U.S. slaps outsourcing company with record immigration fine

InfoSys will be forced to pay $35 million for visa violations

For all of the recent news concerning Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance and the business that U.S. companies conduct abroad, often lost in the shuffle is the fact that many companies import outside labor to work domestically. Companies such as AstraZeneca and Syngenta, have relied on outside outsourcing services like InfoSys Ltd. to train and import specialized laborers to fulfill their engineering and management needs.

But those labor outsourcing companies have rules and regulations to follow as well. And InfoSys has learned what happens if you run afoul of the federal government – to the tune of a record-breaking fine.

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Zach Warren is Assistant Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, where he oversees online content submissions and administers InsideCounsel's enewsletters. Zach specializes in new media and multimedia...

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