The Justice Department and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the United Mexican States recently came to an agreement in an effort to mitigate instances of discrimination in the hiring process.
American Cleaning Company, a green cleaning and maintenance services provider in Brighton, Massachusetts, reached a settlement agreement with the Department of Justice following claims the company violated the discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
In September, Cumberland Staffing Inc., a Tennessee staffing company, reached a $175,000 settlement agreement with the Department of Justice following an investigation into alleged Immigration and Nationality Act violations.
The Department of Justice has paid particular attention to citizenship discrimination in recent years, and such cases have yielded a number of large fines as evidence of the agency's efforts. Now the DOJ is expanding its efforts to crack down on Immigration and Nationality Act violations by increasing the number of languages it accepts complaints in.
Recently in Texas, there has been plenty of confusion over who should be using E-Verify, and what will happen if they don't. One agency demanded clarity on the vexing approach to employment authorization verification requirements in the Lone Star state.
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