USCIS Sued By Illinois School For Denying Professor’s I-40

Law360, New York (September 7, 2016, 2:40 PM ET) — The Illinois Institute of Technology filed suit Tuesday against the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in Illinois federal court, alleging it improperly denied an I-140 application for one of its prospective professors in violation of the Administrative Procedures Act.

IIT says the agency’s denial of John Korah’s I-140, or immigrant worker petition, which it filed to classify him as an outstanding researcher in computer science in the field of computational social science, prevents him from applying for certain grants that would benefit not only his area…

Source: Law360