Monthly Archives: May 2013

ICE Goes After Three Restaurants with Little Success at OCAHO

The Office of Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO), which issued three decisions involving restaurants in March 2013 severely reduced ICE’s proposed penalties that is of interest for our clients in the Retail and NRA verticals. A summary of the cases … Continue reading

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Montana Passes E-Verify Mandate for All Employers

The Montana Senate passed with amendments House Bill 297, “An Act Making Employment of Unauthorized Aliens Unlawful under State Law”, which will require all employers to verify the work eligibility of new hires through the federal E-Verify system beginning October 1, … Continue reading

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House Proposes Piecemeal Immigration Approach

The U.S. House of Representatives has begun rolling out its immigration-reform legislation one issue at a time as the Senate announced that its comprehensive approach (S. 744) is scheduled to begin committee markup May 9, 2013, the first step toward … Continue reading

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New Immigration Bill Mandates E-Verify

The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, filed April 16, 2013, lays out a 13-year path to citizenship for most of the 11 million people living in the United States illegally, allocates billions of dollars to be … Continue reading

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USCIS will no longer accept previous versions of Form I-9, Employers must use new I-9

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reminds employers that beginning today 05/07.2013 they must use the revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification (Revision 03/08/13)N for all new hires and re-verifications. All employers are required to complete and retain a Form … Continue reading

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Colorado Becomes Ninth State to Prohibits Use of Consumer Credit Information in Employment

Colorado recently became the ninth state to prohibit employers from using credit information for employment purposes. In the last few years, eight other states have also passed laws which, subject to few exceptions, regulate ban employers’ ability to use credit … Continue reading

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