In this Analysis, Carrie Rosenbaum explains Lozano v. City of Hazleton , 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 18835 (3d Cir. Pa. Sept. 9, 2010) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], the long-awaited Third Circuit decision on the City of Hazleton's...
"On November 6, 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed
into law the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA). The law, which
is best known for connecting strengthened immigration enforcement with
legalization provisions for unauthorized immigrants, marked a
significant milestone in immigration...
Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment
Practices (OSC) investigates and prosecutes allegations of national
origin and citizenship status discrimination in hiring, firing, and
recruitment or referral for a fee, as well as unfair documentary
practices during the...
"By privatizing immigration enforcement as a date-of-hire requirement
foisted on employers, but not making identity verification essentially
foolproof through the creation and distribution of a national ID card,
Congress doomed IRCA to fail. In effect, federal lawmakers forced the
"The federal Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), 8 U.S.C. § 1324a (2006), preempts state prosecution of a job applicant for perjury or forgery involving the I-9 federal form for employment-eligibility verification." - State v. Reynua, Dec. 5, 2011 .
Reporter Liz Goodwin profiles six people who benefited from the 1986 Reagan amnesty, IRCA:
- From 'Dreamer' to Teacher: Maria Hernandez
By Nolan Rappaport
Former immigration official and congressional staffer Nolan Rappaport explains the lessons of the debate, passage, and results of the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act. Mr. Rappaport points out that advocates of comprehensive immigration reform now must learn from the effects...
"The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) was an important milestone in U.S. immigration history, representing the first and most comprehensive legislation to take on the issue of illegal immigration to the United States. Like all major legislation, IRCA was based on imperfect knowledge...
"The opinion filed on March 21, 2014 is hereby amended as follows:
Following page 12, first full paragraph, the following footnote is appended:
3 Our review in this case is confined to the operation of IRCA and its unique implementing regulations. Our disposition of this case does not contradict...