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Employment Verification

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) takes its enforcement of employment eligibility verification requirements seriously, and employers need to ensure compliance with Form I-9 procedures even if they participate in the E-Verify program, McDermott Will & Emery attorney Joan-Elisse Carpentier writes in this BNA Insights article.

Carpentier looks at recent cases involving ICE sanctions against employers for I-9 violations and concludes that the agency will continue to ramp up its enforcement efforts.  As a result, she recommends that employers conduct internal audits to ensure compliance in order to prepare for a possible ICE audit.

Read the full article.