To avoid potential conflict, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) concerning their respective civil worksite enforcement activities. Under the March 31, 2011, MOU, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agreed that, unless determined necessary by the Director of ICE

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has served more than 500 Notices of Inspection (NOIs) to U.S. companies over the past week. According to the agency, allegations that employers are hiring unauthorized workers and paying employees unfair wages or otherwise exploiting workers set off this latest round of inspection notices.

With this move, ICE furthers its

The fervor surrounding Arizona’s new immigration statute, Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act (Senate Bill 1070), has grown in the days since Governor Jan Brewer signed the Bill into law on April 23, 2010. The Arizona legislature adjourned on April 29, 2010, which means the Act will become effective 90 days later, July