On December 11, 2012, the OSC announced that it has reached a settlement of its discrimination claims against Holliswood Hospital, located in Queens, New York. According to the OSC, the hospital asked lawful permanent residents to provide more documentation than the law allowed. Specifically, the hospital subjected its lawful permanent residents to re-verification even though this is not required by federal law. Under the settlement, the hospital paid $1,182 in back pay and a $5,000 civil penalty.