H.R.142 - Enforce Immigration Law Act of 2009

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require the Secretary of the Treasury to notify the Secretary of Homeland Security of employer returns showing the employment of individuals not authorized to be employed in the United States, to notify the employers that they must terminate the employment of those employees, to provide an opportunity for those employees to contest the information, and to establish a procedure for determining whether individuals who are not authorized to be employed in the United States are so employed. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Enforce Immigration Law Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require the Secretary of the Treasury to notify the Secretary of Homeland Security of employer returns showing the employment of individuals not authorized to be employed in the United States, to notify the employers that they must terminate the employment of those employees, to provide an opportunity for those employees to contest the information, and to establish a procedure for determining whether individuals who are not authorized to be employed in the United States are so employed. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Enforce Immigration Law Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the Secretary of the Treasury to: (1) notify the Secretary of Homeland Security if an employee's tax identification number indicates that such employee is not authorized to be employed in the United State

Official Summary

Enforce Immigration Law Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the Secretary of the Treasury to:
(1) notify the Secretary of Homeland Security if an employee's tax identification number indicates that such employee is not authorized to be employed in the United States;
(2) inform such an employee's employer and require that such employee be terminated within 30 days; and
(3) grant such employee the right to contest the accuracy of the Secretary's notice.Requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to request from the Secretary of the Treasury annually information, including tax identification numbers, on individuals who are no longer authorized to be employed in the United States. Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to:
(1) disclose such information to officers and employees of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for enforcement of the immigration laws; and
(2) notify the employer and require that such employee be terminated within 30 days. Grants an affected employee the right to contest the accuracy of the Secretary's notice and the determination that such employee is not authorized to be employed in the United States.

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