immigration law

Navigating Immigration Law within the Roofing Industry

RCS Influencer Trent Cotney details what employers need to know about immigration law and compliance. Federal law prohibits companies from employing individuals who are not authorized to work in the U.S.  To comply with the law, employers must complete and maintain an Employment Eligibility Verification Form (Form I-9) for each employee.  This has been the… Read More


NRCA position on immigration is logical, balanced and good for the industry

RCS Influencer Heidi Ellsworth says that we should all be supporting legal immigration that meets the roofing industry’s workforce needs. As I started working on this Influencer blog, I thought that I should first share the position of the NRCA who does so much for our industry.  Here it is: Immigration reform is vital to… Read More

immigration debate

The Immigration Debate Poses a Real Economic Threat to the Roofing Industry

RCS Influencer Rudy Gutierrez says that extending deferred action and expanding guest worker programs will make a real difference in the immigration debate. The best possible outcome to the immigration debate would be comprehensive immigration reform that allows for the expansion of the guest worker program and provides an opportunity for undocumented immigrants to apply… Read More

Immigration debate

The Roofing Industry Needs Closure to the Immigration Debate

RCS Influencer Marty Stout says that the immigration debate must end so we can all move forward. If the USA is going to be a nation of laws it needs to make them, publish them and enforce them. I have been in business long enough to remember the 1986 Immigration Act wherein we started having… Read More