Excerpts from the March 1, 2013, Bender's Immigration Bulletin

Supreme Court: Padilla Did Not Create New Rule: No Retroactive Application to Cases on Collateral Review On February 20, the Supreme Court announced its decision in Chaidez v. United States. The majority of the Court held that the decision in Padilla v. Kentucky, 559 U.S. 356, is not retroactive for...

Iowa Joins Records and Information from DMVs for E-Verify (RIDE)

"As of September 8, 2013, Iowa is the fourth state to join the Records and Information from DMVs for E-Verify (RIDE) program. RIDE enables E-Verify to confirm information from drivers’ licenses and state identification cards presented by employees as Form I-9 identity documents. Mississippi...