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Jan 20, 2016 10:34 AMPublication: The Southampton Press

Living In The Shadows: Deportation Rumors Spark Fear Around Town

An immigrant from Santiago, Chile, who did not wish to be identified for fear of being found out by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. He spoke about the fear circling around town after hearing several rumors regarding immigration raids. ALISHA STEINDECKER
Jan 20, 2016 11:22 AM

A Hampton Bays local for the past eight years, a working man who is both a father and a husband, took extra care this week whenever he left home, whether to travel to work or to bring his 5-year-old daughter to school.

Ever since the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced earlier this month that it had started taking into custody families who came to this country illegally after January 2014, the rumors had been circling around town: Who would be next?

In the statement, Jeh Johnson, secretary of Homeland Security, said that 121 individuals—mainly from Georgia, Texas and North Carolina—had been rounded up on the first weekend of the new year—to be returned to their home countries.

The eight-year resident, Rodrigo Martin, is a native of Santiago, Chile, and wished only to be identified by two of his names for fear of being found out by immigration enforcement authorities. He explained in Spanish that he is now already a part of society here and that his home city is a dangerous place to live, which is why he does not want to return.

He attends church here regularly, and pays taxes here, he said.

Although Mr. Martin has been in Hampton Bays for almost a decade and always is careful, recently he has become more fearful because of rumors of immigration raids nearby. He and his wife had received Facebook messages and seen photos of the supposed immigration raids that were said to have occurred just a little farther west on Long Island, supposedly in Brentwood.

It is “unjust” that the government is deporting those who work hard, are a part of ‘society’ and “in accordance with the law,” Mr. Martin said. He added that it should be a different story for convicted criminals.

Even though he has never received a traffic ticket, Mr. Martin said he considers it “dangerous” to drive because he fears being pulled over and possibly taken into custody.

Sag Harbor attorney Alex Kriegsman, who deals with immigration law and used to work for the U.S. Department of Justice, echoed that sentiment. “So many people in our community here who are in that situation, they came here when they were young and go to work and school,” Mr. Kriegsman said, “and they have to worry every time they get in the car. If they get pulled over, they could end up in jail.”

The rumors about immigrants being rounded up on Long Island seem to be untrue. An Immigration and Customs Enforcement official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about immigration proceedings, said that, in fact, no raids have been conducted on Long Island or in New York City.

Nevertheless, the rumors persisted. Melinda Rubin, also an immigration attorney from Sag Harbor, said she had an uptick in calls from clients who said they were unsure of what was happening.

About 50 people had called at first, Ms. Rubin said, although the calls have since abated. “It is scary because you are always looking over your shoulder,” she said of how the clients feel.

“It is terrible because it creates fear and panic,” said Sister Margaret Smyth from the North Fork Spanish Apostolate. “Children are terrified they are going to lose their parents. So you got these little guys, when the rumors were going around and, all of a sudden, we were starting to get phone calls saying they were seen here and there.

“People didn’t go to school or work,” she continued. “I had to convince a lot of people it didn’t happen.”

At the Southampton School District, several teachers passed out a flyer—titled, “In Case of a Raid, What Can You Do?”—to nervous students to ensure that they were aware of their rights. If offered five suggestions: Do not open the door to immigration agents without asking for an arrest warrant; stay silent; do not sign anything the agents give you; report the raid by taking photos and videos; and make a plan with a lawyer.

A schoolteacher in Southampton who said he did not wish to be identified because of the sensitivity of the subject said that during the past few weeks, he has reassured several students that it was safe to come to school and even to walk on the street. The immigration raids are unfair, he added. “They don’t ask to come—they were escaping,” he said of students in this country illegally.

An 18-year-old originally from a little “pueblo,” or town, in Mexico—who also spoke on the condition of anonymity for fear of deportation—said she began to hear the rumors of immigration raids while working at her job at a restaurant in Southampton Village.

Clasping her hands nervously and swaying her feet as she sat, she explained that when she first heard the rumors of “la migra,” a slang term for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, she was terrified and had asked her teachers if it was safe to walk the streets. She had heard that federal law enforcement officials were raiding stores, and she was therefore afraid to go to work.

“It is like hysteria,” the teacher said, adding that immigrants do not want to return to their native countries because of the gangs and drugs.

