Justice Department Establishes Hotline, E-Mail for Alabama H.B. 56 Civil Rights Concerns

On October 13, 2011, via e-mail, Twitter and Facebook , the Department of Justice broadcast the following message : " To report potential civil rights concerns related to Alabama’s HB 56, contact 1-855-353-1010 or hb56@usdoj.gov ."

Department of Justice official urges people to report problems from Alabama's new immigration law

"The assistant attorney general for the civil rights division of the U.S. Department of Justice was in Birmingham tonight to urge people to report possible civil rights violations stemming from Alabama's new immigration law." Birmingham News, Oct. 13, 2011 .

Food Service Giant Flubs I-9s, Pays DOJ $250K+

"The Justice Department announced today that it reached an agreement with Centerplate Inc., resolving allegations that the company violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Centerplate, based in Spartanburg, S.C., is one of the largest hospitality companies...

Dallas Property Management Firm Flubs I-9s, Pays $20K Fine and Back Wages

"The Justice Department today reached an agreement with Milestone Management Company, a nationwide residential property management firm headquartered in Dallas, resolving claims that the staffing company violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). ...

DOJ Charges Visa Fraud in Ethiopian Adoptions

"Four current and former employees of International Adoption Guides Inc. (IAG), an adoption services provider, have been indicted by a grand jury in South Carolina for allegedly conspiring to defraud the United States in connection with IAG’s adoption services in Ethiopia. IAG is a South Carolina...