Monday, September 16, 2013

LLCs as a Way Around Employer Sanctions

The employer sanctions provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 prohibit employers from employting undocumented immigrants.  The provisions have proven difficult to enforce.  A number of undocumented immigrants have found ways to circumvent the laws, including self-employment.  Cindy Carcamo of the Los Angeles Times writes an interesting story about undocumented immigrants employing limited liability companies as a way to work legally in th eUnited States. Some even hire U.S. citizens.


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