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Legislative Update Report No. 2012-24 -- Dec 30, 2012

In This Article: Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and...more

Is Your Company E-Verify Compliant?

In June 2011, North Carolina joined the ranks of an increasing number of states requiring the use of E-Verify. E-Verify is a free Internet-based system that allows employers to determine employment authorization by checking...more

Immigration Compliance: Seven Deadly Mistakes for Employers

Based on information provided by the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) and various year-end publications about the actions brought against employers for immigration violations in 2012, we have compiled a short list of...more

An Employer Can be Sued by the Dept. of Justice for Its Electronic I-9 Provider’s Flaws

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its latest suit against a large multistate Indiana-based egg producer for unfair employment practices in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act’s anti-discrimination...more

PA Contractors Must Use E-Verify To Check Employee Eligibility

The recently signed Public Works Employment Verification Act requires contractors and subcontractors on public works projects in Pennsylvania to verify the employment eligibility of newly hired workers using the Department of...more

Pennsylvania Enacts Mandatory E-Verify for Public Contractors

Participation in federal employment eligibility program required for public works contractors and subcontractors as of January 1, 2013. Effective January 1, 2013, Pennsylvania will require certain public works...more

Pennsylvania Becomes The Latest State To Require E-Verify

Nearly all State Contractors and Sub-Contractors Affected The Public Works Employment Verification Act, signed into law on July 5, 2012, requires all contractors and subcontractors on public-works projects with the State...more

THE NEW NIGERIA TAX LAW, FREE TRADE ZONE AND START YOUR BUSINESS.

WITH THE NEW TAX LAW, through FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT SCHEME; AS INVESTOR, ENTREPRENEUR, DOING BUSINESS WITHIN NIGERIA FREE TRADE ZONES: You have right, to do business in Nigeria without paying tax in return, as a result...more

New E-Verify Requirement for Pa. Public Works Contractors, Beginning January 1, 2013

On July 5, 2012, Pennsylvania Gov. Thomas Corbett signed into law S.B. 637, requiring state public works contractors and subcontractors involved in projects of more than $25,000 to use E-Verify starting on January 1, 2013, or...more

E-Verify Mandatory in NC for Governments and Businesses with 25 or More Employees

As of June 23, 2011, all cities, all counties, and private employers with at lest 25 employees in North Carolina are required to use the federal government’s E-Verify program to verify the work authorization of newly hired...more

Immigration Enforcement Continues To Target Employers, Part 2

In our last issue we provided an overview of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), including I-9 requirements generally, along with a few special situations. In this article, we'll hone in on the E-Verify program,...more

Florida Governor Orders Agencies To Use E-Verify

Effective immediately, Florida state agencies under the direction of the Governor, and any contractors or subcontractors with those agencies, are required to use the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ E-Verify system...more

Immigration Enforcement Continues To Target Employers, Part 1

Complying with U.S. immigration laws (both at the federal and state level) should be at the top of every employer's 2011 "To Do" list. Not only are you required to comply with the federal employment verification requirements...more

Fourth Circuit Refuses to Stay Implementation of Federal Contractor E-Verify Rule

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has denied a motion to stay implementation of the federal contractor E-Verify rule pending resolution of challenges filed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and several business...more

Many Federal Contractors Will Have To Comply With E-Verify

Yesterday, a new federal rule took effect, which requires many federal contractors to use the E-Verify system to determine their employees’ eligibility to work in the United States. E-Verify is a free web-based system...more

E-Verify Rule for Federal Contractors Will Take Effect September 8, 2009

On August 27, 2009, Judge Alexander Williams, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland upheld the legality of a federal regulation that will require many federal government contractors to use the E-Verify...more

Legal Alert: Federal Contractor E-Verify Rule Goes Into Effect on September 8, 2009

This is a reminder that the federal contractor E-Verify rule that amends the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) to require certain federal contractors and subcontractors to enroll in and use the E-Verify system is...more

DHS Will Implement Federal Contractor E-Verify Requirements and Rescind Stalled No-Match Regulation

On July 8, 2009, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano announced that the Department intends to implement a Bush-era rule mandating the use of E-Verify by federal contractors and subcontractors....more

Applicability Date of Federal Contractor E-Verify Rule Delayed for the Fourth Time

The applicability date of the rule requiring federal government contractors and subcontractors to begin using the USCIS E-Verify system has been delayed for the fourth time, until September 8, 2009. Please see full alert...more

Government Contractors Are Spared E-Verify (For Now) But Face Debarment for Hiring Illegal Immigrants

For the third time, the Government has agreed to delay the mandatory implementation of E-Verify for government contractors. They will not have to comply with E-Verify until June 30, 2009, when contracting officers can begin...more

Government Contractors Will Have To Use E-Verify Program.

E-Verify Shall Be Mandatory for Federal Contractors. Effective January 15th, 2009, all Federal Contractors must enroll in E-Verify if and when they are awarded a federal contract or subcontract that requires participation...more

Final E-Verify Rule for Government Contractors Issued

On November 13, 2008, the Federal Acquisition Regulation ("FAR") Councils issued their final rule requiring certain government contractors to use the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services?...more

Legal Alert: Federal Contractors Will be Required to Use E-Verify Beginning January 15, 2009

Beginning January 15, 2009, federal contractors and subcontractors will be required to use the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) E-Verify system to verify their employees' eligibility to work in the United...more

Executive Order Requires All Federal Contractors To Use E-Verify

On June 9, 2008, President Bush published an amendment to Executive Order 12989 that requires all employers who contract with the federal government to use an electronic employment eligibility system. That same day, the U.S....more

Executive Order Requires All Federal Contractors to Use E-Verify

President George W. Bush signed an amendment to Executive Order 12989 on June 6, 2008, that requires all Federal contractors to use E-Verify. This action is a continuation of the recent trend at both the federal and state...more

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