Immigration Form I-9: A Form That Can Have Severe Consequences

October 2, 2019

Reprinted with permission from Law Journal Newsletters, October 2019

You are the general counsel of a company with locations all over the United States and thousands of workers. One day, agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, a division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), arrive at one of your largest warehouses and serve a forthwith subpoena and notice of inspection (NOI). They're seeking information about your company's hiring practices and Form I-9 for all employees in that warehouse for the past three years. You call your Director of Human Resources and you begin a discussion about what to do. This article addresses the history of Form I-9 and current initiatives underway by DHS. Read More

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