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DOJ and DOL warn H-1B employers not to discriminate against U.S. workers

  1. Date Announced

    April 3, 2017

    DOJ announces that it "will not tolerate employers misusing the H-1B visa process to discriminate against U.S. workers" and will vigorously investigate and prosecute any violations of this policy. The Civil Rights Division warns that employers violate the INA's anti-discrimination provisions if they have a discriminatory hiring preference that favors H-1B visa holders over U.S. workers. DOL announces similar intentions. [ID #468]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    April 3, 2017
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: IER DOL

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