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Potential Penalties for Hiring Undocumented Immigrants

The hiring of undocumented immigrants, whether purposeful or not, is illegal. The I-9 process was implemented in 1986 to help combat this practice and to provide protections to both US workers and lawfully authorized non-US workers. However, over time, the “bite” of the I-9 audit has dissipated as the government focused less on this issue and… [Read More]

What to do if your Business Receives a “No Match” Notification

A recent New York Times article reported that tens of thousands of employers are expected to receive “no-match” notifications from the Social Security Administration, a move that could cause massive disruptions in hospitality, construction and agriculture workforces. The notifications are the first to be sent since 2012. The practice received increased scrutiny in 2007, when… [Read More]

Top 5 Tips for Year-End Immigration Planning

With the change from summer to fall, we approach the end of 2018 – when many companies are planning their recruitment and retention strategies for foreign employees. In today’s immigration landscape, it’s important to know how to proactively plan for your business goals, so we have compiled our Top 5 Tips for Year-End Immigration Planning:… [Read More]

Video: I-9 Advanced

This hour-long webinar is the second in a two part series, following I-9 Basics – Forms, Rules and Common Pitfalls. The video and accompanying transcript provide more nuanced information about the I-9 application process. For more information, download our complimentary 13-page guide to I-9 compliance and preparing for an audit. If you have additional questions… [Read More]

Video: Breaking Down I-9 Compliance for Your Business

What are some steps and procedures my company can implement to ensure I-9 compliance? In this video, Attorney Michael Murray discusses some concrete steps you can take toward ensuring your business is I-9 compliant, including one common mistake even the most diligent businesses might make. Download our complimentary, 13-page guide “How to Plan for an… [Read More]