Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, (INA) as amended Who is Covered The INA includes provisions addressing employment eligibility, employment verification, and nondiscrimination. These provisions apply to all employers. Basic Provisions/Requirements Under the INA, employers may hire only persons who may legally work in the United States (i.e., citizens and nationals of the U.S.) and aliens…

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The mission of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is to protect America from the cross-border crime and illegal immigration that threaten national security and public safety. This mission is executed through the enforcement of more than 400 federal statutes and focuses on smart immigration enforcement, preventing terrorism and combating the illegal movement of people…

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Use Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States. All U.S. employers must properly complete Form I-9 for each individual they hire for employment in the United States. This includes citizens and noncitizens. Both employees and employers (or authorized representatives of the employer) must complete…

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Dear Valued Customer, It’s a new era for employer liability strengthened by renewed DHS efforts to target employers who knowingly violate the law. In this issue of “——————” we focus on Immigration Law and Employer Compliance. Statistics from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Immigration Statistics indicate that in recent years, the unauthorized…

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