ICE Inspections at Workplaces: Should We Expect It?

By: Angelita Chavez-Halaka and Elizabeth Goings Earlier this week, the Acting Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Thomas Homan, stated the agency’s intentions to increase immigration enforcement in the workplace. Now, more than ever, employers and employees should know their workplace rights and how to prepare. Employers can take a few steps […]
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Avoiding Steep Form I-9 Penalties

By: Earth Shah Recent immigration court cases reveal the importance of employers having a robust and compliant employment eligibility verification program. Every employer must have the new employee complete Form I-9 which is used to verify identity and eligibility for employment.  Failing to do so can invite steep penalties.  DLS Precision Fab Lab LLC vs. […]
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Form I-9 and PAF Compliance

By: Nina Scott-Curry With stricter enforcement under the Trump administration, we would like to remind employers that they should verify employment authorization and identity of new employees by completing form I-9.  For those employers hiring H-1B workers, remember to create and retain a Public Access File (PAF) and have them ready for inspection. Site visits […]
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