Form I-9

Despite Inefficiencies, Employers Report High Levels of Confidence in Employment Eligibility Processes

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The employment eligibility programs at many organizations are areas ripe for improvement and greater efficiencies, as found by HireRight’s 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Report. According to the report, many employers are utilizing outdated processes for managing the completion, review, and storage of their I-9 forms. Yet, in spite of this opportunity for improvement, the majority […]

e-verify tnc

10 Do’s and Don’ts for Managing E-Verify TNCs

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While completing a Form I-9 is required for all new hires, the E-Verify system remains optional for many employers. However, as federal, state and local legislation continues to evolve, and penalties for non-compliant employment eligibility programs continue to intensify, more employers are including E-Verify as part of their employment eligibility process. In Fiscal Year 2011, […]

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 […]