Posts Tagged ‘I-9’

I-9s and Immigration Enforcement

The Trump administration’s efforts to aggressively enforce the nation’s immigration laws now include increased investigations and audits to identify undocumented workers in America’s workplaces. Federal agencies, including Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), have ramped-up their hiring of field office and enforcement personnel to ensure U.S. employers are complying with employment verification and eligibility requirements.

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How to self-audit your I-9 forms

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) intends to increase its investigation efforts during 2016 to ensure employers have met their obligations to properly verify the identity and employment authorization of its workforce. When investigating compliance, ICE will typically review I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification forms for each employee to see if they have been completed and…

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EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE New I-9 ‘final rule’ effective May 16

On April 14, 2011, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced a new “final” rule regarding the process by which employers verify the identity and employment authorization of their newly hired employees. In the wake of that announcement and the ongoing federal I-9 audit initiatives, employers are properly questioning the status of their I-9…

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