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U.S. High Court Hears Arguments On Arizona Statute On Hiring Of Illegal Aliens

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) An Arizona statute that imposes sanctions on employers who hire unauthorized aliens must be ruled as invalid under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), Carter G. Phillips of Sidley Austin in Washington argued Dec. 8 yesterday before the U.S. Supreme...

Split U.S. High Court Upholds Arizona's Alien Employment Statute

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) An Arizona statute that imposes sanctions on employers who hire unauthorized aliens is not preempted by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), a split U.S. Supreme Court ruled May 26 ( Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. v. Michael...

Split U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Alien Employment Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) An Arizona statute that imposes sanctions on employers who hire unauthorized aliens is not preempted by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), a split U.S. Supreme Court ruled May 26 ( Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. v. Michael...

Supreme Court Sustains Arizona Employer Sanctions Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court upheld an Arizona law Thursday that penalizes businesses for hiring workers who are in the United States illegally, rejecting arguments that states have no role in immigration matters. By a 5-3 vote, the court said that federal immigration law gives states the...

A Summary Of The Supreme Court's Ruling On The Legal Arizona Workers Act

Chamber of Commerce of the United States v. Whiting , 563 U.S. ___ (May 26, 2011): The Legal Arizona Workers Act, requiring all Arizona employers to use E-Verify and suspending or revoking the business licenses of employers who knowingly or intentionally hire unauthorized aliens, is valid under the Immigration...

Arizona Law That Revokes Business Licenses For Employing Illegal Immigrants Upheld

Court's Decision Clears Way For New Jersey Bills Which Would Require Employers To Use E-Verify The federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (the "ICRA") preempts "any State or local law imposing civil or criminal sanctions ( other than through licensing and similar laws...