Monthly Archives: August 2012

USCIS has Launched Self-Assessment Guides to Aid Employers

In order to help employers comply with the existing E-Verify regulations USCIS has launched self-assessment guides to support their compliant use of E-Verify. E-Verify encourages users to establish internal monitoring programs. The new guides include easy-to-follow checklists and help the … Continue reading

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Justice Department Settles Discrimination Claim Against Illinois Company

The Justice Department announced today that it reached an agreement with a manufacturer of semiconductor structures and advanced solar cells based in Niles, Illinois.  The agreement resolves allegations that the company violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality … Continue reading

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Justice Department Settles Claims of Discrimination against Philadelphia Employment Agency

The Justice Department announced today that it reached a settlement agreement with a Philadelphia based employment agency resolving allegations that the company discriminated under the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), when it impermissibly delayed the start … Continue reading

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Employment Background Screening Company to Pay $2.6 Million Penalty for Multiple Violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act

An employment background screening company that provides consumer reports to companies nationwide will pay $2.6 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by failing to use reasonable procedures to assure the maximum possible … Continue reading

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USCIS Instructs Employers to Continue Using Current Version of Form I-9

On Monday 13th August, USCIS has asked employers to continue using the existing version of Form I-9 even though it has an expiration date on Aug 31st of this year. “This form should continue to be used even after the … Continue reading

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Largest domestic toddler toymaker partners with ICE

America’s largest manufacturer of preschool and toddler toys became the latest employer Wednesday to be certified with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) employment compliance program, IMAGE, or “ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers.” The Company which employs more … Continue reading

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USCIS launches E-Verify Listens

USCIS has launched E-Verify Listens, which is a new, free online forum where you can express your ideas about how to improve E-Verify. For the next 6 months, forum members can up-vote or down-vote each other’s ideas. Top ideas will get noticed … Continue reading

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