Businesses Could Lose License for Hiring Unauthorized Workers

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In addition to numerous arrests and millions of dollars in fines on businesses by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for inadequate employment eligibility programs, companies in some states must now contend with further potential penalties from the states they operate in, including the loss of its business license. HireRightHireRight is a leading provider of […]

What Employers Need to Know about E-Verify Self Check

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On March 21, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) unveiled “E-Verify Self Check,” a new program that grants individuals access to their employment eligibility status and allows them to submit necessary corrections to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) before seeking employment. While this new program is expected to […]

9 Essential Features of an Electronic I-9 Solution

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The Federal Register recently published a final rule amending Form I-9 compliance regulations. This final rule comes with five provisions that determine whether an I-9 system is legal and valid. While meeting these minimum requirements will help ensure compliance, many electronic I-9 solutions provide additional features for further protection from penalties. According to federal guidelines, […]

Keeping Tabs on E-Verify & I-9

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As employment eligibility enforcement in the U.S. continues to rise, it is critical that organizations adapt their I-9 programs to the changing environment in order to maintain compliance, or there could be costly implications. In February of this year, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that one of its largest raids in years had […]

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5 Reasons to Solidify Your Employment Eligiblity Program Now

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In the midst of increasing government crackdown on employers suspected of hiring illegal workers – from frequent workplace raids to steep fines and penalties – employers are finding themselves in the center of immigration reform and enforcement. Now more than ever, it’s critical that organizations have an I-9 and employment eligibility management program in place […]

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New I-9 Form Requirements & Implications for Employers

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On April 3, 2009, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released a reminder that a revised I-9 Form had been released for all U.S. companies. Employers can no longer use old versions of the I-9 form and can be held responsible for any penalties and non-compliance for not using the correct form and following requirements. It’s important to understand the I-9 Form changes, where to obtain more information and how to keep your company protected and compliant.