Immigration Law

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DOJ Settles I-9 Lawsuit for $215K - Louisiana Crane
Posted on 1 Sep 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOJ, Aug. 31, 2015 - "The Justice Department announced today that it reached a settlement with Louisiana Crane & Construction LLC (Louisiana Crane), a crane and construction company headquartered in Eunice, Louisiana, that provides services to... Read More

Houston Restaurant Management Company Fined for I-9 Flub
Posted on 3 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Justice Department announced today that it reached an agreement with Culinaire International, a catering and restaurant management company headquartered in Houston, Texas, resolving a claim that Culinaire engaged in citizenship discrimination... Read More

OSC Settles I-9 Discrimination Case for $115K
Posted on 21 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Justice Department reached an agreement today with Potter Concrete , a company based in Dallas , resolving claims that the company engaged in a pattern or practice of document abuse in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).... Read More

OSC Posts New I-9 Technical Assistance Letter
Posted on 14 Jan 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jan. 7, 2016 - "This is in response to your email dated July 27, 2015, to the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices ("OSC" or "Office"). In light of recently-issued guidance, this letter... Read More

Tags: osc , documentation , tal , I-9

DOJ Sues Employer for Requiring Document Not on Form I-9 List
Posted on 6 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Justice Department prosecutors, acting in conjunction with the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices, have filed a lawsuit against a medical services provider with skilled nursing facilities throughout... Read More

OSC Guidance: Employee Admits Original I-9 Documents Were Fraudulent - Bruce Buchanan
Posted on 3 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On January 8, 2015, the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) issued a Technical Assistance Letter (TAL) concerning potential discrimination issues arising when an employee presents an employer with... Read More