Cozen O’Connor: What Employers Can Do For DACA Employees

What Employers Can Do For DACA Employees

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Scott Bettridge, chair of Cozen O'Connor's Immigration Strategy & Policy practice, discusses what employers can do for DACA employees in Refinery29. Scott has found that a very small population of DACA-approved individuals currently serve in the military, but "if their work authorization is expired, they're going to be forced to leave the military, absent any protected status. ... Once the individual cannot provide ongoing proof of employment authorization, the company at some point is going to have to terminate them," Scott says. "Once they're terminated and are taken off the payroll, their access to benefits is going to dissipate."

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Scott Bettridge

Chair, Immigration Practice

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