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US sues Facebook for 'illegally' favoring immigrant jobseekers

Justice Department lawsuit claims jobs were reserved for H-1B visa holders

Facebook denies discriminating against U.S. workers in its hiring process. (Photo by Takuya Imai) 

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday it has filed a lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly discriminating against American jobseekers by favoring temporary work visa holders in its hiring process.

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