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On October 2, 2013, members of the Democratic Political Party in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced H.R. 15, “The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act”.

The German Interior Ministry has announced a proposed privacy law that would prohibit employers from viewing the Facebook profiles of potential employees. For cross-border employers, this is the first alarm that they may soon be prohibited from using information gleaned from social networking sites in recruiting.

On April 23, 2010, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law the toughest immigration law in the country, which makes it a misdemeanor for an individual to lack proper immigration paperwork in Arizona. Local police who have "reasonable suspicion" that an individual is undocumented now have the authority to determine that person's immigration status. Under current law, officers may only inquire about immigration status if the person is a suspect in another crime.

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