Prohibitions Against and Penalties for Employing Unauthorized Aliens

Briggs, Benjamin D.
October 2006
Venulex Legal Summaries;2006 Q4, p1
The article provides information on the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) and its significance to employers in the U.S. Under the law, employers are prohibited from knowingly hiring or continuing to employ an unauthorized alien. The law also requires employers to satisfy both documentation and verification requirements.


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