Immigration Law

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Immigration Jail Slave Wage Cases Move Forward: Chen v. GEO Group; Menocal v. GEO Group
Posted on 9 Dec 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Jacqueline Stevens, Dec. 8, 2017 - "Federal district court judge Robert Bryan in the Western District of Washington State on December 6, 2017 filed two orders denying GEO's motions to dismiss the latest lawsuits seeking damages for violating... Read More

60 Farmworkers Stranded After Refusing to Work Below Minimum Wage
Posted on 8 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Nearly 60 farmworkers from a rural Washington state community just outside of Seattle said they were stranded with no way to get home last week after refusing to work for less than minimum wage." - KIMA-TV, Nov. 7, 2011 . Read More

'Voluntary' Work Programs Run in Private Immigration Prisons Pay Detainees $1 a Day
Posted on 31 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In private prisons around the country, immigrants languishing in detention centers are being put to work by profit-making companies like the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) for far below the minimum wage. For doing a range of manual labor... Read More