Archive for the ‘I-9’ Category

USCIS Releases 3 Short Instructional Videos for Form I-9

2/13/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

USCIS has released three short instructional videos for employees and employers that show how to complete Sections 1, 2 and 3 of the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9.Read More >

Reminder to Use New I-9 Form

4/26/2013 Written by Brian D. Zuccaro

Notice to Employers: Beginning May 7, 2013, all employers must use the revised form I-9 when verifying the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the U.S. The revised I-9 form has a publication date of March 8, 2013. The revised I-9 form is available at USCIS’ website. Additional information on the [...]Read More >

Helpful Guidance for HR Managers on I-9, E-Verify and SSA No Match Letter Issues

3/22/2012 Written by Andrew M. Wilson

Below is a link to helpful guidance on non-discriminatory practices during the I-9 process, E-Verify, SSA no-match letters, pre-employment inquiries and other related issues. See: http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/osc/htm/techletters.phpRead More >

California Steel Foundry Fires a Third of Its Workers After I-9 Audit

1/1/2012 Written by Brian D. Zuccaro

Pacific Steel Casting Company, based in Berkeley, California, has fired about a third of its workers after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) conducted an I-9 work authorization audit in February 2011 and identified about 200 employees allegedly working without legal status. Elisabeth Jewel, a Pacific Steel spokesperson, said, “It’s terribly disruptive. We have highly [...]Read More >

ICE Announces New I-9 Compliance Inspection Center, Partnership With Tyson Foods; Audits Increase

2/3/2011 Written by Brian D. Zuccaro

On January 20, 2011, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the creation of an employment compliance inspection center in Crystal City, Virginia. At the center, 15 auditors will support ICE’s worksite enforcement strategy by helping agency field offices around the country expedite employment authorization verification (Form I-9) audits of businesses selected for inspection by [...]Read More >