Oct 17, 2011

Immigration: New California law bars E-Verify requirement for businesses

latimes.com: "For years, activists against illegal immigration pushed cities across California to adopt ordinances ordering businesses to verify that their employees were eligible to work in the U.S. Several cities ... required businesses to enroll in E-Verify, an online program that uses federal databases to check the immigration status of workers. Those that refused could face fines or revocation of their business licenses.

But those victories appear to have been wiped out this month with (state) legislation signed into law that prohibits the state, cities and counties from mandating that private employers use E-Verify." read more

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