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Third Circuit rejects contract claim by H-1B physician

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently rejected claims by a physician that he was not an at-will employee because his employer's H-1B sponsorship for three years constituted an express contract of employment

Ninth Circuit affirms injunction barring enforcement of Arizona's immigration law

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 10 2011

On April 11, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a 2-1 opinion affirming a district court decision declaring that several sections of Arizona's immigration law, SB 1070, are preempted by federal law and, therefore, unconstitutional

Colorado grand jury indicts long-term care facility operators on immigration-related charges

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2012

On March 1, 2012, a grand jury in Colorado indicted the owners of several long-term care facilities in Colorado on multiple charges related to human trafficking, including forced labor and visa fraud

H-2B reimbursements

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2011

On February 15, 2011, the United States District Court for the Western District of New York denied a motion to dismiss a complaint by foreign H-2B workers that alleged that their employer violated the minimum wage provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by refusing to reimburse the workers' transportation, visa and recruitment expenses

OCAHO provides a roadmap for reducing fines for Form I-9 violations

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2013

The recent decision by the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer ("OCAHO") in United States v. The Red Coach Rest., Inc., 10 OCAHO No. 1200

DOL penalizes employers for failing to pay H-1B legal fees and other expenses

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2013

In the past years, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") has been involved in two important actions that should remind employers of their obligations

DOL's administrative review board applies "bona fide termination" rule to E-3 worker

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

On December 23, 2013, the Administrative Review Board ("ARB"), U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL"), issued its decision in Matter of S.V. Technologies

Court strikes New York state bar to non-immigrants seeking pharmacist license

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2010

On September 29, 2010, a federal district court in Manhattan declared unconstitutional a New York State law that bars non-immigrants authorized to work from obtaining a pharmacist license

Restaurant sues former chef to recover H-1B visa expenses when he quits before his contract expired

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2013

On June 28, 2013, a District of Columbia restaurant sued its former executive chef to recover the expenses incurred to secure his H-1B visa. See

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals finds Oklahoma E-Verify law unconstitutional

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2010

On February 2, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit upheld a District Court determination that the mandatory E-Verify provisions of The Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act of 2007 were pre-empted by federal immigration laws