A 21-year-old student who has been in the United States since 2012 said that the situation is sad and that his entire family has been preoccupied since the rumors started. He was frightened until he learned from teachers that the raids had only occurred only in the South. His biggest fear, he said, was that la migra would come to his home.

School district officials from Hampton Bays and Southampton both said that they had not noticed a decline in attendance in recent weeks.

This immigration enforcement is not entirely new, Ms. Rubin explained. “People have been getting picked up all along,” she said. “This is the same thing, but they are being more rigorous.”

According to the Department of Homeland Security’s announcement, the recent immigration raids in the South stemmed from a November 2014 memo that spelled out President Obama’s immigration accountability executive actions. The people it targeted for deportation included: convicted criminals, especially those who posed a danger to public safety; those convicted of several misdemeanor offenses; and—the lowest priority—those who had entered the country after January 2014.

“This past weekend, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) engaged in concerted, nationwide enforcement operations to take into custody and return at a greater rate adults who entered this country illegally with children,” Mr. Johnson said in the January 4 announcement. “This should come as no surprise. I have said publicly for months that individuals who constitute enforcement priorities, including families and unaccompanied children, will be removed.”

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I highly doubt the girl said she comes from a "little pueblo in Mexico. She most certainly said that she comes from Puebla, Mexico...the town where many Mexicans on the East End hail from.
By S'hamptonNative (84), Southampton on Jan 20, 16 1:16 PM
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Oh nooooo. What ever are the local contractors going to do? They'll have to actually pay a decent wage and offer benefits like any other legit company. Shucks.
By johnj (1024), Westhampton on Jan 20, 16 1:21 PM
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and they will pass those costs to the customer and the customer will complain even more... lol
By joe hampton (3461), on vacation on Jan 21, 16 4:28 PM
hampton bays is little Mexico.. Check the stats the middle school is 57 percent Latino it's out of control and frankly to late to start deporting people
By bigblue84 (89), Hampton Bays on Jan 20, 16 3:44 PM
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Finally, someone who understands!
By lliinn17 (3), Hampton Bays on Jan 20, 16 10:21 PM
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That is not right mod of the Mexican community leaves in SOuthampton…Hampton Bays is more Colombian, Brazilian, and from Costa Rica….Same roots….different cultures…difference part of the American Continent.
By Mate (55), Southampton on Jan 23, 16 8:34 AM
What, exactly, is "out of control"? The top students are often of Latino/a descent.
By ValGal03 (58), Montauk on Jan 28, 16 4:20 PM
Folks that came here illegally may very well be deported if they commit a crime. They are illegal aliens, criminals all just by the way they broke into our country
By bigfresh (4666), north sea on Jan 20, 16 4:13 PM
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Lost of business will loose their workers….95% of the restaurants kitchens, Delis, cleaning companies, pool companies, construction, painting, landscaping relay on this workers they get pay from $12 to $25 depending they job and expertise ….
By Mate (55), Southampton on Jan 23, 16 8:37 AM
$25 off the books? That translates into more than $80,000 a year on the books - TWICE as much as the starting salary for a NYC teacher with a college degree.
By HB Proud (889), Hampton Bays on Jan 23, 16 3:23 PM
It is “unjust” that the government is deporting those who work hard, are a part of ‘society’ and “in accordance with the law,” Mr. Martin said. He added that it should be a different story for convicted criminals.
It always astounds me the thinking of people. It should be a different story for "convicted" criminals? He is by definition a criminal since he is here illegally. he is not in accordance with the law.
By bubby (236), southampton on Jan 20, 16 4:23 PM
Not sure what to say about a person who came to this country illegally and now fears deportation. Eight years and still speaks spanish? Works off the books for cash? Made no attempt to be sponsored or get a green card? Our local government has not upheld its responsibility when taking the oath to uphold the laws of the state and federal constitution. The Town of Southampton has been a "sanctuary city" for too long. Rodrigo, you had to have known that this could/would happen.
By auntof9 (159), Southampton on Jan 20, 16 7:22 PM
Those teachers at Southampton should lose their jobs. And with all the money spent educating the illegal aliens and taking services from citizens, they should know better.
By bubby (236), southampton on Jan 20, 16 7:54 PM
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Illegal is illegal, whether from Mexico, Canada or Europe. Not paying taxes [ no ss #], no drivers license and receiving free schooling, medical and other benefits. Over loading our schools and medical facilities. ILLEGAL...
By knitter (1941), Southampton on Jan 20, 16 8:54 PM
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Simply by being here undocumented and using a black market obtained Social Security number (how else do you pay taxes in this situation?) you are committing a criminal offense.

