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Ex-Employees of Southern California Edison
Sue DHS Over H-4 Work Authorization Rule

April 24, 2015, 4:00 AM

A group of former Southern California Edison employees who say they were displaced by H-1B guestworkers sued the Department of Homeland Security April 23, claiming that its recent rule providing work authorization to the spouses of certain H-1B workers is without statutory authority (Save Jobs USA v. DHS, D.D.C., 1:15-cv-00615, complaint filed 4/23/15).

The complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia argued that the rule will create additional competition for U.S. workers, including those already displaced by H-1B workers, without any of the protections envisioned by the Immigration and Nationality Act.

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