Poultry Co. Unlawfully Requested Work Docs, OCAHO Says


By Kelly Knaub, Law360

March 16, 2017


New York -- The Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer has ruled that a Georgia-based poultry processing plant violated federal immigration law by requiring lawful permanent residents and immigrants with work authorization to present unnecessary documents.


In a final decision dated March 3 and published Thursday, the agency found that the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices had shown that that Mar-Jac Poultry Inc. engaged in a pattern or practice of document abuse based on citizenship status by specifying that green card holders and immigrants...


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