Now that ICE has declared that there will be even more I-9 Audits in 2018, what can you expect if you get the Notice of Inspection or a knock on your door? Even though the chances are pretty low, you don’t want to be one of the unfortunate ones.
DHS Homeland Security Investigations plan more audits this year
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According to ICE's own press release, more than 5,200 businesses around the country have been served a notice of inspection (NOI) this calendar year. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) the team responsible for monitoring and maintaining compliance continue, stating they intend to increase the NOIs even more, to "create a culture of compliance among employers."
What does that mean for you as an employer? Well, you should be prepared for an ICE Audit. If you're wondering what exactly that entails, read on!
Employers in all industries are encouraged to review or enact a I9 E-verify program like www.i9compliance.com after the latest law enforcement raid on a employer.
Employers with job applicants in the state of Delaware attempting to verify the true work history of a job applicant that includes salary history should be warned. According to Michael L. Stevens of the law firm Arent Fox LLP, EMployers should be keenly aware of these new restrictions.