Posts Tagged ‘Form I-9’

Should Your Company Participate in the ICE IMAGE Program?

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has stepped up its efforts to raid U.S. employers who hire undocumented workers. The results of these raids can be potential criminal prosecution of employers who knowingly hire undocumented workers in addition to prosecution of the workers themselves as well as bad media coverage. However, ICE is also promoting…

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Will E-Verify Become Mandatory for Employers?

The U.S. House of Representatives is considering legislation that would make E-Verify mandatory for employers. The Legal Workforce Act would require employers to use E-Verify, the electronic database to verify employment eligibility of workers, to check the eligibility of job applicants to work in the U.S. before they are hired. Currently, most employers are not…

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Form I-9 Is Changing

Understanding Form I-9’s Importance

President Trump continues to emphasize his goal to strictly enforce employment regulations as they pertain to undocumented workers. An increasing number of raids have been conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) since the President took office in January. With an increased focus on deporting undocumented workers, it is important for employers to understand…

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In the Face Of Potential ICE Raids, Keep Your I-9’s Organized

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has recently been conducting “raids,” leading to the arrest of undocumented immigrants. States like Mississippi, West Virginia, Delaware, and Pennsylvania have all seen raids; several arrests have happened. As an employer, you may have employed undocumented workers either intentionally or unbeknownst to you. For over thirty years,…

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