One of our favorite employment law firms to work with is Seyfarth. The below article is a great recap of ICE regulations and fines, including a $95 million dollar plea deal.
Seyfarth Synopsis: Today’s post is by our colleague, Mahsa Aliaskari, Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Senior Counsel. Mahsa has advised and defended businesses with up to 100,000+ nationwide employees on U.S. immigration compliance programs and practices. She and Angelo A. Paparelli — along with former USCIS Director, Leon Rodriguez, noted worksite enforcement lawyer, Dawn Lurie, and Alexander Madrak, who recently joined Seyfarth from the Immigrant and Employee Rights Section in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice — are part of Seyfarth’s Immigration Compliance Specialty Team, within the firm’s Immigration Group. Mahsa’s basic message is that, given the Administration’s focus on immigration worksite-enforcement, employers — no matter how vigilant corporate leaders perceive their immigration compliance measures to be — must take nothing for granted. Stop assuming and check things out.read more
So far in this series of tips to avoid common I-9 mistakes, we’ve talked about the timeframe for completing the Form I-9, how long employers should retain I-9 records and when the reverification process should be performed. Next, we’re turning our attention to a topic...read more
Third in our series of tips to avoid common I-9 mistakes is some helpful advice about the reverification process. A lot of employers aren’t exactly sure when reverification must be completed, or which employees must be reverified. Tip #3: Create a Reverification...read more
We’re continuing our series about common I-9 mistakes with a tip that focuses on record-keeping—specifically, how long employee I=9 forms should be retained. Managing employee documentation and I-9 forms is an important part of the compliance process, but many...read more
There’s no question about it—trying to maintain I-9 compliance and staying up-to-date on new rules and regulations can seem pretty overwhelming. Even the most seasoned staffing professionals will tell you that avoiding I-9 violations requires meticulous management of...read more