by Andrew P. Galeziowski, Esq.
Are your I-9s in order? More and more employers are finding themselves under scrutiny from inspectors from the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
They’re looking for evidence that employers are complying with federal laws that require verification of every employee’s eligibility to work in the United States. To do so, they’re carefully examining I-9 forms, the Employment Eligibility Verification Form that employers must maintain for all employees.
The pattern of increased work site enforcement by ICE, which started in April 2009, shows no signs of slowing down. In the latest in a series of audit “blitzes,” more than 500 employers across the country were targeted to receive “Form I-9 Notices of Inspection,” the letter that marks the start of an ICE I-9 audit.
New tool to help I-9 compliance
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