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Is Your Immigration Compliance Program Up to Date

September 18, 2009
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The public got a glimpse of the beginning of employer-focused enforcement when Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued an unprecedented 652 I-9 audit notices on one day this summer. That's more than the total number of audit notices issued in the previous year. Here are steps employers should take to ensure they are in compliance—just in case ICE pays a visit.
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Business Groups Turn to Capitol Hill to Amend E-Verify Regulations

September 8, 2009
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Starting Tuesday, September 9, new federal contracts of $100,000 or more will come with a requirement that companies sign up for a government-run electronic employment verification system that has generated vociferous criticism from many employers.
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E-Verify Verges On Expansion While Congress Weighs Immigration Reform

August 21, 2009
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When Congress returns in September, health care will consume most of the legislative oxygen. But immigration reform will also fight for air.
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Democrats, Republicans Seek to Add Biometrics to E-Verify

July 22, 2009
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Proposal includes the requirement that the system ‘must authenticate the employee’s identity by using a specific and unique biometric identifier,’ such as a fingerprint; giving workers PIN numbers or security codes would not suffice.
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DHS Seeks Mandatory E-Verify for Federal Contractors

July 8, 2009
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After delaying it three times, the Department of Homeland Security has embraced a regulation that would require all federal contractors to use a government-run electronic employment verification system that has drawn criticism from many employers.
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Employers Seek Best Talent--Foreign or Homegrown

June 29, 2009
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Leading Senator Intends to Scrap E-Verify Employment Verification System

June 25, 2009
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Democrat Charles Schumer, who is poised to lead the immigration reform debate on Capitol Hill, wants to scrap a government-run electronic employment verification system and replace it with one that incorporates biometric identification.
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