Calif. Goes Even Further To Protect Immigrant Rights
By Taylor Arluck
Law360, New York (November 22, 2013, 4:37 PM EST) -- The idea that states and localities can — or should — force undocumented immigrants to self-deport by making it impossible for them to work seems to be falling out of favor at last. And, in California, home to a quarter of the country's undocumented immigrants, recently enacted legislation penalizes employers who engage in immigration status-based forms of retaliation against their employees.
Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down large portions of Arizona's infamous SB 1070, among them a provision that made it a crime for...