Seasonal workers

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6:25 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

NC Farms, Other Businesses Get More Wiggle Room With E-Verify

One of the laws that state legislators upheld Wednesday despite Governor Pat McCrory's veto is a measure designed to give farmers extra wiggle room in hiring seasonal workers.

Any business in North Carolina with at least 25 employees is required to submit documentation on each worker to the Department of Homeland Security. The program is called E-Verify, and it's supposed to prevent immigrants in the country illegally from getting jobs.

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