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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
A new Minnesota executive order requires government contractors to use the Department of Homeland Security's E Verify program, making Minnesota the latest state to implement a law designed to stem illegal immigration.
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