Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Diversified Business Consulting Group, Inc.
The Justice Department reached an agreement today with an information technology staffing agency headquartered in Maryland. The settlement resolves the department’s claims that the company discriminated against work-authorized non-U.S. citizens in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The department’s investigation concluded that the staffing company’s human resources personnel required non-U.S. citizens, but not […]
Justice Department Settles Lawsuit Against California Bakery Over Discrimination Against Foreign-Born Worker
The Justice Department announced today that it reached a settlement with a bakery with two stores in the San Francisco Bay Area. The settlement resolves allegations that the bakery violated the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) by engaging in discriminatory documentary practices. Specifically, the Justice Department’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices […]
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced the launch of myE-Verify—a new website designed for employees. myE-Verify is a one-stop shop for employees to create and maintain secure personal accounts and access new features for identity protection. “Since its inception, E-Verify has provided employees with valuable online tools and resources regarding the employment […]
Justice Department Reaches Settlement to Resolve Claim of Citizenship Status Hiring Discrimination in Waterloo, Iowa
The Justice Department announced today that it has reached an agreement with the city of Waterloo, Iowa, resolving allegations that the city violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The department initiated its investigation after a charge was filed by a work-authorized, lawful permanent resident alleging that the city refused to […]
SMore than 500,000 companies now use E-Verify, the free online service that allows United States employers to confirm their new employees’ eligibility to work. “Since it was established, E-Verify has experienced exponential growth, increased accuracy and high customer-satisfaction ratings,” said Lori Scialabba, Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). “Participation in E-Verify is […]
A federal grand jury returned a 23-count indictment charging six people for their roles in a conspiracy to hire illegal workers at a chain of restaurants in Stark and Summit counties and pay them less than minimum wage and sometimes only in tips. The indictments are the result of a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration […]
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed revision of a currently approved collection of information. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment […]
A restaurant manager in eastern Kansas was indicted in federal court Friday on nine counts related to hiring and harboring illegal aliens for his business. This indictment resulted from a criminal investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). The owner of the restaurant is charged with four counts of harboring […]
As of September 8, 2013, Iowa is the fourth state to join the Records and Information from DMVs for E-Verify (RIDE) program. RIDE enables E-Verify to confirm information from drivers’ licenses and state identification cards presented by employees as Form I-9 identity documents. Mississippi, Florida and Idaho are also RIDE participants.