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Tech Giant Infosys Earmarks $35M for Immigration-Related Liabilities

"Last Friday, publicly traded tech giant, Infosys, released its second quarterly financial statements* . The Indian company provides a range of global technology, consulting, as well as outsourcing services to leading U.S. companies. Aside from satisfying accounting requirements, quarterly financial...

U.S. to Hit Infosys With Record Immigration Fine

"The federal government is set to slap Infosys Ltd. with the largest immigration fine ever, claiming the Indian outsourcing giant illegally placed workers on visitor, rather than work, visas at big corporate clients across the U.S. The government is expected to announce Wednesday it will fine...

Infosys’ Record Fine Targets Outsourcing Abuses

"A record fine against Infosys Ltd. (INFY) targets outsourcing companies and their alleged abuse of existing immigration laws to feed the insatiable desire for highly skilled engineers in the U.S. Infosys has been sending employees to the U.S. with B-1 visitor visas, letting it sidestep caps on...

Feds: Infosys Pays Record Amount To Settle Allegations Of Systemic Visa Fraud And Abuse Of Immigration Processes

"Infosys Corporation, an Indian company involved in consulting, technology, and outsourcing, has agreed to a civil settlement of allegations of systemic visa fraud and abuse of immigration processes by paying a record settlement amount and agreeing to enhanced corporate compliance measures, announced...

The Ambiguous B-1 Visa: Lessons Learned from the Infosys Settlement

"There are plenty of lessons one can take away from the Settlement Agreement upon an objective review. Despite the seriousness of the allegations, Infosys did not incur any criminal liability. For instance, the government accused, among other things, the IT giant for bringing its employees on B...

Four Post-Infosys Strategies for Corporate Customers and Consultants to Minimize Immigration Risks

"Why did the U.S. Attorney drop civil and most criminal charges against Infosys when the prosecutor believed the company had engaged in widespread immigration fraud? And why did Judge Martini throw a cold cocktail in the DOL's face in refusing to debar CAMO from further use of the immigration...

Williams Mullen: Infosys I-9 Audit Results Likely to Trigger ICE Audits of Computer Consulting Firms

By Mary E. Pivec, Esq. Infosys Limited’s recent $34 million settlement with the U.S. Government resolved the threat of criminal charges against the company based on allegations of visa fraud. For our commentary on the False Claims Act allegations in the Government’s complaint click here...

DOL Clears Infosys, Closes Investigation - Reuters

Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters, Sept. 8, 2015 - "The U.S. Labor Department has cleared Infosys Ltd of any wrongdoing and closed its investigation after American technology workers at Southern California Edison complained their jobs were wrongfully outsourced to foreigners working on H-1B visas, Infosys...

BALCA on PERM, Travel, Relocation: Matter of Infosys, Ltd. (May 12, 2016)

Matter of Infosys, Ltd. - "This case presents essentially two questions. 1) Did the CO correctly determine that the possibility that workers might be required to relocate was not subsumed in the Employer‘s description of the work locations as ―various unanticipated locations through the U...