Archive for the ‘Form I-9’ Category

Feds Take Action on Immigration-Related Issues

A surge of enforcement activity from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) should reinforce to employers that it’s unlawful to discriminate against new hires during the Form I-9 employment eligibility verification process. The DOJ has already settled seven cases in Fiscal Year 2014 involving immigration-related discrimination. The DOJ’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair […]

9 May 14 - Discrimination, Form I-9, Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

E-Verify Releases New Information on Correcting Immigration Records

E-Verify released a new fact sheet on correcting immigration records that employers should know about. If you attempt to verify a person’s employment eligibility through E-Verify but that person receives a Department of Homeland Security Tentative Nonconfirmation (DHS TNC), you should direct the person to the new E-Verify fact sheet, How to Correct Your Immigration Records […]

28 Feb 14 - Form I-9, Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Form I-9 Videos for Employers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the release of three short video vignettes for employees and employers that demonstrate how to complete the Form I-9. Each vignette walks the viewer through the key steps in four minutes or less, and each video covers a particular section of the Form I-9. Section 1 of Form […]

10 Feb 14 - Form I-9, Hiring - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »