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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


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


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


DOL Administrative Law Judge Permits Employer to Deduct H-1B Costs from Final Paycheck per Repayment Agreement
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

On October 26, 2016, an administrative law judge ("ALJ") for the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") found that an H-1B employer, located in


Disney Dodges Worker Visa Abuse Claims
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

On October 13, 2016, a federal judge in Florida dismissed a pair of punitive class action lawsuits against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and two


Conspirator in $14 Million B-2 Visa Fraud Scheme Pleads Guilty
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

On October 6, 2016, Eyal Katz, the owner of a mall kiosk business, pled guilty to a visa fraud and money laundering plot involving 140 foreign workers


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


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


Eighth Circuit awards undocumented immigrants FLSA damages
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 29 2013

On July 29, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued its decision in Lucas v. Jerusalem Café, LLC, No. 12-2170 (8th Cir