Alabama Businesses Miss E-Verify Deadline

The Alabama immigration law which was set to be effective from April 1st saw the deadline close in a dismal fashion. Results show a significant number of businesses have failed to register with E-Verify the employment eligibility verification program The federal government says 18,137 Alabama companies had enrolled in the E-Verify system by Monday, the […]

Eleventh Circuit Blocks Additional Portions of Alabama Immigration Law

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked portions of the Alabama law that makes it a felony for an undocumented immigrant to do business with the state as well as another involving the enforcement of contracts with immigrants. The court said it won’t issue a ruling on Alabama’s law until the Supreme Court issues one […]

2012 : More States Jumping into the E-Verify Bandwagon

Despite protests from various quarters E-Verify is fast gaining acceptance across the country and the coming year will see many states implementing the program.  E -Verify, an Internet-based system operated by DHS in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA), allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees.   […]