Archive for the ‘I-9’ Category

ICE Ramps Up Workplace Enforcement

8/2/2018 Written by SRW Lawyers

According to the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has served over 5,200 audit notices of I-9 work authorization verifications since January. These numbers reflect an increase of 300% from fiscal year 2017, as the immigration agency carries out its mission to increase workplace audits. So far in fiscal year […]Read More >

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: 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 >