Undocumented Workers. Legal news and articles for May 18 - 31, 2017

Man sentenced for cashing checks to pay undocumented workers ...Fernando Echevarria: Immigrants, farmers should be on same side of immigration issueOhio Senate picks up bill barring undocumented workers' comp elligibilityHow America's immigrant workforce is changingUnion solidarity with undocumented workers: Guest commentaryHouse Advances Bill To Withhold Injury Compensation From Undocumented WorkersOhio Lawmakers Get Into a Heated Debate Over Undocumented Immigrants and Workers' CompUnion solidarity with undocumented workersComp bill moving in Ohio would ban benefits for undocumented workersHouse Approves Bill Banning Workers' Comp Benefits For Undocumented WorkersTrump's executive order catches undocumented workers at Travis Air Force BaseRamos, Seitz Lock In Debate Over Workers' Comp Benefits For Undocumented PeopleE-Verify is more cost-effective than Trump's wall in stemming illegal immigrationOhio rep doesn't want 'illegal aliens...sucking on our workers' comp system'ICE arrests two undocumented workers trying to get to construction job on military base

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Non-Profit Groups Kick Off National Dinner Series on May Day to Support Undocumented Workers
FortuneMay 1, 2017

Beyond protests, ROC has partnered with the Popular Alliance for Undocumented Workers' Rights (PAUWR), an organization created by restaurant owners and chefs, to fund their national "Right2Work" dinner tour. The first dinner kicks off Monday in New ...more »

New Bill Hopes to Issue Undocumented Farm Workers 'Blue Card' Status to Prevent Deportation
Food & WineMay 12, 2017

America's immigration issue is complex, but it's especially contradictory in the agricultural industry: Illegal immigrants are, of course, illegal; but without these undocumented workers, U.S. farmers would struggle to find enough labor to run their ...more »

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Man sentenced for cashing checks to pay undocumented workers ...
Wichita EagleMay 31, 2017

An Olathe man who cashed millions of dollars in checks to pay undocumented workers won't spend any additional time in prison for his crimes.more »

Fernando Echevarria: Immigrants, farmers should be on same side of immigration issue
Merced Sun-StarMay 30, 2017

There is no easy solution to complex immigration issues that face our farming communities. For decades, farm labor has been performed by mostly undocumented workers because few people want to get up early and work in the scorching heat. It continues ...more »

Ohio Senate picks up bill barring undocumented workers' comp elligibility
Watchdog.orgMay 28, 2017

Undocumented workers would be barred from receiving workers' compensation benefits in budget legislation passed by the Ohio House of Representatives and now in the state Senate. The bill includes an amendment that would require the Ohio Bureau of ...more »

How America's immigrant workforce is changing
CNNMoneyMay 26, 2017

New arrivals from Central America have remained steady and now represents a larger share. In 2015, about 1.8 million undocumented immigrants from Central America arrived in the U.S., or about 15% of the newly arrived immigrant population, Pew said.more »

Union solidarity with undocumented workers: Guest commentary
San Bernardino County SunMay 22, 2017

The AFL-CIO is training union leaders and officials how to help protect undocumented immigrants. This is needed because the workers our unions represent are threatened daily by the possibility of raids and deportations under President Trump's agenda.more »

House Advances Bill To Withhold Injury Compensation From Undocumented Workers
WOSUMay 22, 2017

But Ramos and other opponents maintain the bill could actually encourage employers to hire undocumented workers because the costs of those employees could be lower. An investigation by ProPublica and the New Yorker found that Case Farms, which ...more »

Ohio Lawmakers Get Into a Heated Debate Over Undocumented Immigrants and Workers' Comp
WKSU NewsMay 22, 2017

Dan Ramos of Lorain argued that stripping workers' comp benefits from undocumented workers would encourage bad-employer practices. “If the workplace is unsafe for one employee, regardless of their status or documentation, it's unsafe for all employees.more »

Union solidarity with undocumented workers
Press-EnterpriseMay 20, 2017

The AFL-CIO is training union leaders and officials how to help protect undocumented immigrants. This is needed because the workers our unions represent are threatened daily by the possibility of raids and deportations under President Trump's agenda.more »

Comp bill moving in Ohio would ban benefits for undocumented workers
Business InsuranceMay 19, 2017

The Ohio House of Representatives has approved workers compensation budget legislation that would ban undocumented immigrants from receiving benefits. H.B. 27, which passed Wednesday on a 65-29 vote, prohibits undocumented workers from ...more »

House Approves Bill Banning Workers' Comp Benefits For Undocumented Workers
WCBE 90.5 FMMay 19, 2017

Democratic Representative Dan Ramos of Lorain argued that stripping workers' comp benefits from undocumented workers would encourage bad employer practices. Ramos: “If the workplace is unsafe for one employee, regardless of their status or ...more »

Trump's executive order catches undocumented workers at Travis Air Force Base
Sacramento BeeMay 18, 2017

Two undocumented Mexican workers sent to Travis Air Force Base to help renovate a hospital are now facing deportation under one of President Donald Trump's first executive orders toughening enforcement of immigration laws. Hugo Mejia, 37, and Rodrigo ...more »

Ramos, Seitz Lock In Debate Over Workers' Comp Benefits For Undocumented People
WVXUMay 18, 2017

The Senate is now considering a proposal that would ban undocumented workers from receiving workers' compensation if they're injured on the job. The measure passed through the House, but not without a heated debate between two fiery lawmakers.more »

E-Verify is more cost-effective than Trump's wall in stemming illegal immigration
Chron.comMay 18, 2017

The Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration has focused on increasing deportations, building a wall on the Mexican border and forcing local law enforcement agencies to turn over undocumented immigrants to federal officials, as my ...more »

Ohio rep doesn't want 'illegal aliens...sucking on our workers' comp system'
The Columbus DispatchMay 18, 2017

A House Republican proposal to block undocumented workers who get hurt on the job from accessing workers' compensation benefits sparked a passionate Ohio House debate Wednesday. Calling it a “dangerous, illogical provision,” said Rep. Dan Ramos ...more »

ICE arrests two undocumented workers trying to get to construction job on military base
Daily KosMay 18, 2017

Two undocumented immigrant workers are facing deportation after security officials at Travis Air Force Base contacted ICE when the two men could not provide valid Social Security numbers to get through a security check for a construction job. Hugo ...more »

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