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Wash U School of Medicine settles lawsuit with Justice Department

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The Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department.

The settlement resolves a lawsuit alleging the school violated the Immigration and Nationality Act by discriminating against an employee based on his citizenship status. The suit also alleges retaliation against the individual for complaining.

The medical school must pay $3,264 plus interest to the employee and $4,465 in civil penalties to the government, according to St. Louis Public Radio.

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