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Guam Businesses' Suit Over H-2B Visa Denials Can Proceed

Law360, New York (January 25, 2018, 9:16 PM EST) -- A federal judge in Guam let stand Wednesday the majority of claims against the U.S. government in a proposed class action brought by businesses in the territory that say their temporary worker visa petitions were being denied at an unfairly high frequency, and also partially granted the employers’ request for an injunction.

Chief U.S. District Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood ruled that the Guam-based businesses that sued in late 2016 had plausibly alleged claims of Administrative Procedure Act violations against the U.S. government for suddenly and without explanation...
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Case Title

Guam Contractors Association et al v. Sessions et al


Case Number

1:16-cv-00075

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Guam

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision

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Frances M. Tydingco-Gatew

Date Filed

October 4, 2016

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