Author:  Harry J. Joe.

Financial burdens imposed upon an employer by non-immigration-related governmental entities is a factor that can be considered in lowering the assessed civil monetary penalty for the employer’s failure to complete the I-9 Employment Verification Forms for its employees in a proper and timely manner, even though such burdens were temporary, the

AUTHOR:  Harry J. Joe.

An employer who failed to complete an I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form within three days of an employee’s start date commits a substantive violation for which the good faith defense is not available to mitigate the assessed fine, according to a recent ruling from the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing