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Newly Authorized Young Immigrants Seeking Work

by | Aug 24, 2012 | Immigration, Immigration News

About 2 million previously undocumented young immigrants could gain temporary relief from deportation under President Obama’s deportation deferral program which took effect August 15.  What will this mean for employers? How should they deal with existing employees who present new work authorizations along with an admission that they were not previously authorized to work? If an employer chooses to terminate based on the employee’s admission, they could face a potential discrimination claim. Whatever the employer decides to do, it should practice a consistent honesty policy from one employee to another and always maintain accurate documentation for all of their employees. Read more here in Business Week.



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