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Does E-Verify Participation Lead to I-9 Fines?

"If you have been following their press releases, complaints, and settlement agreements over the past several months, the Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) has announced a number of settlements under the general heading...

News Excerpts From the Nov. 1, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

California Launches Student Loan Program for DREAMers | In late September, California enacted a bill allowing public universities to provide direct loans to state residents unable to obtain federal loans on account of their immigration status. Known as the “California DREAM Loan Program,”...

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...

Businesses Ignore 'Mandatory' E-Verify - CATO

CATO, Sept. 1, 2015 - " Alabama, Arizona, Mississippi, and South Carolina have mandated E-Verify for all new hires in their state (see Table 1), which means that every time an employee is hired the employer must use the E-Verify system to check the worker’s ability to legally work. In our...

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 ...