DHS Seeks To Rescind No-Match Regulation

Law360, New York (August 19, 2009, 7:25 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has proposed rescinding its controversial no-match rule, which was issued in 2007 to force employers to fire workers whose names did not match their Social Security numbers, but failed to take effect after becoming tied up in a court battle.

The DHS said in a Federal Register notice Wednesday that it had put forth a proposed rule that would withdraw the no-match regulation after determining that the agency would rather focus its efforts on preventing illegal immigrants from working in...
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