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Consulting Company’s Client Letter Sinks H-1B Denial Challenge

Sept. 17, 2019, 7:33 PM

An information technology consulting company lost its challenge to the denial of an H-1B petition for a man it planned to hire to work at a Washington state health-care system.

A letter from the health-care system that was submitted in support of KPK Technologies Inc.'s H-1B petition proved fatal to the company’s case, said Judge Sean F. Cox of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. The letter was vague about software developer Muralikrishna Killi’s job duties, and it wasn’t clear if those duties actually required him to have a bachelor’s degree, which is necessary for the...

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