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Infosys to Pay $34 Million to Government;
Largest Payment Made in Immigration Case

Oct. 30, 2013, 4:00 AM

The Bangalore, India-based information technology consulting company Infosys has agreed to pay $34 million to the federal government under a settlement with the Justice Department, the largest payment ever made in an immigration case, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas John M. Bales announced Oct. 30 (United States v. Infosys Ltd.).

The settlement agreement, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, resolves allegations that the company, which has locations in 30 countries and in 17 cities in the U.S., misused the H-1B highly skilled guestworker program and B-1 business visa program ...