Officials estimate there are 30 to 40 thousand undocumented immigrants in Central Ohio who could be spared deportation under President Obama’s reform order.
Groveport Charter Order To Pay $20,000 For Illegal Firing
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The U.S. Department of Justice is ordering a Groveport charter school pay a former employee $20,000 after he was fired for not producing immigration documents a second time.
The settlement was announced Monday. It came after claims from a man who says he showed his green card to administrators at Imagine Schools when he was hired, but was fired after he failed to produce documentation a second time.
D.O.J. says asking for re-verification violates the anti-discrimination clause of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
Under the settlement, Imagine Schools will pay the man about $20,000 in back pay and $600 in civil penalties to the federal government.