Tag: discrimination

  1. Justice Department Secures Settlement with Florida Employer to Resolve Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims

    The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) continues to combat employer discriminatory practices in violation of U.S. immigration law. The most recent example came this week, when the Department of Justice announced a settlement agreement with Temple Beth El, a synagogue in Boca Raton, Florida. After receiving information from the public, the DOJ initiated the investigation to determine whether the synagogue was violating the Immigration and Nationality Act’s anti-discrimination provision. The READ MORE READ MORE

  2. DOJ Settles Immigration Discrimination Claim Against Washington Home Care Provider

    The Department of Justice recently announced a settlement agreement with a home care provider based in Washington State. The settlement resolves claims that the company engaged in discriminatory practices against noncitizens through its E-Verify practices. The announcement underscores the severe consequences of violating the anti-discrimination provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (“INA”). Allegations of Discrimination Against Noncitizens According to the Department of Justice, an investigation into READ MORE READ MORE

  3. DOJ Settles Immigration Discrimination Claim Against Washington Home Care Provider

    The Department of Justice recently announced a settlement agreement with a home care provider based in Washington State. The settlement resolves claims that the company engaged in discriminatory practices against noncitizens through its E-Verify practices. The announcement underscores the severe consequences of violating the anti-discrimination provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (“INA”). Allegations of Discrimination Against Noncitizens According to the Department of Justice, an investigation into READ MORE READ MORE

  4. DOJ Announces Settlement of Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims with Insurance Company

    The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) continued its crackdown against discriminatory practices by employers when it announced, on January 24, it had reached a settlement agreement with a Virginia-based insurance company to resolve allegations that the company engaged in immigration-related discrimination. The settlement, like many others since President Biden took office, highlights the administration’s ongoing efforts to target and prosecute discriminatory practices in violation of U.S. immigration law. READ MORE READ MORE

  5. DOJ Announces Settlement of Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims Against Frozen Food Company

    The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) recently announced it has reached an