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Tips For Choosing An Electronic I-9 Solution Vendor

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With possible immigration reform and accompanying executive actions a hot topic in the United States, now may be a good time to consider (or reconsider) the need for an electronic I-9 solution. Regardless of where the political debate leads, the reality is that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is likely to continue its intense […]

Employers May No Longer Pre-Populate Section 1 of Electronic I-9s

Employers May No Longer Pre-Populate Section 1 of Electronic I-9s

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In April 2013, representatives of the Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigation Worksite Enforcement Unit revealed a policy change concerning electronic I-9s—employers are now prohibited from pre-populating Section 1 of electronic form I-9s. Originally, employers were able to pre-populate Section 1, “Employee Information and Attestation,” as long as the employee reviewed the information […]

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Form I-9 Audits & Penalties Continue to Intensify

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Maintaining a compliant Form I-9 program continues to be imperative, as fiscal year 2012 saw a record number of audits and enforcement actions by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for non-compliant Form I-9 programs. ICE conducted more than 3,000 audits in fiscal 2012, compared to just 250 in fiscal 2007. Audits of employer’s Form […]

DHS Issues Updated Guidance on Electronic Form I-9 Compliance

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By Carol Williams The Electronic Signature and Storage of Form I-9, Employment Verification Final Rule was enacted on August 23, 2010 by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The Rule allowed for electronic completion and storage of the Form I-9 and required a clear audit trail of actions taken for each electronic Form I-9.  Two years […]

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ICE to Notify 1,000 Companies of Pending Form I-9 Audits

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Less than a month after establishing the new Employment Compliance Inspection Center, newly established by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency to enhance its capability if of auditing large organizations’ Form I-9 documents, ICE has announced plans to audit the employment eligibility records of approximately 1,000 businesses. According to a statement by ICE, […]

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New ICE Center Expands Form I-9 Audit Capabilities

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The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has enhanced its employment eligibility enforcement capabilities with the development of the new Employment Compliance Inspection Center. This new Center allows ICE to more easily conduct Form I-9 audits of large employers whose sizes had historically made it difficult for the agency to prove non-compliance with employment […]