Regardless of making a "positive contribution", one is still committing a crime. Have these people sought asylum if it is life or death respectively, to remain here or return home?
Jan 20, 16 9:06 PM appended by Mr. Z
"Jus sanguinis" NOW.
By Mr. Z (11847), North Sea on Jan 20, 16 9:06 PM
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Agreed Mr Z, again.
By bigfresh (4666), north sea on Jan 20, 16 10:38 PM
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By Moneybogue (37), Westhampton Beach on Jan 20, 16 10:42 PM
I do not know why my comment was removed, but again it is not true that you need a SSN to pay taxes. Workers without a SSN can pay taxes by obtaining a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) which is "an identifying number used for tax purposes in the United States. It is also known as a Tax Identification Number or Federal Taxpayer Identification Number."
By Moneybogue (37), Westhampton Beach on Jan 21, 16 12:30 PM
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They could also get an ITIN, which also means they can be tracked. Most don't take that route...
By Mr. Z (11847), North Sea on Jan 21, 16 11:29 PM
At the Southampton School District, several teachers passed out a flyer—titled, “In Case of a Raid, What Can You Do?”—to nervous students to ensure that they were aware of their rights. ........ I don't even know what to say to this. Im sorry but an illegal criminal shouldn't be "aware of their rights" because they shouldn't have any rights to begin with. They are not United States citizens, and non us citizens don't have American rights, it makes no sense whatsoever. This ...more
By lliinn17 (3), Hampton Bays on Jan 20, 16 10:36 PM
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They are KIDS, for heaven's sake!!! Show some compassion. Praise to the teachers!!!
By ValGal03 (58), Montauk on Jan 28, 16 4:18 PM
So we should teach children that it is ok to break the law? Where does it end? Who gets to decide which laws you can break and which you can't? Isn't one of the arguments that illegal immigrants come to the U.S. is to escape lawlessness? Why is then ok here? Helping people is wonderful; lawlessness is not ok.
By HB Proud (889), Hampton Bays on Jan 28, 16 4:29 PM
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Raiding 7-11 right after the bus arrives each morning would be a start.
By bigfresh (4666), north sea on Jan 20, 16 10:39 PM
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If you are not living on the reservation you should all be ashamed of yourselves because we are ALL immigrants here. The major difference between your ancestors that "did it right" and this new wave is the process has changed dramatically over the years. In the days of Ellis Island as long as you were not sick you could acquire US citizenship. But, history shows that even the sick were let in as well sometimes after quarantine. Fast forward to today and the process is long, expensive and frankly ...more
By Moneybogue (37), Westhampton Beach on Jan 20, 16 11:56 PM
I am so sick of the " we are all immigrants " crap. When our ancestors came to this country, wether 300 years ago or 30 years ago, you know what they did? They came here legally. They learned the language. They paid taxes. They paid insurance. They got drivers licenses. They paid school taxes. They paid hospital bills. They didn't try to get as much as they could out of the system for free. I'm by no means saying that these immigrants aren't nice, hardworking people, but do you think you might ...more
By bubby (236), southampton on Jan 21, 16 7:43 AM
The problem is the laws do not allow modern immigrants to follow the same path our ancestors did and it also does not properly persuade or prevent them from deviating from that path! New legislation and effective execution of those laws will resolve most of the problems you have listed. Nothing else will resolve this issue. We can all sit around and point fingers until we are blue in the face and it will not resolve anything. These people are not leaving. Please read that again. These people are ...more
By Moneybogue (37), Westhampton Beach on Jan 21, 16 12:27 PM
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the only legislation being passed just gives illegal immigrants more access to services that they pay nothing for, while making it harder for american citizens. God forbid we deny them the right to an education that they certainly aren't paying taxes towards, but we can take away services from those kids that need them. Our government has turned a blind eye to it. For Petes sake, how many newly transplanted drivers from Illinois are there around here? It doesn't take Sherlock Holmes to figure out ...more
By bubby (236), southampton on Jan 21, 16 12:39 PM
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Untrue. I know of two individuals who are working for large corporations in the city and were brought here by those companies. They are from another area of the world and they are in fact following the same procedure for immigrants who want to become citizens as people have for generations.

