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Monthly Archives from August 2011

E-Verify and driver’s licenses!

 RIDE (“Records and Information for DMVs) has been introduced as another antifraud measure of E-Verify, online employment eligibility program. Mississippi was the first state to adopt RIDE, and so far over 25,000 driver’s licenses have been validated. Look out for Florida to join the RIDE! See this link for more info.

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Employer sued by DOJ for I-9 document abuse

The DOJ sued a Georgia employer because the employer demanded different work eligibility documents from its non-U.S. than from its U.S. citizen employees. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) prohibits employers from placing different or additional burden on work-authorized employees based on their citizenship or national origin. An investigation into this employer showed a pattern of discriminatory conduct during the hiring and I-9 process. For additional info see: DOJ

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