On July 21, 2023, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that beginning on August 1, employers who use E-Verify and are in good standing will have the option to review employees’ identity and employment authorization documents (EAD) via live video call rather than in person. Employers who aren’t using E-Verify may wish to […]
Federal law requires employers to perform in-person inspections of new employees and their documents, as well as current employees with expiring Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) to verify that they’re authorized to work in the United States. Employers must fully and accurately complete a Form I-9 when they inspect the employee’s documents within three business days […]
All U.S. employers are required to complete Form I-9 for employees hired to work in the United States. This form serves to verify an employee’s identity and ability to work in the country. Within 72 hours of hire, employees must present their employer with acceptable identity and employment authorization documents, and the employer must physically […]
On Sunday July 14, immigration authorities began conducting raids targeting undocumented immigrants ordered by courts to be removed from the country, which will center on these 10 U.S. cities: Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, New Orleans and San Francisco. We therefore thought it would be a good time to re-run […]
When we ask employers and HR professionals “What part of your job keeps you up at night?” one of the most common responses is “my company’s immigration matters.” This concern was evident in Littler’s 2018 Employer Survey in which 1,111 in-house counsel, HR professionals, and C-suite executives provided feedback on the top issues impacting their workplaces. […]
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Tom Homan recently directed his employees to increase worksite enforcement by “four to five times.” ICE has responded in dramatic fashion in a series of high profile raids, Form I-9 audits, and worksite investigations.
For the last 30 years or so, the federal government has primarily enforced its immigration policies and laws by forcing employers, under the threat of criminal prosecution or exorbitant, business-crushing fines, to ensure that they hire only applicants with acceptable documentation of their eligibility for employment.
Winter has come to 7-Eleven, as ICE rains down on nearly 100 locations and 17 states across the country.
Winter must be coming, because immigration enforcement has been turning up the heat in recent weeks. What’s new? How about quintupled worksite enforcement efforts, an unprecedented monetary penalty, and a brand-new state law wrinkle in, where else, California?
The HR Daily Advisor has thoroughly explored how the new administration’s aggressive immigration enforcement policies mean that employers should prepare for more workplace audits and other related activities. Today I’ve brought our Q&A about how that might influence I-9s and other authorizations for remote workers to the Recruiting Daily Advisor. By Holly Jones