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Immigration Law

Lawsuit Charges Sex Discrimination, Age Discrimination in ICE Legal Department: Vroom v. Johnson

"Plaintiff is a 59-year-old woman.  She has been an attorney in the United States Government for 30 years, the last 26 of which have been with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and its predecessor agency, the U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS).  Plaintiff has had a stellar career with these two agencies, having earned Outstanding ratings year in and year out, as well as numerous awards, including twice receiving the “District Counsel of the Year Award.” ... 

This is a proceeding for damages against Defendant Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security, to redress the deprivation of rights secured to the Plaintiff by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §2000e et seq. and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, 29 U.S.C. §621." - Vroom v. Johnson, Case 2:14-cv-02463-DKD, D. Ariz., filed Nov. 6, 2014.