The Department of Justice, Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) assessed an I-9 related penalty of over $228,000 to a Georgia construction company.
Behind the inflammatory headlines and pro-and anti-immigration protests, undocumented migrants were granted a small win in California that went unnoticed in the mainstream media.
In our previous blog, we speculated about whether the recent letters Alabama employers have been receiving from the Alabama Departement of Labor regarding alleged “incorrect/invalid” social security numbers was an attempt to enforce the Alabama Immigration Act.
On July 16, 2014 representatives from three federal agencies will provide their perspective on current policies and best practices to reduce barriers to employment for individuals with past criminal arrests or convictions.
Linda A. Brandmiller, chair of the State Bar of Texas Committee on Laws Related to Immigration and Nationality and director of ASI, Asociacion de Servicios Para el Inmigrante, recently answered questions via email from the Texas Bar Journal about the current humanitarian crisis on the Texas-Mexico border.
Some Alabama employers recently received an interesting letter from the Alabama Department of Labor that goes something like this:
Citing Congressional inaction on long-standing efforts to pass immigration reform, President Obama announced, on June 30th, his intention to use executive authority to make potentially far-reaching changes to the nation’s immigration system.
Moving forward, every week I will aspire to post a “Tip of the Week” based on what I see in my practice and which may be helpful to you to avoid the same issue.
“If House Republicans are really concerned about me taking too many executive actions, the best solution to that is passing bills,” said President Barack Obama on June 30, 2014.
Last week, the annual conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) became emotional over unaccompanied minors coming in unprecedented numbers to the US.