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Minn. Ct. App. on 8 U.S.C. Sec. 1324a(b)(5) - State v. Reynua II
Posted on 23 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Bruce D. Nestor writes: "In a 2011 decision, the Minn. Court of Appeals reversed a state perjury conviction based on a false statement on an I-9 form, concluding that 8 USC 1324a(b)(5) and federal law in general preempts a state prosecution relying... Read More

Tags: forgery , nestor , I-9 , reynua

Minn. Ct. App. on IRCA, preemption, I-9s, perjury: Reynua
Posted on 6 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More