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house Bill H.R. 5265

Combat Illegal Immigration Through Employment Verification Act

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      house Committees
      Committee on Education and Labor
      Social Security
      Workforce Protections
      Committee on the Judiciary
      Immigration and Citizenship
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedMay 11th, 2010

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Combat Illegal Immigration Through Employment Verification Act

Official Title

To continue to prohibit the hiring, recruitment, or referral of unauthorized aliens, and for other purposes.


Combat Illegal Immigration Through Employment Verification Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to make employment of unauthorized aliens unlawful. Sets forth provisions respecting: (1) employer document verification requirements; and (2) employment authorization and/or identity documents. Sets forth employment eligibility verification system (EEVS) provisions. Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) provide for the disclosure of certain taxpayer identity information to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to assist in immigration enforcement; and (2) increase specified penalties for employer failure to provide correct information returns. Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to establish within the Criminal Investigation office of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) a unit to investigate tax-related violations related to the employment of unauthorized aliens. Sets forth IRS and Social Security Administration (SSA) immigration-related enforcement provisions. Provides for increases in worksite enforcement and immigration fraud detection personnel.

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