• A DHS audit in a nutshell

    The humor here is a loss, but the following cryptic overview of such a DHS audit might improve some employer responses. This article provides an overview of the DHS Form I-9 audit process and tips for employers to follow in order to best prepare for such an audit.

  • Labor: Careful use of E-Verify is critical to avoid liability

    Many employers mistakenly believe that if they volunteer to participate in E-Verify they will be immune from scrutiny by the government regarding their pre-employment practices. This misconception can prove to be quite costly.

  • National E-Verify legislation facing opposition

    Last week, the House Judiciary Committee met to consider legislation that would mandate that all U.S. companies use the federal E-Verify program, which requires employers to use an electronic database to confirm that their employees are legal workers.

  • Labor: Immigration laws sweep the south

    Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana jump on the E-Verify bandwagon.

  • E-Verify now mandatory in North Carolina

    Hot on the heels of Alabama’s passage of the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act, part of which requires state employers to use the federal E-Verify system to confirm the work status of newly hired employees, North Carolina looks to be following suit.

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