Due to the dramatic increase in ICE worksite enforcement actions in 2009, employers are taking steps ensure their I-9 compliance, and utilizing such tools as internal audits, training, and implementation of I-9 software. I-9 software can often help to minimize the disorganization and clerical errors that can result in an absolute nightmare upon receipt of

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