Compliance, in all aspects of business, is arguably more important now than it has ever been.
This is no less true for issues of employee verification than it is of any business process.
Penalties: Cancellation of state government grants or incentives and suspension or revocation of business license up to 60 days, and possible debarment from state contracts.
A business license can be permanently revoked on a second offense. As of December 31, 2007, all Arizona employers are required to use E-Verify.
Progress has been made, but the implementation has hardly been an exact science and it isn't yet being used by a majority of American companies.
The Society for Human Resource Management touched on this and a variety of other issues pertinent to I-9 compliance with the findings of its 2016 Employment Verification Survey, the third iteration of this research and the first version released since 2014.
Whatever you think of Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall on the Mexican border, there’s another wall we can complete right now: E-Verify.
That’s the name of the free online system that enables employers to check whether the people they hire are telling the truth about who they are.
This matters because jobs are the main reason foreigners sneak into the United States (or overstay visitor visas).
This map presents an up-to-date summary of all active and proposed E-Verify laws at the city, county and state levels.
Prepared and updated by Tracker's legal staff, this map can help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of employment verification requirements.
You’ll still need to print the form, obtain handwritten signatures, store the paperwork and monitor forms for reverification. During the campaign, Trump emphasized the need to beef up the number of ICE enforcement officers in charge of deportations and worksite enforcement. In the fall, the government increased the individual “per I-9” fines for substantive and uncorrected technical I-9 mistakes. That’s still a fraction of the roughly six million employers in the United States.
HR as Trump’s ‘virtual wall’ When the I-9 was created in 1986, employers were essentially deputized as key players in preventing illegal immigration. Some employers have been unwilling to join the controversial system, saying E-Verify is full of inaccurate data and generates too many false negative results.