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What’s in a name? Resolving Form I-9 document discrepancies

One of the greatest paradoxes of Form I-9 compliance is that it takes 15 pages of instructions and a 70+ […]

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How to Prevent an E-Verify Tentative Nonconfirmation (TNC)

Imagine, for just a moment, that you’re in HR and you’ve just been “voluntold” to manage your organization’s E-Verify compliance […]

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Completing the Form I-9 in 2022? Here’s what you need to know.

With roughly 11 million job openings and 7 million people looking for work in the US, human resource professionals can […]

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ICE brings holiday cheer, extending remote I-9 flexibilities through April 30, 2022

Yesterday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced a four-month extension of their highly popular remote I-9 inspection allowance for employers […]

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2021 in Review: Top Ten I-9 and E-Verify Compliance Insights

Last week, the American Immigration Lawyers Association held its annual Employer Compliance and Worksite Enforcement Conference, an all-day deep dive […]

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Best Practices for Form I-9 Retention and Destruction

By now, we all know and understand that the Form I-9 is often a breeding ground for mistakes, some of […]

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Large clothing retailer settles I-9 discrimination claims caused in part by its HR…

Yesterday, the Department of Justice, through its Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER), announced a settlement agreement with Gap, Inc., […]

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Discrimination Settlement Highlights the Risks of Non-Compliant Electronic I-9 Software

Approximately five years ago, the Department of Justice made a small regulatory change that increased the risks of an I-9 […]

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I-9 Alert: New Work Authorization Rules for Certain Nonimmigrant Spouses

In September, more than 4.4 million Americans quit their jobs, joining the ranks of many others who have voluntarily departed […]

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Lawsuit reveals the dangers of asking immigration related questions during the hiring process

When it comes to hiring protocol and immigration in the US, HR folks really are caught between a rock and […]

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DHS increases civil penalties for I-9 paperwork violations as of October 19, 2021

At first glance, an I-9 looks like a simple, relatively straight-forward government form with a singular purpose: verifying your new […]

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E-Verify provides updates on frozen TNCs during the COVID-19 pandemic

If you ask an HR representative to describe their least favorite aspect of the federal government’s E-Verify system, the clear […]

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DHS Considering Permanent Option for I-9 Remote Document Examination, Seeks Feedback from Employers

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the US last year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) did something that many […]

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DHS announces new worksite enforcement strategy: what does it means for I-9 and…

As an employer, what are the odds of being involved in an I-9 related worksite investigation? Last week, the Department […]

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I-9 Alert: USCIS Extends Evidence of Status for Conditional Permanent Residents with Pending…

In light of the lengthy delays in immigration processing, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced they are […]

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E-Verify Releases Final Version of ICA v31 and Sets Deadline of March 31,…

What you need to know: E-Verify has published a new version (v31) of the E-Verify ICA used by electronic I-9 […]

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Form I-9 News: DHS extends TPS protection for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan,…

Last week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provided some temporary relief for hundreds of thousands of foreign nationals residing […]

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Remote I-9 Inspection Policy Extended through the end of 2021

Down to the wire, US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) just posted another extension of their flexible Form I-9 inspection […]

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HR Rejoice: USCIS provides long awaited update to Form I-9 Receipts Guidance

HR Rejoice: USCIS provides long awaited update to Form I-9 Receipts Guidance The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) […]

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ICE extends virtual I-9 vacation for employers through the end of summer 2021

During the past couple of weeks, HR managers across the US have been staring at their I-9 files, with a […]

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The End of an I-9 Dilemma: SSA Discontinues the Sending of No-Match Letters…

Last month, the Social Security Administration (SSA) quietly announced they are no longer sending Social Security No-Match Letters to employers […]

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DHS extends I-9 virtual verification until May 31, 2021 and clarifies position on…

Today, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced a two-month extension of their remote I-9 inspection allowance, providing yet another […]

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E-Verify releases myUploads feature for employees to expedite DHS TNC resolution

Last week, E-Verify announced a new document uploading feature to help employees electronically resolve certain types of Tentative Nonconfirmations (TNCs) […]

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Biden designates Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status

Yesterday, the Biden administration announced the designation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, effective March 9, […]

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E-Verify implements call-in process to resolve citizenship mismatch TNCs

