ILW.COM - the immigration portal Immigration Daily

Home Page

Immigration Daily


Processing times

Immigration forms

Discussion board



Twitter feed

Immigrant Nation


CLE Workshops

Immigration books

Advertise on ILW

VIP Network




Connect to us

Make us Homepage



The leading
immigration law
publisher - over
50000 pages of
free information!
Immigration LLC.

View RSS Feed

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law and Policy

Staffing Agency Being Sued By Justice Department for Preference for Foreign Workers

Rating: 6 votes, 5.00 average.

I've stated in this blog before that we have existing laws that target employers that abuse the immigration system either to hurt American workers or exploit vulnerable foreign workers. Before we pass bills making things tougher on all H-1B employers - be they bad actors or good - we should focus on enforcing our existing laws. That is what the DOJ appears to be doing in this case. It may be that the company being targeted is innocent, of course. But if they are turning away qualified and willing American workers in favor of foreign workers, that's likely a form of nationality discrimination and it is illegal.

Submit "Staffing Agency Being Sued By Justice Department for Preference for Foreign Workers" to Facebook Submit "Staffing Agency Being Sued By Justice Department for Preference for Foreign Workers" to Twitter Submit "Staffing Agency Being Sued By Justice Department for Preference for Foreign Workers" to Google Submit "Staffing Agency Being Sued By Justice Department for Preference for Foreign Workers" to StumbleUpon Submit "Staffing Agency Being Sued By Justice Department for Preference for Foreign Workers" to Reddit Submit "Staffing Agency Being Sued By Justice Department for Preference for Foreign Workers" to Digg Submit "Staffing Agency Being Sued By Justice Department for Preference for Foreign Workers" to

Tags: None Add / Edit Tags


  1. gg's Avatar
    High-profile incidents like Rajat Gupta trial turning up ugly side of Indian Americans
    By Sujeet Rajan

    NEW YORK: Corporate greed, insider trading, cyber bullying, fraudulent scams, forced servitude and workforce exploitation. It may seem like election-year subjects up for debate, but a plethora of recent trials, convictions and charges involving Indian Americans, is turning up an ugly side of the community, which may tarnish the till-now impeccable credentials of a group known for being rich, highly educated, and family-oriented.

    The just concluded trial of New Jersey college freshman Dharun Ravi divided even the Indian American community on the issue of conservative, closeted parentage, hazards of shielding talk of gay issues at home, fostering a culture where more wealth and education means more privilege in society, the rest be damned.

    Ravi's stoic silence during the course of the trial, where he refused to show remorse for his actions - "anything I say now would sound rehearsed and empty, and nothing I say is going to make people hate me any less," Ravi told a local newspaper before the verdict - has made it one thing clear to the community: to inculcate in their children from an early age respect and tolerance for people of all classes and backgrounds.

    Feudal, Close-knit

    Even as the community is recovering from the Ravi trial, they are under the spotlight in yet another high-profile case of the year currently underway: Rajat Gupta, the former chief of McKinsey & Co and a top philanthropist, is under scrutiny by a jury for insider trading, for passing confidential information to the convicted Galleon hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam.

    Next week, former McKinsey director Anil Kumar, who has already pleaded guilty to tipping Rajaratnam, is expected to testify in the Gupta case, adding more to the desi twist on Wall Street.

    Gupta and Kumar are among a shockingly high number of Indian Americans on Wall Street, and in medical and business circles, who are being charged for fraudulent practices this year itself: last week, Ameriprise Financial's fund manager, Reema Shah, pleaded guilty to securities fraud and insider trading charges relating to deals between Yahoo! and Microsoft and a couple of other companies.

    Scams of Scale

    And when it comes to garnering notoriety, the Indian Americans seem to have a penchant for the biggest and the baddest deals. In one of the top frauds of all time in the United States, an Indian American couple in New York, Reddy Allen and Dr Padma Allen, were charged last month with raking in over $460 million through a corruption scam involving New York City's ambitious CityTime project, intended to modernise the municipal payroll system.

    A grand jury ruled that more than $600 million of the project's budget was fraudulent because of an intricate scam run by the Allens where they paid more than $15 million in kickbacks and hired a bevy of crooked subcontractors, to run an over-billing scam which pumped money into their firm TechnoDyne.

    "With success, come anguish. Because when a community seeks to excel itself at all cost then you run the risk of breaking the rule of law," says Ravi Batra, an attorney based in New York.

    Maid in Manhattan

    While these criminal cases involving theft of public money and fraudulent practices are among many such other cases that spring up all over the country, involving people of all ethnic backgrounds and nationalities, it is perhaps the recent cases of alleged abuse of servants at homes that has cast unwanted attention on the community.

    Indian diplomat Neena Malhotra, a former consul at the Indian consulate in New York, and now based in New Delhi, was judged to have held back pay and committed other abuses to a maid she brought from India. Another high-profile case that is soon going to come up is yet another allegation of forced labour charges against Prabhu Dayal, the Consul General of India in New York, concerning a domestic help brought from India.

    Rubbished by Dayal and the external affairs ministry in India, the case nevertheless has prompted the Indian Ambassador to the US, Nirupama Rao to call for a review of the policy of providing domestic help to its diplomats abroad, and announcing a "zero-tolerance" policy for abuse of domestic help.

    And it's been four years now, since the infamous case of the Sabhnanis closed, which played endlessly for days on national television. Varsha Sabhnani was sentenced to 11 years in prison and her husband, Mahender Sabhnani, a New York-based businessman who made millions in making perfumes, was sentenced to three and a half years, for charges that included forced labour, conspiracy, involuntary servitude and harbouring aliens, involving two Indonesian female servants.

