1 May, 2014

Is Your I-9 Process Update-to-Date?

2018-04-23T23:55:14-05:00May 1st, 2014|Construction Contractor Advisor, Employee Eligibility, Employment Eligibility|

We all know that I-9s must be completed when employees start. But, how many of you are doing a good job of completing the I-9 form and, more importantly, keeping the I-9 form and documents which must be attached? Perhaps part of your spring cleaning should be a review of your I-9 process and documentation retention practice. First, some sobering thoughts. The U.S Immigration and customs Enforcement (ICE) is the [...]

26 Mar, 2013

Are You Ready for the New I-9 Forms?

2018-04-23T23:55:18-05:00March 26th, 2013|Construction Contractor Advisor, Employment Eligibility|

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)  finally released the new Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. You might recall that the USCIS published a draft of the new I-9 form almost a year ago. After reviewing over 6,000 comments on the proposed form, it was finally released this month. Here are some of the changes to new form:  The new I-9 form is now two pages The instructions are expanded There are [...]

29 Jun, 2011

I-9 Audits: ICE Issues Another 1,000 Audit Letters

2011-06-29T06:53:24-05:00June 29th, 2011|Employee Eligibility, Employment Eligibility, ICE, Social Security|

Earlier this month, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that it was notifying 1,000 companies that it will inspect their I-9s and the supporting documentation employers are supposed to maintain. ICE declined to name the businesses targeted or the industry, but said that targets range in size from small businesses to nationwide businesses and were selected based on tips or intelligence that led the agency to believe the [...]

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