Thursday, May 26, 2011

Supreme Court Upholds Employer Sanctions

Posted By on Thu, May 26, 2011 at 8:12 AM

A big win for state Sen. Russell Pearce today at the U.S. Supreme Court:

The Supreme Court, giving states more authority to crack down on illegal immigrants, upholds an Arizona law that punishes employers who hire illegal workers.

In a 5-3 decision, the court said federal law permits states to take away the business licenses of companies that knowingly hire illegal workers.

Arizona also won the authority to require employers to use the federal E-Verify system to check on the immigration status of new workers.

The ruling is a defeat for both the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Obama administration which opposed the Arizona law.

It could signal that the Supreme Court will be supportive of SB 1070...

[Los Angeles Times]

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