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5 Issues Every Employer Must Know About DACA

"Some employers may be wondering how DACA even affects them, if they “don’t hire foreign workers.” The reality is that the U.S. workforce is as diverse as ever. Unless U.S. employers have specific legal or contractual obligations permitting them to hire only U.S. citizens (or Legal...

DACA Can Put Some Employers in a Bind

"Manuel Cunha has been fighting for three decades to persuade the federal government to provide more legal immigrant workers for farmers in California’s verdant San Joaquin Valley. So he was initially excited when President Obama announced in June that he would suspend the deportations of...

DACA: I-9 Guidance for Employers

DACA: I-9 Guidance for Employers - USCIS, undated but posted Nov. 2012 .

Employers Seek Immigrants With DACA Status

"A growing number of employers — including national nonprofit Teach for America and a North Carolina-based bank — are seeking diverse workers by specifically recruiting immigrants who came here illegally as kids and got permission to work through a 2012 federal program called Deferred...

Worksite Harmony and the President’s Executive Actions: It’s All about Immigration Timing

DAPA and the expansion of DAPA could present "gap" problems for employers. Angelo Paparelli explains : "[E]mployers are still at risk if they become aware that any undocumented workers are planning to apply, or have applied, for benefits under the new executive actions on immigration...