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Ski Industry Worries that Anti-Immigrant Bills Would Hurt Business

February 11, 2011|Contributed by: Aaron C. Hall, Esq.

Colorado's ski industry stands to suffer if the state enacts Arizona-style anti-immigrant bills.  Colorado Ski Country, U.S.A., Inc., an association representing 22 Colorado ski resorts, said in a recent report that Mexico and Brazil have become two of the leading countries from which skiers come...

Do Local Immigration Regulations Boost Local Economies? Study Suggests the Opposite.

August 5, 2010|Contributed by: Aaron C. Hall, Esq.

With the controversy surrounding Arizona's SB 1070 and surrounding immigration issues in general, a common topic of conversation has become what role local governments have in enforcing immigration law and which parts must be left to the federal government. Setting aside the arguments about...

State E-Verify Laws Stirring Controversy

August 1, 2010|Contributed by: Koby L. Polaski, Esq.

Although not as prevalent in recent headlines as Arizona's SB1070, the Legal Arizona Worker's Act (LAWA) is also attracting attention and debate.  LAWA requires all businesses in the state to use E-Verify to check the employment eligibility of newly hired employees.  If using E-Verify, an...

American Immigration Lawyers Association Submits Amicus Brief Challenging the Arizona Anti-Immigrant Law

June 17, 2010|Contributed by: Joseph Law Firm

On June 15, 2010, the American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA"), submitted an amicus brief to the District Court in Arizona challenging the implementation of Arizona's SB-1070 anti-immigrant law. The brief challenges Arizona's ability to implement the law in a way that avoids discrimination...