The Obama administration is launching another round of worksite investigations. ICE officials indicate approximately 500 employers have been visited during the past couple of days by Special Agents who have requested not only the employment verification forms (Forms I-9), but also evidence of the corporate structure, contracts with subcontractors and temporary employment agencies, and payroll

The Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (responsible for enforcing the anti-discrimination provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act) has released a Fact Patterns Flyer.

The flyer provides examples of recent OSC prosecutions that resulted in employer-paid settlements to the Department of Justice for what the agency describes

The Social Security Administration (SSA) No-Match Rule illustrates the problem employers can face when intensive government scrutiny is combined with a lack of government guidance. This problem was further exacerbated by the Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (CIS) announcement in November of 1,000 I-9 Audits.

This issue arose in 2007, when DHS issued guidelines for employers