Tag: DHS

Immigration: Government Taking Two-Track Approach to Maligned No-Match Rule

Several months ago, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a final regulation mandating the steps employers must take to verify an employee’s Social Security number (SSN) when the employer receives a “no-match” letter from the DHS or the Social Security Administration. The rule specified that employers would be required to fire employees–or face government […]

Immigration: Judge Halts No-Match Rule

In the current issue of the California Employer Advisor, we report on a new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulation mandating the steps an employer must take to verify an employee’s Social Security number (SSN) when the employer receives a “no-match” letter from the DHS or the Social Security Administration. Under the rule, employers would […]

Immigration: Federal Court Postpones No-Match Regulation, Again

In August, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a new rule describing the steps an employer must take to verify an employee’s Social Security number (SSN) when it receives a “no-match” letter from the DHS or the Social Security Administration. Under the rule, employers would be required to fire employees—or face government legal action—if […]

Immigration: Court Postpones No-Match Rule

Several weeks ago, we reported on a new rule issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) describing the steps an employer must take when it receives a “no-match” letter from DHS or the Social Security Administration. The regulation was slated to go into effect on Sept. 14, 2007.

Immigration: Government Issues No-Match Rules

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a new rule describing the steps an employer must take when it receives a “no-match” letter from DHS or the Social Security Administration (SSA). The rule takes effect on Sept. 14, 2007.

I-9 Rules Relaxed for Hurricane Victims Seeking Jobs

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that for 45 days, until October 21, 2005, the I-9 employment eligibility verification rules will be relaxed for victims of Hurricane Katrina who are seeking jobs but can’t produce the required I-9 documentation. Many victims lack these documents as a result of evacuations, loss or damage, and […]