“President Obama’s November 20 executive orders could allow as many as five million undocumented immigrants to remain in the US if they meet certain conditions. Employers should note that the order also extends the stay of foreign graduates of US colleges with high-tech skills.
What the order does not do is grant undocumented workers citizenship or the right to remain in the US permanently. However, it does enable individuals to request work permits and deportation relief for three years at a time provided they meet the following conditions:
- Have been in the US for at least five years;
- Have children who are citizens or legal residents;
- Pass a criminal background check; and
- Are willing to pay their fair share of taxes.
President Obama’s plan aims to increase the number of…”
Originally posted by XpertHR. Full article can be found at http://www.xperthr.com/news/immigration-executive-order-what-it-means-for-employers/16388/