Before the summer began, the number of worksite immigration-enforcement investigations had already doubled last year’s. And employers’ risk is only rising, as US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) moves forwards with a nationwide increase of Form I-9 audits this summer.
Plans are also underway for a national inspection center. The center would allow for 15,000 Form I-9 audits every year. This is a significant jump from the 2,282 conducted in FY2017.
The Marks Gray immigration team is helping to proactively educate and perform internal I-9 audits. A proactive approach allows you to mitigate fines, fix correctable errors, and prevent future issues.