Tag Archives: Department of Homeland Security

Posted 5 years ago in by Keith Ecker  
Pro-Passenger STRIP Act Tells TSA “Don’t Touch My Junk”

In December of last year, Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee introduced to Congress the Stop TSA’s Reach in Policy Act, or the STRIP Act. The proposed legislation would prohibit any Transportation Security Administration employee not trained as a federal law enforcement officer or eligible for federal law enforcement benefits from wearing law enforcement uniforms or wearing police-like metal badges. “It is outrageous that in a post-9/11 world that the American people should have to live in fear of those whose …

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Posted 6 years ago in Immigration by Jennifer King  
Immigration Authorities Step Up Actions Against Unauthorized Workers

If you’re a business owner or HR manager, the federal government has a message for you: Don’t hire illegal workers—and make sure you have a process in place to prevent hiring them. If not, US Immigration & Customs Enforcement is coming for you. The agency, which conducts audits and raids to ensure businesses are only hiring legal workers, has stepped up enforcement efforts in recent years. According to the Associated Press, in fiscal year 2011 ICE audited 2,496 companies, a …

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