Tennessee Court Gives No Quarter to Fired Undocumented Immigrant

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Tennessee’s workers’ compensation statute allows injured workers to recoup benefits regardless of whether they are lawfully employed. In a recent case, a West Tennessee federal district court considered whether an undocumented immigrant could file a lawsuit against his former employer, whom he claims fired him in retaliation for pursuing workers’ comp.

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Born in Mexico, Ricardo Torres moved to the United States without documentation in 1997. Later, he applied for a job with Precision Industries, Inc., a small company in Whiteville. When he applied for the job at Precision, he gave a false

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