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Court dismisses discrimination and retaliation claims asserted by doctor (access required)

A medical doctor alleges his employer discriminated and retaliated against him. The court held the complaint alleged only discrimination on the basis of immigration status, which is not a protected class. It further held the complaint did not plausibly allege a claim for retaliation. Background Chijioke Kingsley Ofoche, M.D. is a medical doctor who hails from Nigeria. ...