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Immigration alert: September 2014
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • September 23 2014

On August 20, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued its decision in Kutty v. U.S. Department of Labor, No. 11-6120 (6th Cir


Second Circuit forecloses back pay and reinstatement for undocumented workers
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • July 19 2013

On July 10, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued its decision in Palma v. NLRB, Docket No. 12-1199 (2d Cir. 2013). The Palma


Eleventh Circuit permits undocumented plaintiffs to recover FLSA
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 2 2013

On March 6, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued its decision in Lamonica v. Safe Hurricane Shutters Inc., No. 11-15743


SEC alleges $150 million fraud in EB-5 immigrant investor program
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 2 2013

On February 6, 2013, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Administration ("SEC") filed a civil lawsuit against an Illinois man and two of his companies


SCOTUS holds DOMA unconstitutional
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • July 19 2013

On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States ("SCOTUS") held that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA") was unconstitutional


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


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


New York district court finds employer violated FLSA by refusing to reimburse H-2B workers for visa, travel, and other expenses
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 2 2011

On February 15, 2011, the U.S. 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 provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") by refusing to reimburse the workers' transportation, visa, and recruitment expenses


OCAHO continues to enforce Form I-9 violations in hospitality and construction industries
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2014

The OCAHO has recently issued two Form I-9 enforcement decisions involving hospitality and construction industry employers that should be of interest


New York federal district court awards undocumented immigrants FLSA damages
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • February 3 2014

On December 19, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York denied the defendant's motion for discovery regarding the