Monthly Archives: October 2012

DHS Issues Updated Guidance on Electronic Form I-9 Compliance

On August 23rd 2010 US Immigration & Customs Enforcement’s electronic signature and storage of electronic Form I-9 went into effect. In summary the rule amended regulations that allow employers to complete and store electronically generated Form I-9. The rule also … Continue reading

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ICE and major meat processing company partner to protect nation’s lawful workforce

JBS USA Holdings Inc., (JBS USA) one of the largest meat processing companies in the United States, is the newest member of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) nationwide program designed to encourage businesses to collaborate with ICE and use … Continue reading

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Arkansas businessman sentenced for multi-state illegal alien hiring scheme

An Arkansas business owner was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison Monday for providing counterfeit immigration documents and Social Security cards to illegal aliens and then employing them at various locations across three states. The sentence follows an investigation … Continue reading

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New Jersey Firm Fined more than $600,000 for Hiring Illegal Aliens

Following an investigation and audit of Form I-9 documents by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), a Secaucus, N.J., company has been fined $625,000 for failing to comply with employment eligibility verification requirements. HSI conducted a … Continue reading

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Justice Department Settles with Florida Janitorial Services Company Over Immigration and Nationality Act Violations

The Justice Department announced today that it reached an agreement with, a provider of janitorial and facilities maintenance services based in Tampa, Florida .  The agreement resolves allegations that the company violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act … Continue reading

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