Monthly Archives: November 2011

Head of Arizona Drywall Company Pleads Guilty to Charges in ICE Worksite Investigation

The president of a drywall and stucco company in Arizona pleaded guilty Friday to federal criminal charges resulting from a probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) that revealed he hired unauthorized alien workers. . As … Continue reading

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South Carolina to Enforce E-Verify from Jan 1, 2012

Amendments to the “South Carolina Illegal Immigration and Reform Act” were signed into law by Governor Nikki Haley on June 27, 2011(Read More).  The amended law requires all employers to enroll in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify system … Continue reading

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Non-Financial Factors: Powerful Motivators in Workplace

Recession has constrained many a company to cut down on financial incentives, bonuses and hikes. However it is not bad news all around as increasing studies have shown that factors other than money can keep an employee motivated in the … Continue reading

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ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers: A New Push for Companies to Join IMAGE

The ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers (IMAGE) program is a joint government and private sector initiative that was introduced in July 2006 by the Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to help employers … Continue reading

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Alabama AG Luther Strange Announces Webpage to Update Changes in Alabama Immigration Law

Attorney General Luther Strange announced that information and guidance will be posted on the Attorney General’s website regarding Alabama’s new immigration law, Act No. 2011-535, and the legal challenges to the law. The information may be found at www.ago.alabama.gov.  The guidance … Continue reading

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Michigan Dairy Farm Fined 2.7 Mn Dollars for I-9 Violations

A Michigan dairy farm and its two owners pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges of employing illegal aliens, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). According to the investigation, of the 78 illegal … Continue reading

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Social Jobs Partnership Launched to Boost Employment

Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis announced an innovative partnership that leverages the combined audience and expertise of officials from the U.S. Department of Labor, Facebook, the National Association of State Workforce Agencies, Direct Employers Association and the National Association … Continue reading

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New EAD Document Effective from October 30th 2011

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas announced the launch of an enhanced Employment Authorization Document (EAD) and a redesigned Certificate of Citizenship (Form N-560) with new features to strengthen security and deter fraud. As part of USCIS’s … Continue reading

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HR Analytics: The New Buzzword in Human Resource Management

Today, there is an increasing need for leveraging accurate and timely information in organizations. This is all the more true for the HR function, as it can provide compelling competitive advantage to the organization.  Developing a culture – and capability … Continue reading

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