Immigration Law

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University to Pay $1M Fine for H-1B Visa Fraud
Posted on 21 Nov 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOJ, Nov. 16, 2018 - "Wright State University’s Board of Trustees has accepted responsibility for visa fraud offenses on behalf of the university and agreed to pay the federal government $1 million. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney... Read More

USCIS Rolls Out H-1B Fraud/Abuse Reporting System
Posted on 3 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Apr. 3, 2017 - "We have established an email address dedicated to receiving information about suspected H-1B fraud or abuse." Read More

Tags: Fraud , H-1B , abuse , USCIS

AILA Prevails in H-1B FOIA Litigation
Posted on 23 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The reliability and fairness of our immigration system can be evaluated only if the government’s procedures and activities are transparent. The LAC regularly uses the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to increase transparency and promote... Read More

Tags: Fraud , H-1B , FOIA , Litigation , aila

H-1B 'Benching' Visa Fraud Indictment Unsealed in Texas
Posted on 5 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A Texas IT services firm has been indicted by federal authorities for using H-1B visa workers to create an inexpensive "as needed" labor force. A multi-count indictment filed last month charged that Dibon Solutions of Carrollton, Texas... Read More

Couple Indicted for $20M H-1B Visa Fraud Scheme
Posted on 3 May 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Patrick Thibodeau, Computerworld, May 2, 2016 - "The U.S. government has indicted a Virginia couple for running an H-1B visa-for-sale scheme the government said generated about $20 million. Raju Kosuri and Smriti Jharia of Ashburn, Va., along with... Read More

DOL to Ramp Up Fraud Probes of H Visa Programs
Posted on 7 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters, June 6, 2017 - "The U.S. Labor Department said on Tuesday it is stepping up efforts to root out potential fraud in its visa programs for foreign workers, a move that will include increases in both civil investigations as... Read More

Tags: DOL , labor , Fraud , H-1B , acosta , H-2B , H-2A