Bloomberg Law
Feb. 28, 2019, 11:18 AM

IT Consulting Firms Trying to Force Litigation of H-1B Denials

Laura D. Francis
Laura D. Francis

A group of information technology consulting companies is trying to force a federal court ruling on a government policy they say is preventing them from accessing workers on H-1B visas.

Businesses increasingly have been willing to sue U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services over visa denials, particularly when it comes to the H-1B skilled guestworker program. In many of those instances, the agency has reversed course and approved the visa, thus making the case moot.

That’s good news for the businesses, but it also means there aren’t any court rulings on the legality of the USCIS decisions or policies.

That’s what ...

Learn more about Bloomberg Law or Log In to keep reading:

Learn About Bloomberg Law

AI-powered legal analytics, workflow tools and premium legal & business news.

Already a subscriber?

Log in to keep reading or access research tools.