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The Facebook Settlement Only Adds Contradictions
Posted on 1 Nov 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus D. Mehta, Kaitlyn Box, Nov. 1, 2021 "On October 19, 2021, the U.S. DOJ and DOL announced that they had reached separate settlement agreements with Facebook regarding the company’s purportedly discriminatory PERM labor certification... Read More

Tags: perm , Facebook , DOL , DOJ

Facebook Pays $14.25M to Settle PERM Beef
Posted on 19 Oct 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOJ, Oct. 19, 2021 "The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Labor today announced separate settlement agreements with Facebook regarding its use of the permanent labor certification program (PERM). The Justice Department’s... Read More

Tags: perm , Facebook , DOL , oflc , DOJ

OCAHO Denies Facebook's Motion to Dismiss
Posted on 8 Jun 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OCAHO, June 2, 2021 "On December 3, 2020, Complainant, the United States, filed a complaint with the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) alleging that Respondent, Facebook, Inc. (Facebook), violated 8 U.S.C. § 1324b... Read More

Tags: Facebook , ocaho

DOJ Complaint Against Facebook Chills Ability to Sponsor Workers for Green Cards: Cyrus Mehta
Posted on 7 Dec 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta, Dec. 7, 2020 "The Department of Justice’s complaint claiming that Facebook discriminated against US workers even when it followed DOL regulations for sponsoring foreign national workers is troubling. It renders every employer... Read More

DOJ (IER) Files OCAHO Complaint Against Facebook
Posted on 3 Dec 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOJ, Dec. 3, 2020 Here is the press release, and here is the complaint. Yes, it's a complaint, not a lawsuit. Lawsuits are filed in courts. This is a complaint filed with the OCAHO, an administrative tribunal. PERM experts and H-1B experts, weigh... Read More

Tags: perm , Facebook , ocaho , H-1B

Couple raises record $4 million on Facebook to reunite immigrant families
Posted on 19 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jessica Guynn, USA Today, June 19, 2018 - "In what is the largest single fundraiser ever on Facebook, a Silicon Valley couple has drummed up millions of dollars from tens of thousands of people to reunite immigrant parents with their children. As... Read More

EOIR Now on Facebook
Posted on 21 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) has opened a Facebook account to assist the agency in providing interested parties with information about news, events, and announcements through a second social media channel. Please note that... Read More

Tags: Facebook , Twitter , eoir

Facebook's Zuckerberg to Push CIR?
Posted on 24 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Mark Zuckerberg appears to have found his next venture: politics. The 28-year-old Facebook CEO and billionaire — after mostly staying out of the political fray while running his company’s day-to-day operations — is joining with other... Read More

Facebook Carve-Out Shows Tech Clout
Posted on 17 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[B]ehind the scenes on Capitol Hill, Facebook lobbyists were engaged in another form of politics: pressing to insert a few new words helpful to Facebook’s business interests into a sprawling legislative proposal. The deft maneuvering came... Read More

Facebook's Zuckerberg Promotes CIR with Advocacy Website
Posted on 11 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"We have a strange immigration policy for a nation of immigrants. And it’s a policy unfit for today’s world. ... That’s why I am proud to announce FWD.us , a new organization founded by leaders of our nation’s technology community... Read More

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Speaks Out for Immigration Reform
Posted on 6 Aug 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took his first step on the national political stage Monday night when he joined publicly with tech leaders, civil rights activists and undocumented immigrants to call for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation's... Read More

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Posted on 29 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

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Expert: New Visa Questionnaire May Be Travel Ban 'Lite'
Posted on 2 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Elizabeth Weise, USA Today, June 1, 2017 - "Travelers wishing to visit the United States can now be asked for their social media handles and email addresses going back five years, a new U.S. government request that's alarmed privacy advocates... Read More