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  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. USCIS Announces TPS Updates

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) recently announced several updates to Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”), which clarify immigration issues for nationals of qualifying countries. These announcements highlight the fluid nature of immigration status for countries in crisis and the power of the Department of Homeland Security to respond to urgent humanitarian needs. What is TPS? TPS is a temporary immigration status created by Congress under the Immigration READ MORE READ MORE

  3. Pennsylvania State Police Settle Federal Lawsuit Alleging Immigration Discrimination

    Pennsylvania State Police recently announced a settlement agreement resolving a federal lawsuit that alleged troopers routinely and improperly enforced federal immigration law by identifying and stopping individuals of Latin descent. The settlement, which resolved the allegations, highlights the intersection of state and federal law enforcement issues relating to immigration. Federal Lawsuit Details Allegations of M