I-9 Update: DHS Temporarily Permits Virtual Document Review

The Department of Homeland security has announced that they will temporarily defer the physical presence requirements associated with Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) under Section 274A of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) for employers who have transitioned to a telework only arrangement for their workforce.

Reminder: Fines for Form I-9 Violations Increase Every April

As a reminder, fines for Form I-9 violations will increase every year on April 5 as a result of the inflation adjustment to civil monetary penalties required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (2015 Act) which was signed into law on November 2, 2015.