I-9 Compliance for Business Owners

Is the company you own I-9 compliant? If you’re not sure, then it needs to be. An administrative judge imposed a whopping $600,000 fine on one employer recently for improperly handling I-9 forms. The fine (in U.S. v. Hartmann Studios, Inc.) is a timely reminder that every U.S.-based business must be in compliance. If you…


E-Verify: What Is It?

Many people think the “E-Verify” program is a brand new idea, but in fact employers have been required for decades to verify the right of immigrants to work for them in the United States. E-Verify simply represents a contemporary approach to the question. E-Verify was created by the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act…