DOJ goes after immigration policies of Washington Potato Co.

Frozen fruits and vegetable companies violated immigration employment verification process.

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Monday against two Washington-based companies, Washington Potato Co. and Pasco Processing LLC, alleging that they violated the Immigration & Nationality Act (INA) by discriminating against immigrants during the employment eligibility verification process because of their citizenship status. The companies process frozen fruits and vegetables.

According to the complaint, from at least November 2013 until at least October 2016, Washington Pot

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