You are suffering due to this illegal immigration problem? I find that an interesting choice of words
By bb (922), Hampton Bays on Jan 21, 16 12:42 PM
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No please read again that this is untrue.

And I agree that "we are all immigrants" bit is getting ridiculous. Those that are illegal knew they were when they made the decision to come here illegally. Their choice. Their responsibility.

If I break a law I should live in fear that I will be caught also.

After living here for almost a decade and working I am sure they can return to wherever in their country they can live that is not improvised. I am sorry their country ...more
By bb (922), Hampton Bays on Jan 21, 16 12:48 PM
It's a shame we're not accomadating these law breakers to their liking.
By chief1 (2800), southampton on Jan 21, 16 9:10 AM
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I am a taxi driver and a hard working American born citizen, I have 3 jobs to pay the bills. 2 teenagers and household bills hamptons style!
Everyday I witness crimes against every level of laws and codes. Houses filled with 20 people, cars not registered or insured. Drunken falling down Hispanics who act like they have inherited the land.
One Hispanic indivual told me that it is only a matter of time before there will only be Latino stores and residents here.
"You will be working ...more
By Rayman (64), southampton on Jan 21, 16 10:11 AM
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By PuddinNapier, on Jan 21, 16 11:12 AM
On my last trip to my home town of Hampton Bays, It was the first time that I felt like the "outsider" when entering one of the local deli's that I frequented as a teenager....I was the only English speaking person in the place, including the people running the place....My in laws who live in Riverhead have seen this issue blossom into utter chaos; people living 70 to a house, driving cars with no licenses and unregistered vehicles and yet the police state their hands are tied...This is why it ...more
By crboz812 (8), Quaker Hill on Jan 21, 16 10:31 AM
"I was the only English speaking person in the place, including the people running the place"

What's the problem? America has no official language, the deli is catering to their clientele. How do you know that no one spoke English? Or you just assume because they were speaking *insert language* at the time?

Show me a house that has 70 people living in it. Is overcrowding a problem? Absolutely, but there's no need for hyperbole.
By Nature (2966), Southampton on Jan 21, 16 12:24 PM
I'd wager a bet that all those angry with the immigrants voted for Ronald Reagan who actually was responsible for the influx. It happened when the California corporate farmers went to him, then the governor of the state, for help when the grape pickers went on strike. His solution was to bring in undocumented Mexicans to fill the void, so high-fives all around---a "win-win" for the Republican party--Reagan was a "hero", the Republican farmers had cheap labor, and consumers got their grapes. ...more
By June Bug (2680), SOUTHAMPTON on Jan 21, 16 11:36 AM
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I doubt anyone here has an issue with LEGAL immigration!! The key word is LEGAL! While our immigration system is seemingly cumbersome, we need to have control over who enters and stays in our country, if not we will be over run , and that benefits no one.
By bigfresh (4666), north sea on Jan 21, 16 11:46 AM
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I wanted to thank all of the commenters who have the courage to speak up with the constant threat of the "racist" card being thrown at them. No one here has an issue with legal immigration. But it is the responsibility of our elected leaders starting with the federal government working its way down to Southampton Town to put the interests of the citizens who elected them FIRST, and to uphold and enforce the laws. I feel so betrayed by this town and its officials from all parties.
By jams (129), hampton bays on Jan 21, 16 12:12 PM
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Are you saying town officials could have kept undocumented immigrants from entering Southampton Town? How exactly could they have accomplished that? A wall, a "beautiful" gold-trimmed one a la Donald Trump, perhaps? Or should they have monitored properties while lawns were being mowed? Or roofs being replaced, or interiors being vacuumed, or pools being cleaned? I also feel betrayed by town officials because of the overdevelopment of the Hamptons. That they could have prevented.
By June Bug (2680), SOUTHAMPTON on Jan 21, 16 1:24 PM
JuneBug, you may feel betrayed by the Town Officials for overdevelopment, but I feel betrayed by the Town Officials for allowing lawlessness in our community. It seems to me they put the brakes on code enforcement as soon as some folks started pulling the race card. When I first moved out here, there were check points for car licenses, registrations and insurance. Where are those? Lastly, I find your comment regarding monitoring houses very disturbing and offensive to immigrants.
By HB Proud (889), Hampton Bays on Jan 22, 16 11:10 AM
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Good, start right at the Movie Theater
By tpbennett (2), hampton bays on Jan 21, 16 1:25 PM
I guess then if it is okay for illegal immigrants to break laws and not be punished it is okay for me or anyone else to break any law we like and not get punished. Oh wait, I am tax paying voting citizen who does pay his taxes, who does follow the law so a no-tolerance standard is applied to me.
By Preliator Lives (437), Obamavillie on Jan 21, 16 1:25 PM
Didn't say it was okay to break laws. My post was responding to a complaint about being betrayed by elected officials because they didn't somehow stop the undocumented from entering Southampton Town.
By June Bug (2680), SOUTHAMPTON on Jan 21, 16 1:46 PM
How do you call this man 'Local'?
By AndersEn (174), Southampton on Jan 21, 16 1:31 PM
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If they are allowed to violate zoning ordinances, automobile laws, public intoxication laws, evade taxes, violate loitering laws, falsify documents, fail to appear and switch to evade detection then I can safely say they are "illegal"
By Rayman (64), southampton on Jan 21, 16 2:05 PM
Vote for Trump if you are sick of the government doing NOTHING about illegal immigration.
By Babyboo (293), Hampton Bays on Jan 21, 16 6:12 PM
umm how about all of the 'locals' hiring these people?

