I-9 Flexibility Extension For Remote Hires

I-9 Flexibility Extension For Remote Hires
Recently, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly announced an I-9 flexibility extension for those workplaces continuing to operate remotely amidst the coronavirus pandemic. If there are employees physically present at a work location, no exceptions are being implementedRead more

No One Is Above Form I-9 Compliance

No One Is Above Form I-9 Compliance
Employers across the nation are required to have employees complete a Form I-9 to prove their identity and eligibility to work in the United States thanks to federal law. However, it is not uncommon for some employers to mistakenly think they can slide under the radar eitherRead more

2021 E-Verify Requirements for Florida

2021 E-Verify Requirements for Florida
E-Verify is becoming an increasingly valuable part of the hiring process in the U.S. but is not currently mandatory for everyone. However, thanks to a law passed in the state of Florida, public and private employers in that state must comply with applicable E-Verify requirements beginning JanuaryRead more

What Should Be Included In I-9 Software

What Should Be Included In I-9 Software
Although companies have been performing employee eligibility verification since the passage of the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986, there is an increased urgency for businesses to be compliant and ready for an audit. In the last several years, there has been an uptick in theRead more

Why You Shouldn’t Depend Solely on E-Verify

Why You Shouldn't Depend Solely on E-Verify
When it comes to Form I-9 compliance, a multi-tiered approach is best because depending on one resource alone can leave employers exposed to expensive mistakes that could have been avoided. This is just one of the reasons why you shouldn’t depend solely on E-Verify. Ideally, employers shouldRead more

What is TPS?

What is TPS?
Even employers with Form I-9 experience can struggle with temporary protected status (TPS) procedures. In the simplest of terms, TPS is a designation that may be awarded to nationals of specifically identified countries that cannot get safely back home. In some instances, these individuals may then beRead more

How To Handle An I-9 Investigation

How To Handle An I-9 Investigation
If you are a business who employs people in the United States, make no mistake about it—you need to know how to handle an I-9 investigation. While typically not every single business is subjected to one of these inquiries, they are happening with increasing frequency in recentRead more

Who Is Eligible To Work In The U.S.

Who Is Eligible To Work In The U.S.
It is estimated that in recent years, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) worksite investigations have nearly quadrupled. With statistics like these, employers must be more committed than ever to ensuring employees are legally eligible to work in the U.S. This responsibility can be overwhelming for employers; however,Read more