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Third Circuit rejects doctor's employment contract claim based on H-1B status
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • February 3 2012

On January 23, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued its unpublished decision in Edwards v. Geisinger Clinic, No. 11-1528 (3d Cir. Jan. 23, 2012


Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court finds that health coverage exclusion of immigrants violates state constitution
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • February 3 2012

On January 5, 2012, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the state's highest court, held unconstitutional a state law that excluded certain immigrants from eligibility for subsidized health coverage under that state's "Commonwealth Care" program


New developments in immigration-related litigation
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 21 2012

There have been several decisions issued recently in the immigration area


Sharp reduction in new state immigration legislation should help employers
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 21 2012

As we predicted, the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that most of the restrictive Arizona immigration law was unconstitutional has had a chilling effect of the efforts of states to enact similarly restrictive legislation


Second Circuit strikes citizenship requirements for professional health care licenses
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 21 2012

On July 10, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit found unconstitutional on equal-protection grounds a New York State regulation that required health care professionals to be American citizens or permanent residents to secure a professional license


Courts continue to apply RICO to immigration violations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

The federal courts continue to uphold claims under the Racketeer Corrupt Influenced Organizations Act ("RICO") that involve immigration violations


Third Circuit rules that DOL retains authority to punish H-1B violations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

On April 12, 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that the DOL retained authority to impose sanctions on a temporary staffing company for violating H-1B visa procedures, even though it acted more than 19 months after the deadline contained in the INA


Court holds that Title VII covers undocumented workers
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 13 2009

On July 14, 2009, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a decision rejecting an employer’s motion for summary judgment to dismiss a complaint filed by an undocumented black female employee from Nigeria who had been pregnant


US District Court upholds implementation of E-Verify rule starting September 8, 2009
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 28 2009

On August 26, 2009, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, Southern Division, issued a decision in Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et. al. v. Napolitano upholding implementation of the federal E-Verify rule for government contractors


Fourth Circuit court approves probation term barring participant in H-2B visa scheme from HR work
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

The recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in United States v. Starkes, No. 09-5051 (4th Cir. Nov. 3, 2010)(unpublished), underscores the dangers inherent in the H-2B program