Infosys reaches $34-m settlement in US visa case

Oct 31 2013, 02:50 IST
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SummaryInfosys has agreed to pay $34 million in a civil settlement with US authorities investigating its use of visas.

Infosys reaches $34-m settlement in US visa case

Infosys has agreed to pay $34 million in a civil settlement with US authorities investigating its use of visas, the company said on Wednesday. US authorities have been investigating Infosys’ use of visas since 2011.

“There were no criminal charges or court rulings against the company.

Furthermore, there are no limitations on the company’s eligibility for federal

contracts or access to US visa programmes as a result of the settlement,” Infosys said.

“As reflected in the settlement, Infosys denies and disputes any claims of systemic visa fraud, misuse of visas for competitive advantage, or immigration abuse. Those claims are untrue and are assertions that remain unproven,” it said.

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