The DOJ reached a settlement agreement with two California companies over claims that their work authorization and employee verification processes discriminated against lawful permanent residents.
A New York-based construction services firm is facing a $151,200 civil penalty after nearly 200 Form I-9 violations were found.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced it will be suspending the premium processing for petitions of H-1B visas, a decision that threatens to slow the hiring of foreign talent for some organizations.
New York restaurant company recently learned the penalties that come when the re-verification of employment work authorizations are mishandled.
As of Jan. 22, 2017, all employers should now be using the new version of the Form I-9, released in November of last year by U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services. Correctly completing the document, used by employers across the nation to verify the identity and employment authorization of all new hires in the U.S., has always been an important federal requirement - but perhaps even more so now.
Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE), the agency that enforces U.S. immigration laws, including those that govern the Form I-9, has a new leader.