At immigration.alabama.gov, you will find educational updates under Immigration Compliance Links to webinars, training videos, government manuals and the “Top 7 Do’s and Don’ts for Employers under the Alabama Immigration Act.”

The compliance deadline is January 1, 2012 for those Alabama employers in any type of a contractual relationship with the state of Alabama, or any city, county or political subdivision. All other Alabama employers with one or more employees will have to be fully compliant by April 1, 2012. We urge you to take advantage of these resources to get in compliance as soon as possible.

BMSS will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates to you. Questions regarding the actual implementation of the law by employers still exist. This information is intended for general descriptive purposes only. Please consult your legal counsel to discuss your situation before taking any actions.

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