Immigration Law

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DOJ Reaches Settlement With Joe Arpaio, Maricopa County
Posted on 20 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division announced today that it has reached a partial settlement in its civil rights lawsuit against Maricopa County, Arizona, and Maricopa County Sheriff Joseph M. Arpaio. The settlement resolves... Read More

DOJ Settles With Texas School District Over Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim; $140K Civil Penalty
Posted on 29 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOJ, Nov. 22, 2016 - "The Justice Department announced today that it reached a settlement with the Aldine, Texas, Independent School District resolving allegations that the district discriminated against work-authorized non-citizens in violation... Read More

Panda Express Serves Up $600K to DOJ in I-9 Violation Settlement
Posted on 30 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOJ, June 28, 2017 - "The Justice Department announced today that it reached a settlement agreement with Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. (Panda Express), a restaurant chain with over 1,800 locations in the United States. The agreement resolves the department’s... Read More

Nevada Cab Companies Settle Immigration Discrimination Case: $445K Penalty
Posted on 21 Oct 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOJ, Oct. 20, 2015 - "The Justice Department announced today that it reached an agreement with Nevada Yellow Cab Corporation, Nevada Checker Cab Corporation, and Nevada Star Cab Corporation – three Las Vegas, Nevada, taxicab companies that... Read More

DOJ Reaches Settlement with Houston Community College to Resolve Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices
Posted on 3 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Justice Department announced today that it has reached an agreement with Houston Community College (HCC) resolving allegations that the college violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). HCC employs... Read More

DOJ Settles Lawsuit Against Texas Bus Company for Discriminating Against U.S. Workers
Posted on 8 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Justice Department announced today that it reached a settlement with Autobuses Ejecutivos LLC, doing business as Omnibus Express, a bus company based in Houston, Texas. The settlement resolves a lawsuit filed in August 2013 by the department... Read More

Florida Staffing Company Settles With DOJ for $27K+
Posted on 14 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Justice Department reached a settlement agreement today with Avant Healthcare Professionals LLC, a healthcare staffing company based in Casselberry, Fla. , resolving allegations that the company posted discriminatory job advertisements on the... Read More

DOJ Settles U.S. Worker Discrimination Claims Against New Mexico Farm
Posted on 24 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOJ, May 23, 2017 - "The Justice Department announced today that it has reached a settlement agreement with Carrillo Farm Labor, LLC (Carrillo Farm), an onion farm in Deming, New Mexico. The settlement resolves the department’s investigation... Read More