{snip} Macy’s, unlike many other businesses (see Chipotle a/k/a “Sh-tpotle,” America’s largest illegal alien smuggling ring), went the extra mile to verify that its employees are here legally and eligible to work. But the Obama administration no likee that and went after Macy’s in a federal civil lawsuit filed by the Obama (in)Justice Department, which Macy’s just settled for $275,000 (nuisance money) and a whole lotta legal fees.

Yes, it’s not a lot of money for a major retailer, but only a few immigrant employees were involved and it’s a disturbing harbinger for how the Obama administration will actually “secure” the borders and the interior under amnesty, as in . . . NOT AT ALL. {snip}

Macy’s Inc. will pay a civil penalty of $175,000 to settle allegations the department-store operator engaged in unfair documentation practices against immigrant employees who had work authorizations during an eligibility reverification process, according to the Justice Department.

Under the settlement, the retailer agreed to create a $100,000 back-pay fund for individuals who lost wages or seniority as a result of the company’s employment eligibility reverification policies and procedures, which Macy’s agreed to revise. Also as part of the accord, Macy’semployment eligibility verification practices will be subject to monitoring and reporting requirements for two years.

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According to the Justice Department, Macy’s employs 180,000 people in the U.S. The investigation stemmed from several calls to a worker hotline for potential immigration-related unfair-employment practices. Immigration law prohibits employers from treating workers differently in eligibility or reverification processes by demanding more or different documents, or by limiting the worker’s choice of documents, based on an individual’s immigration status or national origin.

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  • I think I’m going to hold the Republican Party responsible for Holder running amok. They had their chance to unseat him, and use him as a prime example of why Obama should not get reelected.
    I don’t recall Romney even mentioning Holder’s name during election time.

  • The__Bobster

    And theoretically, if you don’t check their immigration status (E-Verify anyone?), you could also be fined. It’s a Catch 22.

  • Spartacus

    The government is actively stopping companies from checking their employees are here LEGALLY ! And I thought Eastern European governments are retarded…

    • Proving you have a right to work in the country?

      You wouldn’t understand …. it’s a white thing. /sarc/

  • Under the settlement, the retailer agreed to create a $100,000 back-pay fund for individuals who lost wages or seniority as a result of the company’s employment eligibility reverification policies and procedures, which Macy’s agreed to revise.

    Back pay and seniority for people who aren’t even allowed to work in the country?

    Unbelievable.

  • Erasmus

    Time to impeach Obama. Can the country survive 3 more years of this “community organizer”?

  • Diamond_Lil

    The government should be going after the employers who hire the illegals, not punishing employers seeking compliance with state and federal regulations. The Obama administration is azzbackwards.

  • Dave4088

    The lawsuit wasn’t necessarily designed to win. Holder’s dept. of black & brown gangstas and shakedown artists intended to intimidate Macy’s and cause them to incur heavy legal fees and through publicity, serve as a warning to companies of any size of what could befall them if they attempt to check immigration status of prospective employees.

    Insofar as the U.S. attorney general and his henchmen are anti-white, black/brown supremacists, it’s time we withdraw all moral support from the federal government. Frankly, whites would be better off if China invaded and took control of things.

  • John Smith

    This IS the liberal’s idea of enforcement in their “comprehensive immigration reform.”

  • IstvanIN

    We’ve got just what illegals are looking for,
    We’re the world’s largest department store,
    We’re Macy’s, we’re apart of your life!

    There, rewrote their old jingle.

  • Vonhauer

    Debbie really stays on top of the goings on over at ICE too. After reading some of the stories she has broke, I can only conclude that our govt has become the enemy of the people and is setting up our demographic replacement with all haste. Full speed ahead.

    Judas McCain, Grahamnesty, and Rubioso are doing everything they can to speed the process along.

  • Puggg

    If McDonald’s is 365Black, does this mean that Chicanopotle is 365Brown?

  • me

    Truth!

  • me

    What do you mean by ‘near’ impeachable? High treason is the term….