8th Circ. Says DOL Overreached In H-1B Probe Of Staffing Co.

Law360, New York (December 15, 2015, 7:47 PM ET) — The Eighth Circuit overturned a lower court’s decision requiring a Missouri provider of contract health care workers to pay over $120,000 for immigration law violations, ruling Monday that federal regulators overstepped their bounds with a sweeping investigation of the company’s H-1B visa practices based on a single worker complaint.

Three judges on a panel for the appeals court said the U.S. Department of Labor wasn’t authorized to launch a broad probe into Greater Missouri Medical Pro-Care Providers Inc.’s compliance with the temporary worker visa program based…

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