The Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel is casting a wider net when it comes to Immigration and Nationality Act violations during the Form I-9 process.
East Coast Foods Inc., a California restaurant company, was fined over $18,300 following a Form I-9 audit that discovered numerous violations.
Several organizations have been recently fined due to violations of the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act during the Form I-9 and E-Verify process. Learn how to avoid discriminatory practices during this short video.
Gov. Jay Nixon, of Missouri, recently vetoed a state law that some say would have made it easier for people not authorized to work in the U.S. to attain employment.
On the heels of several years of increasingly strict employment eligibility verification enforcement, the government recently decided to increase fines for future Form I-9 related violations, making it more imperative than ever that employers ensure hiring processes are compliant.
Form I-9 is a requirement for every U.S. employer to verify employment eligibility and hiring of a legal workforce. The governments web-based E-Verify sytem takes this process one step further by comparing information from an employee's Form I-9 to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility.