10th Circ. Mostly Affirms Block On Okla. E-Verify Rules

Law360, New York (February 4, 2010, 5:57 PM EST) -- Two provisions of an Oklahoma law seeking to crack down on the employment of illegal immigrants are likely preempted by federal immigration law, an appeals court has found, mostly affirming a preliminary injunction on the statute.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit affirmed on Tuesday the district judge's decision to award a preliminary injunction on two sections of the Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act of 2007.

That law would make it mandatory for companies to electronically verify whether their employees can work...
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