DOJ Sues Rug Maker, Alleging Non-Citizen Authorized Workers Employment Discrimination

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Justice on July 7 filed a lawsuit against Garland Sales Inc., a rug manufacturer and seller located in Dalton, Ga., alleging it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination by imposing unnecessary and discriminatory hurdles to employment for work authorized individuals...

Daniel M. Kowalski: Key Provisions Of Arizona Immigration Law Blocked

By Daniel M. Kowalski, Attorney, The Fowler Law Firm PC Daniel M. Kowalski discusses the July 28, 2010 decision by Judge Susan R. Bolton in United States v. Ariz., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75558 (D. Ariz. 2010) . Mr. Kowalski is an immigration lawyer with The Fowler Law Firm in Austin, Texas and is online...

First Class Action Filed On Behalf Of Detained Immigrants With Mental Disabilities

LOS ANGELES - The nation's first class action lawsuit on behalf of immigrant detainees with severe mental disabilities was filed Aug. 2 by a coalition of legal organizations led by Public Counsel, the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP ( Jose Antonio...

Julie Myers Wood: Flawed Analysis Blocks Parts of 2010 Arizona Immigration Law, S.B. 1070

By Julie Myers Wood, President Immigration and Customs Solutions, LLC Julie Myers Wood, former Assistant Secretary running U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, analyzes the U.S. District Court decision ( 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75558 ) enjoining parts of the controversial new Arizona immigration...

Lawsuit: Company Sought To Hire Illegal Immigrants

JACKSON, Miss. - (AP) A Mississippi company that pleaded guilty to conspiracy related to the nation's largest workplace raid on illegal immigrants is now facing a lawsuit accusing it of discriminating against non-immigrants who applied for jobs. A discrimination lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District...