Abercrombie immigration case settled

The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday said it had reached an agreement with clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch on a discrimination claim involving the immigration status of a non-U.S. citizen.

Pedestrians are reflected in the window of an Abercrombie & Fitch store in New York.
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The department said Ohio-based Abercrombie had required a woman to present documentation to verify her eligibility for employment in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

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Under the settlement, Abercrombie will pay the woman about $3,700 in back wages, establish a fund of $154,000 for any similar cases and pay a civil penalty.