This week the Department of Labor published a poster that must be used by all employers employing employees under H-2A visas.  H-2A visa holders are non-immigrant employees employed in temporary or seasonal agricultural jobs.  A copy of the required poster (in English) can be accessed here.  (Spanish here)  This poster is required by federal rules published February

On April 30, 2009, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it distributed new enforcement guidance to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  The new enforcement guidance emphasizes the Department’s focus on targeting employers who knowingly hire illegal workers and thereby cultivate illegal workplaces.

According to Ginger Thompson of the New York Times, the guidelines state that