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Employer sanctions law has migrants thinking of leaving state (access required)

Arizona’s tough new employer sanctions law has many illegal immigrants contemplating something they once thought was unthinkable --returning to their home countries to fewer jobs, less money and limited opportunities for their children. The law goes into effect in January and requires employers to verify the eligibility of workers through a federal database. Employers would ...

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