Arizona's Anti-immigration law : What (legal) employees need to do?

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Arizona's state legislature and Governor Jan Brewer has signed the Senate Bill 1070 (SB 1070), this Bill would require state law enforcement agents (local police) to question individuals about their immigration status if the officer has a "reasonable suspicion" that they are undocumented. An individual who cannot provide proof of legal status might be subject to ARREST!.

The Fact Sheet of SB 1070 can be read online at http://www.azleg.gov/legtext/49leg/2r/summary/s.1070pshs.doc.htm

This bill requires all immigrants to carry proof of their legal status. It is advisable for all the (non or)Immigrants residing / working /traveling in Arizona to carry the following documents at all times:

  1. For Non-Immigrants like H-1B, H-4, L-1, L-2

ü  A valid Drivers License.
ü  Passport.
ü  Valid I-94 – Arrival-Departure Record.
ü  Form I-797 Notice of Approval / E.A.D
§  Note: If employee is working on an E.A.D (Employment Authorization Document) and do not have an I-797, please carry E.A.D card along with the above documents.

  1. For Legal Permanent Residents (Green Card holders)

ü  A valid Drivers License.
ü  Green Card or Legal Permanent Resident Status card. 


5 comments:

Cindy said...

We must boycott Arizona.. this law is absurd

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