Monthly Archives: September 2009

Department of Homeland Security Extends Deadline for State Compliance with REAL ID Regulations

On September 28, 2009, DHS again extended the deadline for states to request an exemption from compliance with the REAL ID regulations, this time from October 11, 2009 to December 1, 2009.  The REAL ID Act of 2005 prohibits Federal agencies from accepting a driver’s license or personal identification card for any official purpose unless … Continue Reading

ICE Fines Poultry Plant $450,000 for Hiring Illegal Aliens

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) fined a Missouri poultry plant $450,000 for I-9 violations following a worksite enforcement investigation.  ICE arrested more than 130 employees who were not authorized to work in the United States.  As part of the settlement, the company agreed to train its human resource personnel on how to avoid hiring … Continue Reading

Associations Seek Emergency Injunction Against Federal Contractor E-Verify Rule

On September 1, 2009, four business associations filed in federal court for an emergency injunction to delay the implementation of the new E-Verify requirement for certain federal contractors, which will become effective on September 8, 2009, under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).  The pleading and brief may be read here.  Check back for updates. UPDATE:  … Continue Reading