A Department of Labor judge has ordered the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine to pay an assistant professor $223,884 after finding the H-1B doctor was underpaid for her academic and clinical work, reversing a prior ruling that the school committed no violation.
A judge with a U.S. Department of Justice immigration office found that a temporary employment company is liable for over 400 violations related to I-9 forms, according to an order published Friday, noting that the E-Verify program doesn’t claim to shield employers from having to properly complete the forms.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Monday in the Obama administration's fight to undo a block on the president's immigration executive action policies, which could provide temporary deportation relief to over 4 million immigrants, with standing issues expected to play a crucial role.
A Texas resident lodged a suit in state court Friday challenging the constitutionality of a state law providing for drone surveillance along the Texas-Mexico border, saying the recently passed statute treats about 1 million residents categorically differently from those in the rest of the state.
A Kentucky federal judge on Friday refused to dismiss a proposed class action by a group of immigrants accusing Ahmad Law Office PLLC of filing needless applications to stop their deportation simply to generate fees, rejecting arguments by the firm that the suit was brought too late.
The Department of Homeland Security followed the necessary steps when it created a controversial new rule that will let certain foreign students extend their optional practical training period in the U.S., a new government report found.
A D.C. Circuit panel has sided with the Transportation Security Administration in a Venezuelan man's challenge of a TSA decision denying his application for flight school training, saying the agency showed sufficient support for its conclusion that the man posed a security risk.
Six Chinese investors sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in District of Columbia federal court on Thursday, alleging that they were wrongfully denied access to the EB-5 visa program after they each invested $500,000 in a rural Alabama hospital.
The First Circuit ruled Wednesday that there's no hard, six-month deadline to hold a bond hearing for an immigrant who's been detained pending deportation proceedings after serving a criminal sentence, saying courts should individually consider whether the length of a detention is reasonable.
Celebrity chef Jose Andres continued to push a D.C. Superior Court for partial summary judgment in his dispute with the developer of a Trump Hotel, arguing that the presidential candidate's controversial statements about immigrants made it impossible to open a Spanish restaurant in a hotel bearing his name.
A Texas federal judge held Thursday that a state law that makes it a felony to harbor unauthorized immigrants conflicts with federal law and is thus preempted, granting a preliminary injunction that temporarily blocks enforcement of those provisions.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission slapped the owner and CEO of a Vermont ski resort with a fraud suit accusing them of misappropriating the bulk of $350 million in investments obtained under the EB-5 immigrant investor program, according to documents filed in Florida federal court unsealed Thursday.
7-Eleven Inc. has resolved an Indian immigrant’s race and national origin bias suit alleging that he was demoted from his position overseeing construction development and energy efficiency because of his heritage, according to a filing in Texas federal court on Thursday.
The number of nonimmigrant visas issued by the U.S. Department of State increased by 10 percent in fiscal year 2015, according to an annual compilation of U.S. immigration statistics released by the Migration Policy Institute on Thursday.
A New York federal judge on Wednesday adopted the report of a magistrate judge who recommended that three staffing companies accused in a Fair Labor Standards Act suit of luring a Filipino man to the U.S. with false promises pay a total of $76,097, saying that the recommendation is reasonable.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has signed into law a bill officially removing clerk’s names from marriage licenses, codifying a move he had made by executive order in December as part of the fallout against the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage.
The U.S. Department of Justice unit tasked with enforcing anti-discrimination aspects of immigration law has provided guidance on proposed questions that employers might ask about jobs subject to export control laws, outlining the instances when such questions could lead to citizenship status discrimination.
Lawmakers revisited the debate over the EB-5 visa program for immigrant investors on Wednesday, with several high-ranking members of Congress criticizing what they say has been an abuse of provisions for targeted employment areas.
Carnival Corp. was slammed with a proposed class action in Florida federal court Tuesday alleging the company is violating the civil rights of Cuban-born consumers by refusing to allow them on its new cruise line to the once off-limits country.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a trio of bills Wednesday intended to improve the vetting of individuals and cargo at U.S. borders and tighten protections against various criminal and terror threats, particularly on the boundary with Mexico.