November 2009

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Defeating DHS

DHS announces it will rescind the "no-match" rule

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In July, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it will rescind the infamous "no-match" rule initiated by the Bush administration in 2006. This action is the culmination of years of work by NRCA, other business groups and organized labor to defeat the ill-conceived government regulation.

NRCA believes the no-match rule is fundamentally flawed, would adversely affect employers and employees in the roofing industry, and would do little to curtail illegal immigration. NRCA, a co-chair of the Essential Worker Immigration Coalition, was a plaintiff in litigation that successfully blocked implementation of the no-match rule.

The rule's shortcomings

DHS first proposed the no-match rule in 2006 after Congress failed to enact immigration reform legislation. Despite strong opposition, DHS moved forward with a final...

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