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When Does An Employee's I-9 Form Need Updating?

Posted by Strategic Human Resources, Inc. on Jul 6, 2017 11:22:08 AM


I have an employee who was recently married and changed her name.  Does she need to complete a new I-9 form with her new name?

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Topics: Human Resources Insights, I-9

5 companies who have paid fines for I-9 violations

Posted by Raquel DeSouza on Dec 30, 2016 10:01:51 AM


The New Smart I-9 form will be effective January 21, but the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will still conduct audits on the old I-9s. Over the past few years, these audits have increased from 250 in 2007 to more than 3,000 in 2012. The total cost of the 2012 fines totaled $13 million.

The ICE slaps fines for I-9 violations ranging from $110-$1,100, depending on the degree of the offense and if it’s the first, second or third offense. Read here for a more detailed outline of how fines are issued and I-9 compliance is regulated. Also criminal violations can be up to six months in prison and up to $3,000 for each unauthorized alien, according to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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Topics: Blogs, Human Resources, Original Content, I-9, real estate

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