Normally, the laws related to immigration somewhat frighten most of the immigrants. However, in South Carolina, US some unregistered migrants do not require to unnecessarily be anxious about the rather stringent new legislation of the state. The said law, which, reportedly, aims to come down heavily upon such unregistered workers by requiring the many job-providers to duly validate their (workers’) status related to immigration, via a federal record does not become valid when one talks about housekeepers, farm workers, and baby-sitters.
The said law became effective from January 1 even as it necessitates all private job providers from the American state of South Carolina to employ the E-Verify (federal) record to duly examine the actual immigration status of the newly hired workers. In this connection, a concerned person was quoted as saying that the alleged loophole was crucial for the smooth passage of the act. He continued that even though he had expressed his vocal opposition against the exemption, it doesn’t necessarily make the act useless.
Several critics disclose that it is not right for the law-makers to favor certain chosen groups but desist from offering the privilege to others even as the exempted associations also include ministers and fishermen involved with small crews. Much like certain others states of the US which have enacted anti-illegal migration laws–few officials of South Carolina have been wary of the dissatisfaction over such rulings by several job-providers in the $34 billion agribusiness domain of the region.
Several agricultural job-providers have disclosed that the rather stringent immigration laws may lead to an acute scarcity of labor. A number of employers have reportedly disclosed that such laws although made for those who are not registered–tend to frighten the legal immigrants as well.