She is from Brazil and came to the US on a tourist visa, which has since expired.
So, let's see. YOU are violating the law by hiring an illegal, she is violating the law by working for you and trouble as to her expired visa. And you are asking if there could be trouble? Yes, there could be trouble.
You may want to contact an attorney. She will need one too, since she is adverse to you.
We do not have a client/attorney relationship until you make an appointment, we discuss your case face to face, I accept a retainer, and we explictly agree to enter into representation.
She flies at her own considerable risk. If she is caught, she will be deported and she will implicate you as her employer. You know she is not authorized to work, but you continue to employ her.
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