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The ICE-Man Cometh: How to Avoid Becoming the Next Immigration Raid Headline

Last October, Thomas Homan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), announced that 2018 would see a significant increase in worksite related investigations. He pledged a four-fold increase in worksite audits. This seems unsurprising given the Trump campaign and subsequent Trump administration’s focus on reducing or ending illegal immigration to the United States. … Continue Reading

Corporate Responsibility to Migrant Workers: Preventing Exploitation in Your Supply Chain

The exploitation of migrant workers continues to be a problem across the globe as reports surface of forced labor for little to no compensation. The role multinational corporations play – or should avoid playing – in this recurring problem was the topic of many news stories over the past year. The spotlight fell on several … Continue Reading

Latest Revised I-9 Form Released

For the second time in less than a year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has revised the Form I-9. The latest version of the form was released on July 17 and has a footer reading “07/17/17 N.” Its use will become mandatory as of September 18, 2017. Between now and then, employers may continue … Continue Reading

What Can We Tell About the Trump Administration’s Focus on Compliance?

There are a few early signs that the Trump administration will continue to hold companies to the “way of compliance,” as our colleague Jane Lewis-Raymond put it recently on this blog. But after the first four months of his presidency, there are still questions about where enforcement is heading in specific compliance areas. After all, … Continue Reading
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