NJ Jumps On E-Verify Bandwagon

Law360, New York (May 12, 2010, 12:15 PM EDT) -- New Jersey has become the latest state to consider requiring employers to use the federal government's controversial E-Verify system to check the legal status of employees, with two Republican state senators launching legislation that would impose civil penalties on noncompliant companies.

S. 1842, introduced in the New Jersey Senate by Sens. Robert W. Singer and Steven V. Oroho on Monday, would prohibit the employment of unauthorized aliens and require employers in the state to use the E-Verify program, which currently remains voluntary at the federal level....
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