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12 Aug, 2020

Why You Need an I-9 Audit

2020-08-10T08:42:47-05:00August 12th, 2020|Construction Contractor Advisor, Form I-9, I-9 Audit, ICE|

As you all know, you must complete an I-9 for all new hires.  And, as of last May, you should be using the most recent I-9 form.  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) takes I-9’s very seriously and while I-9s are not difficult to complete, the penalties for not having them completed properly can be significant. If ICE decides to audit you, you will first [...]

27 Jun, 2019

ICE Inspections—Get Prepared Now

2019-06-24T07:25:03-05:00June 27th, 2019|Construction Contractor Advisor, I-9 Audit, ICE|

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is responsible for enforcing U.S. immigration laws, including auditing how employers are completing I-9 forms.  ICE conducted nearly 6,000 I-9 audits in 2018, nearly five times more than in 2017.  It’s time you get ready for an ICE audit by auditing your own I-9 policies and procedures. Below are some proactive steps to prepare for an ICE audit. Confirm you have I-9s for Every Employee [...]

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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