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"Feds Continue Audits of Immigration Violations: Owners, Managers Face Fines, Asset Seizure and Prison"

June 2011

Several months ago, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced it had notified 1,000 U.S. companies that their I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification documentation would be audited. Following a similar announcement of another 1,000 audits in November, 2010, the new announcement demonstrates that federal authorities are showing no signs of slowing down their use of forfeiture statues against U.S. companies employing undocumented workers. 

Click here to read "Feds Continue Audits of Immigration Violations: Owners, Managers Face Fines, Asset Seizure, and Prison."

Reprinted with permission. ©2011 Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. Reprinted from the June 2011 issue of Employee Benefit Plan Review.