Late last Friday, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced another new E-Verify policy update, which will impact […]

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The Verification Conundrum for Florida Employers: to E-Verify or not to E-Verify

In January, Florida’s new E-Verify law went into effect, ushering in yet another new compliance requirement for HR managers to […]

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H-1B Registration Revisited – Top 10 Lessons Learned for 2021

For many immigration practitioners and employers, H-1B cap season approaches like a tidal wave – initially calm, almost routine, but […]

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Flexible I-9 Rules Extended Once Again, until March 31, 2021

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has once again extended their remote I-9 inspection policy (to March 31, 2021) as […]

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Congress extends legalization program for Liberian nationals until December 20, 2021

In the waning days of 2020, Liberian immigrants seeking permanent resident status in the US received some very good news. […]

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I-9 Practice Alert: employers can now accept expired green cards with qualifying I-797…

Today, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that starting in January 2021 they will replace the sticker […]

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USCIS releases new DACA statistics as first-time applicants gear up for 2021

By any measure, the last few years have been challenging for immigration advocates, including the many who support the so-called […]

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E-Verify starts off the new year with technical challenges

Updated: Wednesday, January 6 For the last two days, HR and hiring managers across the country have encountered a broad […]

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USCIS publishes new I-9 guidance for employees with extended DACA work authorization

Today, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued new I-9 guidance that will impact how employers document (and […]

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DHS Extends I-9 Virtual Verification Policy until January 31, 2021

Just in time for the holidays, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced yet another extension of its flexible […]

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7 Perks of LawLogix’s Virtual I-9 Palooza 2020

Similar to most organizations in 2020, we held our annual I-9 Palooza conference as a virtual event. The interactive and […]

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Form I-9 Alert: DHS announces 9-month TPS extension for beneficiaries from El Salvador,…

Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provided some very good news for hundreds of thousands of foreign nationals residing […]

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USCIS Extends Validity of EAD Approval Notices for Form I-9 Purposes until February…

Today, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced they are extending the validity of certain EAD approval notices […]

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Employers can continue to virtually examine I-9 documents through the End of 2020

Approximately eight months ago, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) implemented what felt like a truly novel (dare I say, unprecedented) […]

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Guest Blog: Hidden ICE Guidance On Virtual I-9s

Buried within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) website is seemingly recent guidance regarding how to update “virtual” Forms I-9 […]

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E-Verify announces new 10-day requirement for taking action on Tentative Nonconfirmations

Today, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a new timing requirement for employers that receive a Tentative […]

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ICE Extends Virtual I-9 Verification Allowance for 60 days, until November 19

Today, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced a longer 60-day extension of its remote Form I-9 document inspection policy as […]

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Form I-9 Alert: Employers may accept I-797 Approval Notices for Delayed EAD Cards

Yesterday, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that employers may accept an EAD approval notice (Form I-797) […]

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Remote I-9 Inspection Is Here to Stay for Another 30 days (until September…

Today, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced yet another 30-day extension of its remote Form I-9 document inspection allowance as […]

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ICE Extends Virtual I-9 Verification Policy Once Again Until August 19

In the time of COVID-19, HR departments and I-9 compliance managers across the US are getting used to a new […]

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USCIS Provides Form I-9 Mockups to Illustrate Temporary COVID-19 Policies

Last week, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) updated their guidance on how to annotate the Form I-9 […]

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Employers can continue to use Flexible I-9 Verification Process Until July 19

Today, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced another 30-day extension of their flexible remote I-9 verification process, which was set […]

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10 Best Practices For Immigration Practitioners in the Wake of COVID-19

Prior to COVID-19, Immigration practitioners across the US were already grappling with ever-changing immigration policies, rapid increases in Requests For […]

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America is Reopening — Is Your Organization Prepared?

Slowly, but surely, businesses across the United States are reopening — is your organization prepared? While reopening plans may vary […]

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ICE Extends Flexible I-9 Rules in Light of Ongoing COVID-19 Concerns

As businesses across the US wrestle with the decision of how (and when) to bring their employees back into the […]

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Large Staffing Company Agrees to Pay $135,000 for I-9 Related Discrimination

This may come as a surprise to some, but one of more pervasive mistakes in I-9 compliance has nothing to […]

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