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In I-9 process, don’t ‘overdocument’ certain workers

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A new settlement shows the risk of requesting more work verification documents from new hires who aren’t native-born U.S. citizens. As part of a settlement with the Department of Justice, Catholic Healthcare West agreed to pay $257,000 in civil penalties, the largest penalty for such I-9 violations.

The company reportedly required non-U.S. citizens to present extra work authorization documents than required by the I-9 process, but it allowed native-born U.S. citizens to choose the documents they provided.

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