Yes, it is against the law for an employer to hire illegal aliens. Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act (See footnote 1) an employer is prohibited from “knowingly” employing “unauthorized aliens." (See footnote 2.) An unauthorized alien means that the person is not either: lawfully admitted for permanent residence, or authorized to be employed
Minnesota Work Visa Attorney
While a significant number of visas are given out every year, the amount of those who apply is significantly greater. There any many different types of employment visas and qualifications that are required for them. The first step in attaining a visa is the prospective employer obtaining a labor certification approval from the Department of Labor. After an employer acquires the ability to request employment visas, workers are chosen by the skills and qualifications that are required for the position(s) being offered. The chances of attaining an employment visa depends on the level of your skill and the demand for that skill. There are also other factors that vary with type of visa like the ability of a spouse or children to be granted visas with you and the fees and required documentation that go along with them. Overall, the visa process can be very strenuous and time consuming and a visa is not guaranteed at the end of it.