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News Excerpts From the Oct. 1, 2013, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

ICE Issues New Guidelines on Use of Solitary Confinement in Immigration Detention Centers: On September 4, 2013, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued a directive establishing policy and procedures for the placement of detainees in solitary confinement. Under the new guidelines, detainees...

Texas Governor Issues Executive Order Expanding Use of E-Verify

"Gov. Rick Perry, already jockeying amid a crowded field of potential Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls, issued an executive order Wednesday for state agencies to start using a federal electronic system designed to weed out undocumented workers." - David Saleh Rauf, San Antonio Express...

Does Rick Perry's Executive Order Conflict with Federal E-Verify Rules?

A Texas lawyer asks the feds some pertinent questions, and they reply : "This is in response to your email dated March 30,2015, to the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices ("OSC" or "Office"). In your email, you express concerns about...

TxDOT Asks A.G. Paxton for E-Verify Advice

"The Texas Department of Transportation on Friday told the state attorney general’s office it needs clarity on whether state agencies are required to verify the immigration status of government contractors and subcontractors under a newly-enacted law. In a request for an advisory opinion ...