Immigration laws in the united states of america

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Immigration laws in the united states of america

  1. 1. Jordan BlockIMMIGRATIONEMPLOYMENT LAWS INTHE UNITED STATES OFAMERICA
  2. 2.  Legal Arizona Workers Act into law (2007) This requires all Employers verify citizenship of employees using E-Verify Punishments for hiring unauthorized workers Probation and possible deferments/withdrawals of their businesslicensesARIZONA
  3. 3.  State agencies must have a contract with businesses whoemploy illegal immigrants Businesses that want a contract confirm they do not “employor contract with undocumented workers” This process is completed onlineARKANSAS
  4. 4.  10 immigration-related bills were passed in 2006 State contractors use E-Verify to keep track of employees’legal status House Bill 1017 – employers must review “legal work status”of employees This must be done during the first 20 days of hiring them Must have employees’ “work documents pursuant to IRCA” Not required by national law No fake identification documents or accidental hiring of aliens Employers also obtain copies of these documents throughoutthe employmentCOLORADO
  5. 5.  The Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act (2006) Employers must used E-VerifyGEORGIA
  6. 6.  Restrictions on state contractors Cannot knowingly use undocumented workers Must verify the immigration status of all workers Cannot alter any documents from workers “Prohibits the use of unauthorized workers on state contracts”MASSACHUSETTS
  7. 7.  The Mississippi Employment Protection Act (2008) Use E-Verify For those who do not use E-Verify must pay consequences of Existing state contract terminated License suspension for one year “Felony punishable by a minimum of one year in prison, a fine of notless than $1,000”MISSISSIPPI
  8. 8.  Businesses put in writing they will not hire illegal immigrants Prohibits engaging with the state for a year after being caughtguilty of using illegal immigrants’ services.TENNESSEE
  9. 9.  The Act Relating to Restrictions on the Use of Certain PublicSubsidies (2007) Submit to the state for a “public subsidy” and statement thatconfirms that no unauthorized workers are usedTEXAS

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