Periodic internal I-9 audits are considered an employer “best practice” by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Before conducting an internal I-9 audit, however, employers need to understand how to address a range of issues likely to be identified.

In a Technical Assistance Letter (dated October 23, 2015), the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair

What happens when during an internal I-9 Audit, a company discovers it has accepted more documentation than necessary for Form I-9. Should the company retain or destroy the documentation?

This question was recently posed to the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Immigration Practices (“OSC”). OSC responded

Whether to pre-populate Section 1 of the Form I-9 has become a hot topic because of the rising use of electronic I-9 software. Section 1, Employee Information and Verification, contains basic information about the employer, such as name, address, and date of birth. I-9 software makes it easy for the employer to complete Section 1