Human Resources News & Insights

Congress mulling making E-Verify a requirement

A new bill before Congress would make the E-Verify process mandatory for all employers.

Feds turning up the heat on I-9s: New audits

The feds are at it again — Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is issuing 500 new inspection notices to organizations all over the U.S. If the ICEmen cometh, would your company be ready?

Answers to tricky HR questions: What’s the I-9 timetable?

Our team of experts fields real-life, everyday questions from HR managers and gives practical answers that can be applied by any HR pro in the same situation. Today’s question: What’s the deadline for completing I-9 forms for new hires?

Who won this case: Is employer liable for employee who submits stolen I-9 documentation?

If an applicant secures a job using stolen immigration documentation, is the employer liable? Read the dramatized version of this real-life case and see if you can determine the actual outcome.

Will E-Verify ‘improvements’ mean more discrimination lawsuits?

So-called improvements made to E-Verify may be making the program more appealing – to employees anxious to sue their employers.

180 more employers get I-9 inspection notices

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is pressing ahead with its I-9 inspection campaign. Last week, 180 companies in five states got inspection notices from ICE — the first employers to be targeted in 2010.

Kick off 2010 with these 6 compliance must-do’s

Legal experts recommend that every employer start the year with an six-part legal checkup to ensure compliance with current employment laws.

Feds announce new I-9 audits and fines

The first round of employer audits for I-9 infractions apparently went so well that Immigration and Customers Enforcement has decided to extend the audit program and reveal the fines for violations.

More I-9 audits, big fines: What HR needs to do now

The feds haven’t finished the first massive I-9 audit, and they’ve already announced a new round — this time targeting 1,000 employers.

I-9 'no-match' rules pushed aside in favor of E-Verify

Controversial rules regarding new hires’ I-9 forms have been scrapped by the feds, who will instead focus on widening the use of E-Verify.