I-9 & Immigrant Workers:


  Beyond E-Verify: Immigration Software Aids in Compliance Protection - I-9 Software: Overview of I-9 software tools that can make it easier to comply with federal immigration and employee verification procedures.  (8/1/2008)

  Simple Form Challenges Employers Lookout Services Offers Electronic I-9 Management - Immigration/I-9 Compliance Software: Lookout Services Inc. has developed a Web-based system to help companies process and verify I-9 information from employees; although only one page in length, Form I-9 confuses many employers and could lead to fines if processed improperly.  (2/1/2007)

  DHS Issues New I-9 Guidelines - The Dept of Homeland Security (DHS) has authorized the use of electronic signature and storage of Forms I-9 as well as proposing new guidelines for employers that receive no-match letters from the Social Security Administration (SSA). Both changes could impact pallet companies looking to update their worker eligibility verification procedures for new hires.  (11/1/2006)

  ICE Best Hiring Practices - Best hiring practices for employers that want to avoid any problems with unauthorized workers.  (11/1/2006)

  IFCO ICED? - Government conducts immigration raids, levels criminal charges against IFCO managers.   (11/1/2006)

  States, Localities Vote on Immigration When Feds Won’t - Lawmakers across the country at state and local levels are feeling the pressure to make a decision regarding immigration laws. While Washington continues to talk about the issue, others around the country are taking action.   (11/1/2006)

  Government Offers Social Security Verification Service - After the recent IFCO immigration raids, companies have wondered what they can do to comply with laws prohibiting the hiring of illegal workers. The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers a free verification service that employers can use to check the viability of social security data provided by new employees.   (11/1/2006)

  Quick Lessons & Tips on I-9 Compliance - The I-9 employment eligibility verification process was instituted as part of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. All employees (citizens and non-citizens) hired after November 6, 1986 must complete the applicable sections of the I-9 form. The employer is responsible for ensuring that the I-9 process is followed. Even the company owner must have an I-9 on file if he was hired after the verification program began.  (11/1/2006)

  I-9/Immigration Law Compliance 101 - The I-9 employment eligibility verification process was instituted as part of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. All employees (citizens and non-citizens) hired after November 6, 1986 must complete the applicable sections of the I-9 form. The employer is responsible for ensuring that the I-9 process is followed. Employers must retain completed I-9s for three years after the date of hire or one year after the date employment ends, whichever is later.  (11/1/2006)

  FAQ's about Employment Eligibility - FAQ concerning Form I-9, employee work authorization, and immigrant worker issues.  (11/1/2006)

  Form I-9 Question & Answer - Question & Answer article on I-9 Forms  (11/1/2006)