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Case Name Kambala v. Signal International, LLC IM-TX-0038
Docket / Court 1:13-cv-00498 ( E.D. Tex. )
State/Territory Texas
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Immigration and/or the Border
Special Collection Signal International Guest Worker Cases
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Discrimination-area
Discipline
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Other Conditions of Employment (including assignment, transfer, hours, working conditions, etc)
Pay / Benefits
Discrimination-basis
Immigration status
National origin discrimination
Race discrimination
General
Bathing and hygiene
Disparate Treatment
Food service / nutrition / hydration
Housing
Loss or damage to property
Racial segregation
Sanitation / living conditions
Totality of conditions
Immigration/Border
Employer sanctions
Employment
Immigration lawyers
Temporary foreign workers program
U.S. citizenship - acquiring
National Origin/Ethnicity
Indian
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Race
Asian/Pacific Islander
Type of Facility
Non-government for profit
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1981
42 U.S.C. § 1985
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), 18 U.S.C. §§ 1961 et seq.
State law
Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA), 18 U.S.C. § 1589
Defendant(s) Billy R. Wilks
Dewan Consultants
Global Resources, Inc.
Gulf Coast Immigration Law Center
Indo-Amerisoft, L.L.C.
J & M Marine & Industrial LLC
J&M Associates of Mississippi, Inc.
Kurella Rao
Law Offices of Malvern C. Burnett
Malvern C. Burnett
Michael Pol
Sachin Dewan
Signal International, Inc.
Plaintiff Description 21 Indian guestworkers fraudulently recruited to work in the U.S.
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief Settlement
None yet
Form of Settlement Private Settlement Agreement
Case Ongoing Yes
Case Listing IM-LA-0010 : David v. Signal International, LLC (E.D. La.)
IM-LA-0011 : Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Signal International, LLC (E.D. La.)
IM-LA-0012 : Achari v. Signal International, LLC (E.D. La.)
Additional Resources
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  SUMMARY:The Nationwide Perez-Fuñez Permanent Injunction Provisions for Unaccompanied Children in DHS Custody
www.nilc.org
Date: June 2014
By: National Immigration Law Center (National Immigration Law Center)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
1:13-cv-00498-RC-ZJH (E.D. Tex.)
IM-TX-0038-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/03/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
IM-TX-0038-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/07/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Denying Defendants' Motion to Transfer [ECF# 56] (E.D. Tex.)
IM-TX-0038-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/16/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Third Amended Complaint [ECF# 117]
IM-TX-0038-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/06/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiff's Status Report [ECF# 131]
IM-TX-0038-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/03/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Clark, Ron (E.D. Tex.)
IM-TX-0038-9000
Hawthorn, Zack (E.D. Tex.) [Magistrate]
IM-TX-0038-0003
Plaintiff's Lawyers Beardall, William H. Jr. (Texas)
IM-TX-0038-0001
Sabourian, Kayvon (Texas)
IM-TX-0038-0001 | IM-TX-0038-0002 | IM-TX-0038-9000
Willett, Christopher Joseph (Texas)
IM-TX-0038-0001 | IM-TX-0038-0002 | IM-TX-0038-0004 | IM-TX-0038-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Bollman, Patricia Anne F. (Louisiana)
IM-TX-0038-9000
Cornblatt, James L. (Louisiana)
IM-TX-0038-9000
Hangartner, Erin Casey (Louisiana)
IM-TX-0038-9000
Hasenkampf, Mitchell P. (Louisiana)
IM-TX-0038-9000
Herman, Jonathan Marc (Texas)
IM-TX-0038-9000
Keller, Robert Louis (Louisiana)
IM-TX-0038-9000
Maney, Kevin P. (Louisiana)
IM-TX-0038-9000
Masur Davis, Lauren C. (Louisiana)
IM-TX-0038-9000
Rabbani, Elham (Louisiana)
IM-TX-0038-9000
Roux, Brian C. (Louisiana)
IM-TX-0038-9000
Rydberg, Lance R. (Louisiana)
IM-TX-0038-9000
Shapiro, Stephen H. (Louisiana)
IM-TX-0038-9000
Ungar, Hal D. (Louisiana)
IM-TX-0038-9000
Weinberger, Alan Dean (Louisiana)
IM-TX-0038-9000

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