Do I have a wrongful termination case of visa fraud and intellectual property stealing?
This company also steals US intellectual property. They illegally decode some US software and use them without permission. They asked me to use decoded JMP software to draw a plot. I told them it was illegal to use JMP software without permission from JMP. They chose to terminate my contract and use B1 holder to replace me. I took photo pictures as evidence about how they decode US software and steal copy rights.
I believe their fraud violates my working rights. How can I ask for compensation and punitive ?
1 attorney answer
I am sorry but it is unlikely you have legal rights to sue your former company for this. Certainly, if the company if violating the immigration laws, it may face exposure to government action against it. However, you do not have a right to sue the company for violating the immigration laws.
If you can prove you were terminated for complaining about stealing copyrights of customers, you might have a claim, but simply knowing they are doing so is not enough to give you a right to sue. The company whose copyrights have been stolen would only have standing to make such a complaint.
Good luck to you.
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