Ariz. E-Verify Case Could Be Headed To High Court

Law360, New York (March 11, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has refused to rehear a case that upheld a controversial Arizona law that punishes employers for knowingly hiring undocumented workers and mandates the use of the U.S. government's E-Verify system, but business groups may take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court if other appeals courts come down against similar laws in other states.

The Ninth Circuit on Monday denied petitions for rehearing or rehearing en banc by Arizona Employers for Immigration Reform Inc. and several national...
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