is charged with violating the Immigration and Nationality Act's (INA)
or employer sanctions provisions, the employer has a right to an
hearing. The decisions issued by the administrative hearing
after an administrative hearing in an employer sanctions or
case are public record. You can discover if any administrative
decision has dealt with situations you are interested in by going to
Guide to Published and Indexed Decisions maintained by the Office of
Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO).
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Guide lists various topics. Under each topic is listed the
of cases dealing with the topic, citations to each case, and the year
case decision was issued. However, there are currently no
links to the actual case decisions. To go to a case cited in the
index, you will have to note its citation. For example, the first
case cited in the index is Rusk v. Northrop Corp & DOD 4
607 (1994). To actually read that case, you need to go to http://www.usdoj.gov/eoir/OcahoMain/ocahosibpage.htm#Administrative
Decisions. At the bottom of this webpage is a topic called Cumulative
Alphabetical Listing of Published Decisions and Orders.
Under this topic are headings Bound Volume 1, Bound Volume 2,
You can find the Rush v. Northrop Corp & DOD in Bound
4. You can tell what volume any decision is in looking at
citation in the index. The citation to Rush v. Northrop Corp.
& DOD is 4 OCAHO 607. The 4 tells you that the decision
in Bound Volume 4. The number 607 tells you the reference
of the decision. So to read the decision in Rush v.
Corp. & DOD, go to http://www.usdoj.gov/eoir/OcahoMain/ocahosibpage.htm#Administrative
Decisions and click on Bound
Volume 4, and than click on reference number 607.
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named in it (links to named Federal Court decisions will be added in
future). This means that if you click on the named case, you will
be taken to the actual administrative hearing case decision. To
back to where you were in the article after looking at case, just hit
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