September 1, 2008
Immigration continues to be one of the most frequently changing areas of employment law. Most recently, the Ninth Circuit, which governs California, ruled that an employer does not obtain "constructive knowledge" that an employee is not authorized to work by its receipt of a "no-match" letter. Further, President Bush proposed a rule to require all federal contractors to participate in the Department of Homeland Security's ("DHS") computerized employment-authorization verification program, E-Verify.
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