Tech Union Loses Bid For Review Of Fee Loss In Visa Case

Law360 (March 5, 2018, 3:05 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a bid by a technology workers union to challenge the reduction of its requested attorneys’ fees by 91 percent after it won a rule challenge against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over work requirements for F-1 student visa holders.

The high court did not expand on its rationale for denying the petition for certiorari filed in October by the Washington Alliance of Technology Workers, which asserted that the split D.C. Circuit panel’s decision defies Supreme Court precedent, which instructs that fee awards encompass all aspects of a case, according to court...

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