Tag Archives: Form I-9

Using Notaries to sign on a Electronic Form i-9

Is it possible to use an eNotary (electronic notary) on the Form I-9? There is no prohibition in the laws governing the I-9 that would preclude a Notary, acting as the employer’s authorized representative, from using an eNotary (electronic notary) … Continue reading

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New Vignettes Released to Make I-9 Completion Easier

USCIS just released three short video vignettes for employees and employers that demonstrate how to complete the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9. Watch the new Form I-9 videos and learn how to complete Sections 1, 2, and 3. Each vignette … Continue reading

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Justice Department Reaches Settlement to Resolve Claim of Citizenship Status Hiring Discrimination in Waterloo, Iowa

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached an agreement with the city of Waterloo, Iowa, resolving allegations that the city violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The department initiated its investigation after a … Continue reading

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Ohio restaurant owners, managers indicted for hiring illegal workers

A federal grand jury returned a 23-count indictment charging six people for their roles in a conspiracy to hire illegal workers at a chain of restaurants in Stark and Summit counties and pay them less than minimum wage and sometimes … Continue reading

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ABT Revised Settlement Agreement Granted Final Approval; Implementation to Begin by Dec. 3, 2013

On Nov. 4, 2013, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington granted final approval of the revised ABT Settlement Agreement, bringing to a close class action litigation that began in December 2011. The settlement agreement provides … Continue reading

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Justice Department and San Francisco Restaurant Settle Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim

The Justice Department today reached an agreement with a restaurant in San Francisco resolving claims that the company violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). In a charge filed with the department, a work-authorized immigrant alleged, … Continue reading

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Temporary Protected Status Extended for Somalis

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Rand Beers has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Somalia for an additional 18 months, effective March 18, 2014, through Sept. 17, 2015. Current Somali beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS status must … Continue reading

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Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Arapahoe, Colo., Sheriff’s Office to Resolve Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached an agreement with the Arapahoe County, Colo. Office of the Sheriff resolving allegations that the Office of the Sheriff violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The … Continue reading

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Eastern Kansas restaurant manager indicted for harboring illegal aliens

A restaurant manager in eastern Kansas was indicted in federal court Friday on nine counts related to hiring and harboring illegal aliens for his business. This indictment resulted from a criminal investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) … Continue reading

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Improvements to the E-Verify Tentative Nonconfirmation Process – Employee Email Notifications

In July, E-Verify added a field to enter the employee’s email address fromForm I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. On the Form I-9, the email address field is optional.  However, employers who use E-Verify must now enter the email address if the employee chooses to include … Continue reading

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