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Colorado House repeals employment verification law

Colorado House Bill 16-1114 have simplified the hiring process for organization doing business in Colorado. The existing Colorado law, Colorado Revised Statutes Section 8-2-122, forced employers to complete an additional attestation that reaffirms the information already collected on the Form I-9. … Continue reading

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Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Diversified Business Consulting Group, Inc.

The Justice Department reached an agreement today with an information technology staffing agency headquartered in Maryland.  The settlement resolves the department’s claims that the company discriminated against work-authorized non-U.S. citizens in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The … Continue reading

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Justice Department Settles Lawsuit Against California Bakery Over Discrimination Against Foreign-Born Worker

The Justice Department announced today that it reached a settlement with a bakery with two stores in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The settlement resolves allegations that the bakery violated the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) by engaging in discriminatory … Continue reading

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New E-Verify Service Combats Fraud, Protects Identity, Educates Workers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced the launch of myE-Verify—a new website designed for employees.  myE-Verify is a one-stop shop for employees to create and maintain secure personal accounts and access new features for identity protection. “Since … Continue reading

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Justice Department Reaches Settlement to Resolve Claim of Citizenship Status Hiring Discrimination in Waterloo, Iowa

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached an agreement with the city of Waterloo, Iowa, resolving allegations that the city violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The department initiated its investigation after a … Continue reading

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Half a Million Companies Now Participate in E-Verify

SMore than 500,000 companies now use E-Verify, the free online service that allows United States employers to confirm their new employees’ eligibility to work. “Since it was established, E-Verify has experienced exponential growth, increased accuracy and high customer-satisfaction ratings,” said … Continue reading

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Ohio restaurant owners, managers indicted for hiring illegal workers

A federal grand jury returned a 23-count indictment charging six people for their roles in a conspiracy to hire illegal workers at a chain of restaurants in Stark and Summit counties and pay them less than minimum wage and sometimes … Continue reading

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USCIS to expand E-Verify Access to Mobiles

USCIS is planning on expanding their E-Verify reach from websites to mobile phones. A listening session is scheduled on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Eastern) to discuss the future of E-Verify mobile access. In addition … Continue reading

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ABT Revised Settlement Agreement Granted Final Approval; Implementation to Begin by Dec. 3, 2013

On Nov. 4, 2013, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington granted final approval of the revised ABT Settlement Agreement, bringing to a close class action litigation that began in December 2011. The settlement agreement provides … Continue reading

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New Security Enhancement Helps E-Verify Deter Employee Fraud

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas todayannounced an enhancement to the E-Verify program that will help combat identity fraud by identifying and deterring fraudulent use of Social Security numbers (SSNs) for employment eligibility verification. This enhancement provides a critical safeguard … Continue reading

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