A critical component of the Comprehensive Immigration Reform package, put together by the so-called “Gang of Eight,” is a provision that would require all employers to participate in the E-Verify program....more
The so-called Gang of Eight – a bipartisan group of Senators – unveiled its proposed immigration legislation yesterday. The landmark legislation would make the biggest changes to U.S. immigration law in more than 25 years. A...more
Spurred in large part by President Obama's re-election and the strong support he received from Hispanic voters, leaders in both parties are seriously discussing immigration reform. Among others, a bipartisan group of eight...more
On January 29, 2013, President Obama announced his plan for comprehensive immigration reform. While the proposal to require mandatory, phased-in electronic employment verification has obvious implications for employers, the...more
On January 28, 2013, Senators Schumer, McCain, Durbin, Graham, Menendez, Rubio, Bennet, and Flake released a document titled "Bipartisan Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform." However, as we know, this proposal is...more
Originally published in the 2012 Edition of Inside the Minds published by Aspatore/Thomson West.
This chapter discusses the current immigration enforcement climate for US employers, which involves a...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
Employment Authorized individuals may be receiving inadvertent TNCs and Florida is the newest state to join the Records and Information from DMVs for E-Verify (RIDE) Program.
Over the weekend, U.S. Citizenship and...more
Give your company the gift of an immigration audit this year – it may just keep your company off the government’s naughty list. Here are the top 12 immigration mistakes employers made in 2012...more
Kathleen Campbell Walker assesses the state of affairs of immigration law and delivers a prognosis for employers: with increased litigation a looming threat for those with poor corporate immigration compliance practices,...more
In the ten years post the September 11 acts of terror against the United States (U.S.) and the more recent economic downturn in the U.S., the issue of immigration reform has been basically an anathema to the public and our...more
On September 30, 2010, Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey and Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont introduced the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2010 (CIRA). It differs somewhat from the Bill introduced by...more
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