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The New ICE Age: I-9 Compliance and Immigration Enforcement

In this era of ever increasing enforcement, it is critical to have an understanding of the I-9 hiring process, as well as compliance requirements to avoid allegations of hiring discrimination and to comply with government regulations.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) takes a “no tolerance” approach to I-9 completion and maintenance and there is the potential for significant employer sanctions and penalties for seemingly minor errors and non-compliance. You may ask, why do we need to spend an hour on a two page form? The fact that the form instructions/manual is 63 pages long answers this question! The I-9 form is riddled with traps and ambiguity and given ICE’s policy of strict compliance, you need to know how to avoid these traps.

This webinar presented by Leonard D'Arrigo, Partner, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, covers the I-9 hiring process and pitfalls, I-9 completion and record keeping, the I-9 Audit Process and how to handle an ICE raid on your farm.

To view Leonard D'Arrigo's presentation, click here.

For more information, contact chris.laughton@farmcrediteast.com. You can also contact LJ at LDarrigo@woh.com.

Click play below to view the recording of this webinar.