Immigration Law

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H-1B Employer Held Personally Liable for Back Wages, Penalties: Matter of XCEL Solutions
Posted on 21 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"I find it clear the XCEL served as the alter-ego of Mr. and Ms. Goel. Respondents observed no corporate formalities, received from XCEL hundreds of thousands of dollars in loans and rents but could produce no documentation memorializing these transactions... Read More

ARB on H-1B back wages, etc. - Univ. Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Posted on 7 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

BACK WAGES; VOLUNTARY NONPRODUCTIVE STATUS; PERIOD OF TIME BETWEEN ARRIVAL AND REPORTING TO RESPONDENT; PERIOD OF TIME TAKING CARE OF PERSONAL MATTERS IS VOLUNTARY, NONPRODUCTIVE STATUS; PERIOD OF TIME TO OBTAIN SOCIAL SECURITY CARD IS NOT VOLUNTARY... Read More

$23K Award in H-1B Benching Case: Komakula v. Aqua Information Systems
Posted on 11 Mar 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Komakula v. Aqua Information Systems, Mar. 9, 2016 - "1. The Prosecuting Party paid $5,225 to the Respondent as fees for his H-1B petition in violation of the Act. Accordingly, I find that the Respondent must to remit the $5,225 payment to the Prosecuting... Read More