USCIS Clarifies ‘Three-Day’ Rule for I-9 Verification

Employers have three business days after hiring someone to collect information and complete the I-9 employment eligibility verification form, whether on paper or using the E-Verify electronic system. This has long been known as the "three-day rule," but it has–according to a recent United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) statement–often been misinterpreted. According to […]

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E-Verify Spruces Up Its Web Interface Experience

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which operates the online E-Verify employment eligibility verification program, has announced some enhancements and improvements to the user experience, including a home page redesign. E-Verify is an extension of the former Basic Pilot program that allows employers to check the work-in-the-U.S. eligibility status of new hires by going online […]

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ICE Deal Saves Managers from Doing Hard Time

Think that maintaining properly vetted I-9 forms on your employees isn’t that big a deal? The answer –it is a big deal–has been driven home forcefully to management at Columbia Farms in Columbia, S.C. After an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid in 2008 discovered hundreds of illegal immigrants working at the poultry plant, most […]

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