I-9 Anywhere Solution Expanded: Greater Convenience for Remote I-9 Compliance

I-9 Anywhere® is Now Even More Convenient for HR Managers and New Hires We’re excited to announce the expansion of our I-9 Anywhere solution. We have a new partner network and new Section 2 completer options! Remote I-9 compliance is more convenient for HR Managers and their new hires. To complete Section 2 of Form [Read More…]

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

Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Time: 12:00 PM ET Fee: Free Duration: 1 hour Register now 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. Don’t miss this webinar on Tuesday, [Read More…]

Universal E-Verify Mandate Included in President’s Proposed Budget

Employers should take note of the President’s recently released proposed fiscal year 2019 budget as it points to increased attention on I-9 compliance issues. The proposed budget allocates funding for a Universal E-Verify system and highlights a proposed increase of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) worksite enforcement among other immigration reform measures. Fiscal Year 2019 [Read More…]

Form I-9 Penalties Have Just Increased

The US Department of Justice published a revised fee schedule this week. Fines related to Form I-9 violations increased. Those fines are assessed on errors like missing or incorrect fields, dates beyond the allotted time for completion and incomplete or missing Forms I-9. I-9 penalties assessed after January 29, 2018, have been adjusted for inflation. [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…]

California I-9 Compliance Update: New Law Takes Effect

California I-9 Compliance Update Assembly Bill 450 took effect on January 1, 2018.  The law implements new requirements for California employers in relation to California I-9 compliance and worksite enforcement responsibilities.  The new law affects both public and private employers. As outlined by Montserrat Miller of Arnall Golden Gregory LLP: Limits voluntary consents Employers (or their [Read More…]

Potential Government Shutdown; Impact on Employers

On December 7, 2017 Congress passed a bill to extend government funding for two weeks. While a stop gap bill is pending and would extend funding through January 19, if an agreement is not reached before December 22nd, the U.S. government will be facing a shutdown. With the significant amount of regulatory guidance employers deal [Read More…]