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Immigration

Review workplace treatment of Hispanic employees

03/01/2005
Reason: The federal government is reaching out to Hispanic people to make them more aware of their workplace rights. Latest effort: The EEOC launched a new Spanish-language version of its Web …

All employers now have ability to confirm I-9 documents online

03/01/2005
The federal government extended a pilot program to all 50 states that will let you go online to check the authenticity of new hires’ work authorization documents, such as Social Security …

Be prepared for new ‘green card’ design

02/01/2005
When completing I-9s this year, expect to receive a different-looking “green card” from some new hires. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently altered the design of the Permanent Resident …

Be prepared for new design of employment ‘green cards’

02/01/2005
When completing I-9 Forms for new hires this year, expect some of them to hand you a different-looking “green card” to verify their work eligibility. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services …

I-9s: Online or on paper?

01/01/2005

Q. Congress just gave employers the OK to maintain I-9 records electronically. I do payroll for a church. How can we make the switch from paper to electronic? —D.K., Arkansas

Consider switching to electronic I-9s; Congress gives the OK

11/01/2004
Issue: You’ll soon be allowed to process and store I-9 forms electronically. Benefit: Save time and money on I-9 processing, especially if your organization …

Congress gives OK to maintain I-9 records electronically

11/01/2004
Current law requires you to obtain a handwritten signature from each new hire on an I-9 Form to verify the person’s work eligibility. And you must retain each I-9 in paper …

Review I-9 compliance through Uncle Sam’s eyes

04/01/2004
When an employee gives you a Social Security card or other document to complete the I-9 Form, how far must you go to prove that the document is genuine? …

Review I-9 compliance through Homeland Security’s eyes

03/01/2004
When an employee gives you a Social Security card or other document to complete the I-9 Form, how far must you go to prove that the document is genuine? You can …

Bush’s ‘temporary worker’ plan faces uphill battle

02/01/2004
President Bush put forth an ambitious plan in January to let illegal aliens hold jobs legally in the United States for the first time. The blaring headlines made this “temporary worker” …