Bloomberg Law
June 1, 2018, 10:13 AM

Employers Skate on Thin Ice With Immigration Compliance, Bias

Laura D. Francis
Laura D. Francis

Employers have been subject to a whirlwind of new and evolving immigration policies over the last year and a half that have kept them on their toes. How they respond determines whether they also risk violating employment law and anti-discrimination measures in particular.

Both Procter & Gamble and Bank of America found that out when they were sued recently over allegedly refusing to hire immigrants with work permits through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

The cases present the question of what employers should do if they’re concerned about hiring someone whose immigration status and work authorization could end ...

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