Webinar: Audit Your I-9s, Do It Right – A Primer on I-9 Audit and Remediation

Are You on the Path To I-9 Compliance? Here’s a great opportunity to get some tips on how to conduct an effective internal I-9 audit. Amy Peck, a shareholder with Jackson Lewis, P.C., will speak at an upcoming webinar on the best way to conduct an internal audit. Amy will draw on real-world experience assisting [Read More…]

End of Year Preparation: E-Verify Record Disposal 

It’s that time of year to begin planning for end of year activities.  As reported in our post last year, E-Verify will continue an annual disposal process to delete records from the E-Verify system that are more than 10 years old.  This action is being taken by E-Verify to comply with the National Archives and [Read More…]

Equifax Reaches I-9 Milestone – 21 Million Forms I-9 Processed

We tip our hats to our loyal clients who have helped Equifax Workforce Solutions achieve the remarkable milestone of 21 million processed Forms I-9.  The Equifax I-9 Management solution was designed to help employers overcome common challenges, such as missing or incomplete forms due to onerous paper-based processes, by automating Form I-9 completion and enabling electronic [Read More…]

Short-Term E-Verify Reauthorization Passes with Stop-Gap Bill

Hours before the government was due to shut down, President Obama signed into law a stopgap measure which will fund the federal government through Dec. 11, 2015. As reported in our previous post, E-Verify Reauthorization Deadline Looms, the possibility of a government shutdown would have affected, among other programs, the E-Verify® program administered by U.S. Citizenship [Read More…]

I-9 Update: What is Happening with Temporary Protect Status and myE-Verify?

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations remain a fairly frequent activity within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  In early September 2015, Yemen was designated for 18 months of TPS due to the ongoing armed conflict within the country.  The TPS designation for Yemen is effective September 3, 2015 through March 3, 2017 with the 180-day [Read More…]

E-Verify Reauthorization Deadline Looms

The deadline for reauthorization of E-Verify® is looming with September 30, 2015 quickly approaching.  While everything on Capitol Hill is fluid, it is looking more and more likely that the E-Verify program will (at least) be extended on a short-term basis in a continuing resolution (CR) which is needed to fund the federal government past [Read More…]

Webinar: I-9 Compliance Alert – E-Verify Deadline Is Looming

The deadline for reauthorization of E-Verify® is looming. Congress must pass the needed legislation by the Sep. 30 deadline. If no law is passed, what might happen after Sep. 30 for employers who use E-Verify? Based on the attendees at a recent webinar addressing this topic, there’s considerable confusion. We asked the attendees – over 500 [Read More…]

North Dakota Joins E-Verify RIDE Program

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that effective Monday, June 15, 2015 North Dakota will become the sixth state to participate in the Records and Information from DMV’s for E-Verify (RIDE) program.  RIDE is an ongoing E-Verify initiative that connects E-Verify with state departments of motor vehicles (DMVs) and state public safety offices.  [Read More…]

The special challenges of remote I-9s – a recent webinar

Form I-9 seems simple on the surface, but it is filled with landmines and compliance implications throughout.  Adding in remote hires only increases the complexities and introduces special compliance risks. This fact was driven home at a recent webinar where we included a live polling question for attendees on the role of notaries as representatives [Read More…]

E-Verify Shutdown Avoided – DHS Funded

Department of Homeland Security funded through Sept. 30 On March 3, 2015 Congress has reached an agreement to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the September 30 end of the budget year and E-Verify service will NOT be disrupted as was reported as a possibility in our previous posts, “DHS Funding/Immigration Remain in [Read More…]