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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


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


Ninth Circuit upholds civil penalties for Form I-9 violations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 29 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed the decision of an administrative law judge ("ALJ") directing Ketchikan Drywall


District court grants EEOC's motion to protect plaintiffs' immigration status
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 29 2013

On September 10, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana granted a motion for a protective order filed by the U.S


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


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


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


Special immigration alert: federal district court overturns regulation permitting 17-month F-1OPT STEM extensions
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

On August 12, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rendered its decision in Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. U.S