the availability of local jobs is the biggest incentive for 'illegal immigrants' to come here. I would guess that many of us know people who hire off the books...

look inward.





By adlkjd923ilifmac.aladfksdurwp (747), southampton on Jan 22, 16 7:36 AM
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"Well everyone else does it...what does it matter if I do"?

Anyone heard that?
By bb (922), Hampton Bays on Jan 22, 16 11:52 AM
"the availability of local jobs is the biggest incentive for 'illegal immigrants' to come here"

Absolutely. We complain about the the problem then foster it by way of hiring. Many of these jobs used ti be filled by high school kids or summer employment for college students. ie. Landscaping work, servers, bus boys, etc. We are actually funding the decay of our communities.
By double standard (1506), Remsenburg on Jan 23, 16 10:13 AM
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Makers vs Takers. Coming soon. And it ain't gonna be pretty.
By loading... (601), quiogue on Jan 22, 16 11:42 AM
Anyone paying taxes should be outraged that illegal immigration continues.
By chief1 (2800), southampton on Jan 22, 16 4:39 PM
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June Bug try a little harder.
I have a 900 square foot two bedroom home next door that at one time had a dozen unrelated people in it. Next door to that there is a home with six families living in it, nine cars sometimes more parked across what used to be a front lawn.
That's how I've been betrayed by my local officials. Because they do nothing about it.( They did when I was a college kid renting a house though!)
As for your condescending comment at the end my father layed bricks, ...more
By jams (129), hampton bays on Jan 22, 16 8:11 PM
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The citation of jobs had nothing to do with them being menial or not menial. All work has value. Was merely pointing out that that work is being done primarily by immigrants nowadays. Posters were complaining that local officials do nothing to disallow undocumented immigrants from ENTERING Southampton Town. I was merely rhetorically asking how that would be done--would they build a wall at the town border, would they fan out over Southampton Town and go from house to house rounding up workers ...more
By June Bug (2680), SOUTHAMPTON on Jan 23, 16 2:54 PM
"Jus sanguinis" NOW.
By Mr. Z (11847), North Sea on Jan 22, 16 9:50 PM
Pride in your culture and language - defending your family and quality of life - love for your country - respect for borders and the rule of law - expecting your government to enforce it's own laws - concerned about unlicensed drivers - concerned about additional burdens on our schools - taxed enough - tired of the never ending river that is entitlements.

To express any one or any combination of the above gets you branded a racist. I support immigration. Legal immigration. I believe that ...more
By double standard (1506), Remsenburg on Jan 23, 16 10:04 AM
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to double standard:

No one that I have ever spoken to is in favor of "open boarders".

Unlike the extreme Right-Wing, however, normal people realize that deporting 11 million people is not only an impossibility, but a feckless attempt that would redefine our national character.

