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Archive for 'Worksite enforcement'

NFIB Backs “Enforcement-First” SAVE Act

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading small-business organization, has announced its support for the enforcement-heavy Secure America through Verification Enforcement (SAVE) Act bill, which, as reported in a previous post, has been introduced into the House by Rep. Heath Shuler (D,NC).
More coverage here.

Federal Government to Revise No-Match Rule and Delay Crackdown on Employers in Face of Pressure, Lawsuit

The Bush administration, faced with a lawsuit and mounting political pressure, has announced plans to revise its previously announced no-match rule and to delay its implementation. The new regulation, promulgated by the Department of Homeland Security, was intended to force the firings of illegal aliens and is the subject of a lawsuit brought […]

Children (Citizens and Non-Citizens Alike) Suffer When Parents Are Detained by Immigration

An in-depth study has been released by the advocacy group National Council of La Raza claims that children, many of whom were born in the United States, suffer emotional trauma and receive uncertain care when their parents are detained in worksite enforcement operations conducted by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The study goes […]

Enforcement-only “SAVE Act” Introduced into House

The Secure America with Verification Enforcement (SAVE) Act (HR 4088) has been introduced into the House of Representatives by Rep. Heath Shuler (D, NC).

Employment Eligibility Verification: New Form I-9 Issued

USCIS has announced a new edition of Form I-9 “Employment Eligibility Verification”. Most people recognize this as the form everyone is required to complete when starting a new job in order to demonstrate that one is eligible to be employed in the United States. Read the USCIS press release. A new version of the […]

Fallout Continues Over Costume: McCaskill “Ices” Myers’ Nomination

Sen. Clare McCaskill has moved to block the confirmation of Julie Myers (shown left), Bush’s nominee to be Assistant Secretary for Homeland Security and the top official at US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The moves comes as part of the continuing fallout over a Halloween costume party Myers co-hosted, at which she awarded a […]

Schumer: focus on Social Security cards.

New York Senator Charles Schumer (D, NY) stated that he is in favor of issuing a new Social Security Card with biometric identifiers as the preferred means of curbing the employment of illegal aliens.
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Breaking news: ICE raids factory in Scranton, Pennsylvania - dozens of workers detained

A factory in Scranton, PA, that produces goods for the armed forces was raided today by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). During the raid, the factory operators were ordered to shut down the machinery and workers were divided between American citizens and non-citizens. Approximately 40 workers, alleged to be in the US illegally […]