White Paper: Worksite Enforcement Is Increasing; I-9 Compliance Is Essential

Worksite Enforcement is On the Rise Over the past year, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has communicated that one of its top priorities is immigration enforcement. While border wall negotiations and legislative debates are likely to continue, there’s no doubt this renewed focus on immigration has immediate implications for human resources professionals through increased [Read More…]

Retaining I-9s – How to Manage Hidden I-9 Risk, Tips and Technology from I-9 Experts

In our recent webinar, Better I-9 Compliance – How to Audit I-9s the Right Way, we polled employers to learn how they manage retaining I-9s for terminated employees. When we asked how, or if, they purge those historical I-9s a whopping 88% of respondents either do not have a process in place, utilize a manual [Read More…]

Internal I-9 audit: How and why to audit yourself before ICE does

Internal I-9 Audit: Get the guide to help you survive. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is increasing its employer audits. Every company needs a completed Form I-9 for every employee (and certain former employees) ready to provide when ICE comes calling. We get it, there are a lot of things to manage when it comes [Read More…]

Webinar Replay: Better I-9 Compliance – How to Audit I-9s the Right Way

Prepare Your Organization Are you ready? Worksite enforcement activities are ramping up, and civil penalties for non-compliance with the Form I-9 requirements are at an all-time high. Make sure your organization is prepared. View our recorded webinar from March 6, 2018 with I-9 experts from Equifax Workforce Solutions. We focus on steps employers can take [Read More…]

Assessing I-9 Audit Compliance as Worksite Enforcement Increases

Late last year the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Tom Homan ordered Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the investigative unit of ICE, to increase the amount of time spent on I-9 audit compliance worksite enforcement by four to five times. How can employers assess their potential risk in the face of the expected increase in [Read More…]

Ring in the New Year with Confidence in Your I-9 Compliance

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s a great time to assess your I-9 compliance program to make sure your organization is prepared for 2018. In the spirit of the season we will help you “count-down” some best practices to improve your I-9 management compliance: 10. Remove I-9s that have met retention requirements and adopt [Read More…]

I-9 Audits from ICE Expected to Quadruple; Focus on Past, Current, and Future I-9s

Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Tom Homan recently stated that the agency will vastly step up crackdowns on employers who hire undocumented immigrants. The Director said he recently asked Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the investigative unit of ICE, to audit how much of their time is spent on worksite enforcement, and said he [Read More…]

I-9 Audit and Remediation Named a Top HR Product of 2017

Human Resource Executive® recognized the I-9 Audit and Remediation solution from Equifax Workforce Solutions as a Top HR Product of 2017! The Top HR Products contest is designed to recognize the best and most cutting-edge human resources solutions released in the past 12 months. Selected by the editors of Human Resource Executive, the product submissions [Read More…]

Bulletin: I-9 Compliance Alert – New Form I-9 Coming

I-9 Compliance Alert:  New Form I-9 Coming Employers should be aware that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) plans to release a new version of Form I-9 in 2017.  That will be the second time this year the Form has been updated.  The current version of Form I-9 was released in November of 2016 and [Read More…]

A new toolset to support I-9 self-audits

A new solution designed to help identify and remediate potentially serious and costly issues in your I-9s   Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has recently stepped up their enforcement actions related to Form I-9 compliance.  Most employers have many paper or printed Forms I-9 in their possession for current and former employees who are still within [Read More…]