The fact is that people immigrate illegally into the United States because they CAN get work here. The government could make that more difficult by holding employers (like the local service and ...more
By highhatsize (4217), East Quogue on Jan 23, 16 11:00 AM
Every employer is required to obtain Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Form) from every employee. Maybe former Congressman Michael Grimm can hold a class when he gets out of jail for tax fraud for paying employees off the books.
By HB Proud (889), Hampton Bays on Jan 23, 16 11:44 AM
Do you know the percentage deportations to illegal entries under the Obama presidency? Of course the answer would be estimated. I'm not baiting you, Hat, I really want to know the answer. I'll research it too.
By double standard (1506), Remsenburg on Jan 23, 16 12:33 PM
to double header:

The number of undocumented aliens in the United States declined by nearly a million under President Obama as compared to their numbers under George W. Bush and that their percentage as a part of the population declined slightly as well.* **

There were 662,483 apprehensions of undocumented aliens in 2013.*** I can't find any estimate of successful illegal entries that year but if YOU do, you can use this number as the numerator or the denominator.

* ...more
By highhatsize (4217), East Quogue on Jan 23, 16 3:01 PM
Why would the employer be on the hook when the I 9 was made so the government can track illegal papers. How would you know a paper is phony? Do you understand what an I 9 even is? It's illegal to scrutinize an I 9 application that is why it is faxed to the government for verification. Stay off the internet for your facts you look very silly when you do so.
By chief1 (2800), southampton on Jan 24, 16 11:02 AM
Do YOU know what a I-9 is?!!!? All Employers are required to obtain one from employees and hold onto them for audit. Been around the block a couple of times myself chief1 - not afraid of a bully
By HB Proud (889), Hampton Bays on Jan 24, 16 11:14 AM
I've filled out more than a few W-4s over the years, but I've never even seen an actual I-9.

Is enforcement a bit lax on filing the document?
By Mr. Z (11847), North Sea on Jan 24, 16 12:01 PM
Here chief1 - I made it easy for you - from the instructions from I-9 - The employer "must attest under penalties of perjury that (1) I have reviewed the document(s) presented by the above-named employee (2)the above listed documents appear to be genuine and to relate to the employee named (3) to the best of my knowledge the employee is authorized to work in the United States"

Clearly, if an employee provides forged documents that a reasonable employer could not detect, then they have nothing ...more
By HB Proud (889), Hampton Bays on Jan 24, 16 12:02 PM
to HB Proud:

Thanks the for the refutation of (yet another of) chief1's ignorant assertions.

As for the I-9 form, currently, as you say, if the government deems that the employer has made a good-faith effort to verify the documentation, he's off the hook. "Strict liability" would eliminate any justification by, or exculpation of, the employer. Under strict liability, if an undocumented alien works for you, you're guilty, even if you didn't know.

The potential of losing ...more
Jan 25, 16 9:05 AM appended by highhatsize
- - - [pocket]s will make all employers so much more circumspect - - - and will make their employment of undocumented aliens so much more unlikely.
By highhatsize (4217), East Quogue on Jan 25, 16 9:05 AM
The law means good faith as in not facilitating or helping someone lie on an I 9 document. If you deny someone employment even though the government says the I 9 conforms you are open to discrimination charges, and civil penalties. How the hell would an employer know who's illegal when the US Government let 14 million in?
By chief1 (2800), southampton on Jan 26, 16 7:53 AM
Shouldn't it be simple? You shouldn't be here illegally. If you are, you are immediately deported, WITH DNA on file!
By TimNichols (7), on Jan 23, 16 7:57 PM
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They have to go home all illegals!They bring more if they settled and Hampton Bays is full of them.Go summer time in Red Creek Park and all courts occupied by them and they are hundreds.There is no room for tennis courts either sometimes.Volleyball and basketball are "booked" by them.Trump will fix this I'm sure better than is now.
By dany (33), Water Mill on Jan 25, 16 7:09 AM
I thought the keep off the grass signs at the 7-11 was the solution to fix the problem of illegals in Southampton.
By tdanser (2), Water Mill on Jan 26, 16 10:27 PM
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The Alamo was in Mexico, we were the immigrants.
By Mets fan (1501), Southampton on Jan 27, 16 9:00 AM
Mexico didn't mind us settling that part of their territory as buffer between them and the fierce commanche warriors.
By Mets fan (1501), Southampton on Jan 27, 16 9:04 AM
It would be interesting to see that Ding Dong in front of 7-11 change the text on his sign to:

'When they hired off the books they broke the law'

He's had soooo long to send 1 message. Maybe it's time to test another.
By adlkjd923ilifmac.aladfksdurwp (747), southampton on Jan 28, 16 7:48 AM
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