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Bloggings on Deportation and Removal

by Matthew Kolken

Pennsylvania Jumping on the Immigration Enforcement Bandwagon

Looks like Pennsylvania is jumping on the immigration enforcement bandwagon.  A Bill entitled the Professional Licensees Illegal Employment Act, covering anyone in the State of Pennsylvania that is licensed by the Bureau of Occupational and Professional Affairs, proposes to revoke the professional license of anyone that hires undocumented workers, including first time violators.

A spokesman for the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, has predicted that the proposed legislation will ôset up a state-level immigration enforcement scheme. "

Move over Alabama and Arizona.  Here comes Pennsylvania.

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About The Author

Matthew Kolken is a trial lawyer with experience in all aspects of United States Immigration Law including Immigration Courts throughout the United States, and appellate practice before the Board of Immigration Appeals, the U.S. District Courts, and U.S. Courts of Appeals. He is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of New York , the United States District Court for the Western District of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

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