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EEOC commissioner calls for close scrutiny of English-only employment
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

Stuart J. Ishimaru, the Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), has called for a close examination of English-fluency employment tests and English-only work rules to determine if they are being used as a subterfuge for national origin discrimination


Comprehensive immigration reform
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

On April 21, 2010, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) indicated that they might push up congressional debate on comprehensive immigration reform and make this reform the Obama Administration's next legislative priority


CIS announces three measures designed to improve E-Verify, combat discrimination
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

On March 17, 2010, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced a number of measures that the agency claims will "strengthen the efficiency and accuracy of the E-Verify system" and combat worker discrimination


Arizona law criminalizes undocumented aliens
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

On Friday, April 23, 2010, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed S.B. 1070, legislation that its supporters call the toughest state anti-immigration law in the country


DOL directs software company to pay $1.9 million for underpaying H-1B workers
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") announced on February 18, 2010, that it had ordered Peri Software Solutions, Inc., and its owner to pay $1,456,422 in back wages and a civil penalty of $439,000 because they failed to pay the prevailing wage to 163 computer analysts hired under the H-1B program


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


Koch Foods fined more than $536,000 for worksite violations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

On February 12, 2010, ICE announced that Koch Foods Inc. had paid fines totaling more that $536,000 arising from a 2007 raid of its southwest Ohio poultry processing facility


DOS issues May 2010 Visa Bulletin
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

The Department of State ("DOS") recently issued its Visa Bulletin for May 2010


ICE expands list of ‘best practices' on its IMAGE Web site
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 28 2010

ICE has expanded the list of "Best Practices" on its IMAGE Web site


2011 Diversity Visa Lottery began October 2, 2009, and will end November 30 2009
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 30 2009

On September 30, 2009, the Department of State (DOS) announced the opening of the registration period for the 2011 Diversity Visa Lottery (DV-2011