March 29, 2013
by Sydney Normil
The Georgia General Assembly on Thursday amended Senate Bill 160, implementing stricter security and immigration compliance than the original 2011 version. The modifications impose tougher penalties and heighten identification requirements. First, the bill requires all public employers, their ...[read more]
June 18, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On June 18, 2011, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill requiring all employers with 25 or more employees to check the immigration status of their new hires using the E-Verify system. In April 2011, the Indiana House of Representatives had approved a "watered-down" version of ...[read more]
June 1, 2012
by Cody Harding
On June 1, 2011, the Alabama legislature approved a bill expanding restrictions on undocumented immigrants. HB 56 passed the Alabama House of Representatives 67-29 and the Senate 25-7. The bill, similar to Arizona's controversial SB 1070, permits police officers to detain individuals they believe ...[read more]
August 25, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On August 25, 2010, US District Judge Laurie Smith Camp ruled that the Nebraska Supreme Court should be the first forum to address a city of Fremont ordinance banning the hiring, harboring or renting of property to illegal immigrants. The order requested that the parties attempt to agree upon the ...[read more]
June 18, 2011
by Michael Haggerson
The North Carolina House of Representatives on Saturday voted 67-45 to pass a bill requiring all employers with 25 or more employees to check the immigration status of their hires using the E-Verify system. The bill would take full effect after a 24-month phase in period, after which around 40 ...[read more]
June 4, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On June 4, 2008, the US District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma granted a preliminary injunction blocking the enforcement of employer-related provisions of an Oklahoma immigration law. Judge Robin Cauthron concluded that it is "substantially likely" that the provisions are preempted by ...[read more]
April 22, 2011
by Alexandra Malatesta
The Indiana House of Representatives on Thursday voted 64-32 to approve a bill considered to be a "watered-down" version of the Arizona immigration bill. The amended bill proposes to revoke tax credits from businesses that hire illegal immigrants and would also require the use of the E-verify ...[read more]
December 24, 2009
by Andrew Wood
Dan Stein: Reading through H.R. 4321, Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America's Security and Prosperity (CIR ASAP), what is immediately evident is that the bill will deliver neither reform, nor security, nor prosperity for Americans.The legislation introduced December 15 by Rep. Luis... ...[read more]
June 10, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
The White House announced Monday that US President George W. Bush signed an executive order Friday directing all federal departments and agencies to require government contractors to use the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) E-Verify system in an effort to ensure that workers meet federal ...[read more]
March 31, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Terry Gorman: At a press conference on March 27,2008, Rhode Island Governor Carcieri issued an Executive Order to control rapidly escalating cost of illegal immigration in Rhode Island.The Order requires the Executive Branch to register and use E-verify for all new hires, check the validity o... ...[read more]

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