As the government's crackdown on illegal immigrants continues, E-Verify could prove to be an employer's best friend.
E-Verify is the federal database that allows employers to check information from employees' I-9s against data stored by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration. While currently only required by a handful of states and localities and of federal contractors, some employers are using it in addition to the…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on May 12, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Since President Obama took office, there has been a marked shift in how immigration enforcement is handled. Where immigration raids aimed at capturing illegal immigrants were more common during the Bush administration, now U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is relying on I-9 inspections to find and fine employers who do not follow immigration laws. As a result, employers are becoming more educated about the inspection process and fines that could be assessed.
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 2, 2011 at 9:24am — No Comments