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REAL ID Update: Most U.S. Driver’s Licenses Will Be Acceptable for Domestic Air Travel By January 22 Deadline
  • Fragomen Worldwide
  • USA
  • January 10 2018

Driver’s licenses and state identification cards from all U.S. states and territories except American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands will be acceptable for domestic air travel on and after January 22, 2018.

DACA Program Ending, but Work Permits Remain Valid
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2017

On September 5, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (Department) announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will

Amendments to the South Carolina Illegal Immigration and Reform Act
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • November 9 2011

As the end of 2011 draws closer, employers are reminded of several key changes to the South Carolina Illegal Immigration and Reform Act (SCIIRA), which are scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2012.

Supreme Court rules that states may mandate use of E-Verify and enforce employment authorization through licensing sanctions
  • Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren Ltd
  • USA
  • July 13 2011

In a decision broadening states’ powers to enforce federal prohibitions on the employment of illegal immigrants, the United States Supreme Court issued its much-awaited decision in Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting, No. 09115.

Louisiana immigration law creates new protections, penalties for employers
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 7 2011

Gov. Bobby Jindal recently signed into law a new bill requiring Louisiana employers to take additional steps to ensure that employees are legally authorized to work in the United States.

DHS allows for greater E-Verify enforcement at the state level
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • June 29 2011

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced that it is now permitting employers in South Carolina to disclose information from E-Verify to the South Carolina Department of Labor as required by the state’s 2008 Immigration Law.

Georgia E-Verify mandate tee minus 7 days is your company ready?
  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2011

The Georgia E-Verify mandate for public employers takes effect July 1, 2011, but in reality the mandate covers certain private employers as well.

Five E-Verify bills pending in Pennsylvania legislature
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2011

Several pieces of E-Verify legislation are working their way through the Pennsylvania Legislature in Harrisburg.

Arizona employers still subject to suspension or revocation of licenses if knowingly employing unauthorized aliens and still required to use e-verify
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2011

The US Supreme Court has determined in the case of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America v. Whiting, No. 09-115 (May 26, 2011), that federal immigration law does not preempt the provisions of the Arizona Legal Workers Act that allow or require the suspension or revocation of licenses if an employer knowingly employs an unauthorized alien.

Supreme Court upholds Arizona e-verify law: new national landscape for employers
  • Williams Mullen
  • USA
  • June 1 2011

On May 26, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court, by a 5-3 vote, upheld the Legal Arizona Workers Act (LAWA) in Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting, 563 U.S. ___ (2011).