Employment Verification

By on August 27, 2014
Posted In Employment

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.

Joan-Elisse Carpentier
  Joan-Elisse Carpentier provides legal representation in all areas of immigration and nationality law affecting individuals, corporations and other businesses. She has worked on evaluations of immigration practices of corporations, development of corporate policies and procedures for handling immigration matters and obtaining immigrant and non-immigrant visas, as well as citizenship and expatriation. Joan-Elisse assists businesses with I-9 compliance programs and provides representation during government audits and in settlement negotiations. She also provides advice concerning immigration issues during mergers and acquisitions. Read Joan-Elisse Carpentier's full bio.

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