Department of Justice, California Employer Reach Non-Prosecution Agreement Over Potential Criminal Violations of Immigration Laws

By | Immigration Blog | July 25, 2016
Department of Justice, California Employer Reach Non-Prosecution Agreement Over Potential Criminal Violations of Immigration Laws

Gridley, California-based natural food company Mary’s Gone Crackers Inc. agreed and consented to payment of $1.5 million and establishment of a corporate compliance program under a non-prosecution agreement reached with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California on July 19, 2016.

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DOL Judge Says Flagging Economy Insufficient Basis to Relieve H-1B Employers of Wage Obligations

By | Immigration Blog | July 21, 2016
DOL Judge Says Flagging Economy Insufficient Basis to Relieve H-1B Employers of Wage Obligations

Employers employing foreign nationals in H-1B nonimmigrant visa status must pay their H-1B employees the wage specified on the Labor Condition Application (LCA) certified by DOL, regardless of whether the H-1B employer is enduring difficult economic or financial periods due to struggling national economy, an Administrative Law Judge for the Department of Labor has ruled in Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division v. Shriiji Krupa Inc.

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