11th Circ. Blocks DOL's Visa Rules For Unskilled Workers

Law360, New York (April 1, 2013, 9:48 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Monday said it was "absurd" for the U.S. Department of Labor to reason that it had the authority to make rules for a visa program for unskilled foreign workers simply because it had a relationship with the department that administered the program, and blocked the rules.

A three-judge panel preserved a lower court's preliminary injunction against the proposed rules for the H2-B visa program. It rejected the department’s argument that its ability to propose rules for the visa program stems from its ability...
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