Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

Monthly Archives: October 2007

Lawsuit Challenges Constitutionality of ICE Raids

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Several Latino families and individuals, represented by the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund and an international law firm, filed a class action suit on September 20, 2007, against the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) division of the Department of Homeland Security, charging that its agents unlawfully broke into and entered the homes of … Continue Reading

U.S. Adds Photo Verification, Sues Illinois on Verification Ban;Towns Rethink Anti-Illegal Laws

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  In late September, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ E-Verify (formerly Basic Pilot) work authorization verification system added access to photographs. The photo tool will be available when a new employee presents an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) or Permanent Resident Card (green card) to complete the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9). It allows an employer … Continue Reading

District Court Grants Motion for Preliminary Injunction Barring Implementation of New DHS “No Match” Rule

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Hold off on Uncorking the Champagne On October 10, 2007, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary injunction preventing implementation of the Department of Homeland Security’s final rule concerning actions to be taken by employers who receive Social Security Administration (SSA) No-Match letters. American Federation of Labor, … Continue Reading

Angelo Paparelli Quoted in Workforce Management on “Halt of DHS No Match Rule”

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Halt of DHS No-Match Rule Provides Employers No I-9 Reprieve Angelo Paparelli was interviewed by Mark Schoeff Jr. of Workforce Management on September 5, 2007 on the halt of The Department of Homeland Security no-match rule. The rule was to be implemented on September 14, but a federal judge halted mailing no-match letter packets from … Continue Reading