Illegal Immigration Still a Hot Issue

 New Bill introduced would substantially increase penalties to employers knowingly employing illegal immigrants. A Republican House Representative from NC, Rep. Sue Wilkins Myrick, has introduced a new bill increasing the penalties under the Immigration and Nationality Act.  The bill, called 10k Run for the Border Act (HR 588), would increase the fines to employers who knowingly hire illegal aliens (or …

Written By: Jake Stratton

New Arizona Immigration Law

HB 2779, Arizona’s Fair and Legal Employment Act is set to begin January 1, 2008 Arizona’s new state law that prohibits employers from intentionally or knowingly hiring unauthorized aliens becomes effective January 1, 2008.  After December 31, 2007, every employer will be required to verify the employment eligibility of the newly hired employee through the “E-Verify” program. E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated …

Written By: Jake Stratton

PEOs and Immigration

Are you ready for the new Immigration laws coming in January? A Professional Employer Organization is ready with a large staff of HR experts to help you stay current and within the new immigration laws Many state are enacting new immigration rules  on January 1, 2007. Many small employers  and their HR departments are not ready for the new rules. …

Written By: Jim Thibodeau