4 Ways to Better Maintain Compliance with Employment Eligibility Requirements

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Since Fiscal Year 2009, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has audited more than 6,000 businesses suspected of hiring illegal labor, imposed more than $76 million in financial sanctions, and debarred more than 400 individuals and companies. Therefore, it is essential that employers ensure that their employment eligibility programs remain compliant. However, as the HireRight […]

DHS ICE Form I-9 penalties

DHS is Serious about Form I-9 Enforcement. Are You?

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All U.S. employers are required to comply with the Form I-9 employment verification regulations, but unless they have run afoul of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations, many may not be aware of the current status of Form I-9 enforcement. However, recent testimony from DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano sheds light on the increasingly strict enforcement […]

New State Law Prohibits E-Verify Mandates

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On October 9, 2011, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1236, also known as the “Employment Acceleration Act of 2011,” which prohibits the state of California and any of its special districts, cities or counties from requiring employers or other government entities to use E-Verify as a condition of receiving a government contract or […]