hectic, but it is important to remember to update your address and contact information with USCIS.  When you update your information the system can make sure you receive notices or decisions on your case at … Continue reading

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Iowa joins the RIDE Program

As of September 8, 2013, Iowa is the fourth state to join the Records and Information from DMVs for E-Verify (RIDE) program. RIDE enables E-Verify to confirm information from drivers’ licenses and state identification cards presented by employees as Form I-9 … 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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Justice Department Settles Immigration-related Discrimination Claim Against An Employment Group

The Justice Department today reached an agreement with an employment group, based in Salt Lake City resolving claims that the company violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The department’s investigation confirmed allegations made by a … Continue reading

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