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 [...]

15 May, 2011

Responding to Social Security No-Match Letters

2011-05-15T22:30:15-05:00May 15th, 2011|Employee Eligibility, Social Security|

Beginning April 6, 2011, the Social Security Administration (SSA) resumed sending “no-match” letters to inform employers that employee’s social security numbers do not coincide with SSA’s records.  This is a continuation of the process that the SSA stopped in 2007.  How to Respond             The no -match letters caution employers that receipt of the letter is not a basis, in and of itself, to take adverse action against an employee.  Instead, [...]

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