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$1M Federal Jury Verdict for Injured Undocumented Worker: Romero v. Reiman Corp. (D. Wyo.)

Denver attorney James E. Gigax writes: "This will summarize a jury verdict rendered on Friday April 27, 2012, in U.S. District Court (D.Wyo.). Omar Romero's Wyoming work comp claim was denied because he was undocumented, so we sued his employer, a contractor, in federal court, in common law...

Immigration Bill May Keep Wage Exemption For Foreign Herders

"Peruvian shepherds on guest worker visas tend thousands of sheep in Wyoming, but they only make about half of what agricultural workers elsewhere are paid. Under the U.S. Senate's newest immigration proposal, these guest workers would receive a special exemption from minimum wage rules. The...

Citizen Khan: How a Wyoming Entrepreneur Won, then Lost, then Regained Citizenship

Kathryn Schulz, The New Yorker, June 6&13, 2016 issue - " By the time Zarif Khan applied to become a United States citizen for the second time, he had been living in Wyoming for nearly half a century. He was in his late sixties. On the naturalization petition, his official hair color had turned...