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Title 21 : Labor

Chapter 005 : EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES

Subchapter 004 : Employment of Children and Aliens

(Cite as: 21 V.S.A. § 444a)
  • § 444a. Employment of aliens

    (a) For the purposes of this section:

    (1) "Alien" means any person not a citizen of the United States.

    (2) "Employer" means any person, including any partnership, firm, corporation, or association, or any agent thereof, who engages or utilizes the personal services of one or more individuals for a salary or wage.

    (3) "Illegal alien" means any person not a citizen of the United States who has entered the United States in violation of the Federal Immigration and Naturalization Act or regulations issued thereunder, who has legally entered but without the right to be employed in the country, or who has legally entered subject to a time limit but has remained illegally after expiration of such time limit.

    (b) No employer or agent for an employer shall knowingly recruit, solicit, or refer for employment, or employ, an illegal alien.

    (c) No employer shall knowingly employ any alien unless the employer determines that the alien possesses the required certificate under the Federal Immigration and Naturalization Act or regulations issued thereunder, or has authorization from the immigration services.

    (d) A person convicted of violating this section shall be fined not less than $100.00 or more than $300.00 for conviction of a first offense. For any subsequent offense, a person convicted of violating this section shall be fined not less than $300.00, nor more than $750.00. (Added 1977, No. 99.)