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ICE ACTIVITY IN NAPA COUNTY

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As you may have heard, there are reports of ICE activity in Napa County today. Below are important resources and information that may be useful to you and your employees when preparing for and responding to work site inspections.

LEGAL AID RESOURCES IN SPANISH:
LEGAL AID RESOURCES IN ENGLISH:

NORTH BAY RAPID RESPONSE NETWORK

Teams across the North Bay have formed the North Bay Rapid Response Network that responds to ICE activity 24 hours a day. If you have any information or need assistance, please call their hotline (707) 800-4554.  Please also visit their Facebook for recent updates.
MORE INFORMATION ON AB-450 – IMMIGRATION WORKSITE ENFORCEMENT TAKES EFFECT

Effective January 1, 2018, AB 450 requires employers to verify that immigration officials have a judicial warrant or subpoena prior to entering the workplace and to provide notice to employees if there has been a request to review the employer’s immigration documents, such as Form I-9s.

As with pre-existing federal law obligations, large penalties could result for violations of this new state law.  If questions arise, growers are encouraged to seek professional legal advice. To read AB 450, CLICK HERE

LOCAL LEGAL RESOURCES

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