Earlier this week, the Trump administration announced that it has doubled the number of worksite investigations and audits conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Its express goal is to make sure businesses are not employing people who are in the U.S. illegally.
What is such an audit? Simply, it’s a review of business records, specifically I-9s.
In light of this news, over the next two posts I’ll be taking a deeper look at employers’ obligations to comply with immigration laws. Today, we’ll examine the I-9 itself, and tomorrow we’ll discuss what to do (and, maybe more importantly, what not do) if ICE or another agency shows