    In the almost 50 years since the immigration floodgates opened in the United States, and skilled workers from India came to carve a path of excellence for the community, Indian Americans are known for their affluence, as the richest community with the most per capita income.

    That may not change in the years to come. But perceptions in the US may change if the moral and ethical questions keep coming up. Unflattering stereotyping may become the consequence.

  2. Grace's Avatar
    The company settled today:

  3. Anna Grey's Avatar
    I really enjoyed it...and i really appreciate to you for this....its always pleasure to read so....essay writers Thanks for sharing!!!
  4. Anna Grey's Avatar
    These kind of articles are always attractive and I essay writer am happy to find so many good point here in the post, writing is simply great, thanks for sharing.
  5. Rokki's Avatar
    I am so much excited after reading your blog. Your blog is very much innovative and much helpful for any industry as well as for
  6. mariambeger's Avatar
    You should be able to visit here Mobile Gadgets
  7. amitaab's Avatar
    Are you strolling out of time and submission of paper are pending ? Use need my paper service
  8. Poentez's Avatar
    A very interesting article... thank you.
  9. ramsingh23's Avatar
    Thanks a lot.
  10. kelly234's Avatar
    I have been waiting for such a post from the writer. This has eased the way to get itunes codes that i would be requiring while playing games on my ipad and iTunes code generator would surely gave them what i want.
  11. fapfap's Avatar
    judi online bandar bola agen bola

    I'm impressed, I must say. Very rarely do I come across a blog that's both informative and entertaining, and let me tell you, you've hit the nail on the head. Your blog is important; the issue is something that not enough people are talking intelligently about.
  12. kurnismila's Avatar
    Excellent post, I agree with you 100%! I?m always scouring the Internet for new information and learning whatever I can, and in doing so I sometimes leave comments on blogs. I don?t do it for SEO purposes necessarily, but to learn new things.
    capsa online casino live casino online casino online
  13. dekyuyun's Avatar
    Its like you read my mind! You seem to know so much about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you can do with a few pics to drive the message home a little bit, but instead of that, this is great blog. A fantastic read. I will certainly be back.
    casino | bolatangkas | judi online
  14. darra008's Avatar
    Very nice post! That's a great website I have visited, thank you for your essentials words.
    Give a billion thumbs to you
  15.'s Avatar
    Thanks for sharing it | |
  16. zwoo's Avatar
    outlet zapatos online
    bambas adidas baratas
    ugg boots outlet online
    adidas schoenen
    botas de futbol
    outlet scarpe new balance
    abercrombie deutschland
    new yeezy shoes
    new jordan releases
    toms sale
    mulberry v?skor rea
    nike tn pas cher
    air max pas cher femme
    cheap air max outlet
    cheap uggs
    adidas sneakers
    reebok running shoes
    burberry sac pas cher
    Ugg boots Sale
    nike sportschuhe
    nike air max 90 rea
    louboutin heels
    zapatillas running
    ray ban sale
    Toms Shoes For Women
    scarpe nike
    Nike Store
    scarpe adidas online
    burberry schal
    nike chaussures
    scarpe jordan
    uggs outlet
    moncler jacket sale
    goedkope nike air max
    pandora jewelry store
    asics sko
    fitflops sale uk
    balenciaga borse
    new balance femme
    Adidas schuhe
    michael kors handbags on sale
    nfl store
    michael kors v?ska rea
    Jordan Store
    cheap uggs for women
    Korting sportschoenen
    ugg clearance
    chaussure basket homme
    portafoglio michael kors
    huarache sneakers
    nike damenschuhe
    Nike Air Jordan 11
    ugg boots for women
    nike free
    Air Jordan News
    ray ban sunglasses for men
    Nuove scarpe nike
    fitflop online kopen
    air jordan pas cher homme
    scarpe running new balance
    nike joggesko
    Ray ban sale online
    chaussure Nike femme
    ray ban wayfarer eyeglasses
    Billig Nike
    Nike Online Store
    sac a main michael kors
    Nike Zapatos
    discount ray bans
    zapatillas nike baratas
    nike air schuhe herren
    moncler outlet
    nike jordan shoes
    New Balance Outlet
    chaussure new balance femme
    cheap nike air max
    nike schuhe g?nstig
    zapatilla adidas
    Uomo Hogan
    chaussure Nike homme
    Toms Outlet Online
    Miu Miu bags online
    adidas outlet
    ugg store
    womens nike air max
    abercrombie and fitch store
    toms shoes outlet
    Ray Ban Outlet
    timberland outlet
    adidas shoenen
    Chaussure Nike Pas Cher
    chaussure adidas pas cher
    billige nike sko
    oakley sunglasses clearance
    new balance sportschuhe
    zapatos de futbol nike
    polo ralph lauren pas cher
    adidas store
    coach factory outlet online
    prada outlet
    scarpe nike air max
    nike air
    Cheap Michael Kors
    oakley outlet
    adidas outlet stores online
    nike air max running shoes
    ugg factory outlet
    23 is back
    Billiga Nike Air Max
    scarpe hogan outlet
    Moncler Outlet Online
    michael kors bags outlet
    sandalias birkenstock
    adidas schuhe neu
    longchamp kaufen
    Jordan Schoenen
    cheap ray ban aviators
    scarpe nike running
    chaussures nike pas cher
    Air Jordan Release Date
    uggs for cheap
    ugg boots classic
    nike sneakers
    newest lebron shoes
    vans shoe store
    nike shoes
    Timberland skor
    ugg outlet online
    zwoo 9.6
Put Free Immigration Law Headlines On Your Website

Immigration Daily: the news source for legal professionals. Free! Join 35000+ readers Enter your email address here: