Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

Tag Archives: “immigration compliance”

Targeted ICE Investigations ~ in it for the Long Haul with Record $95 Million Plea Deal for I-9 Violations

Posted in Deportation - Removal, Enforcement/USICE, I-9s, Trump Administration on Immigration

[Blogger’s Note:  Today’s post is by my colleague, Mahsa Aliaskari, Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Senior Counsel. Mahsa has advised and defended businesses with up to 100,000+ nationwide employees on U.S. immigration compliance programs and practices.  She and yours truly — along with former USCIS Director, Leon Rodriguez, noted worksite enforcement lawyer, Dawn Lurie, and Alexander Madrak, who Continue Reading

Immigration Voices: Egads! I-9 Questions that Keep Me Up at Night

Posted in Guest Columns, I-9s

[Bloggers note:  Today’s post comes from the vivid imagination and prolific keyboard of frequent guest blogger and immigration-compliance maven Nicole “Nici” Kersey who shares her introspectively humorous musings at almost a TMI level while informing us of anxiety-inducing Form I-9 issues that stress her (and likely most employers) out.  By the way, the photo image is not of Nici but Continue Reading

Guest Blog: All I Got for Christmas Was a Crumb-y Immigration Compliance Checklist

Posted in Enforcement/USICE, Guest Columns, I-9s, Immigration Regulations

[Blogger’s Note:  Today’s post brings a bit of holiday cheer from my colleague and I-9 expert, Nicole (“Nici”) Kersey.  I want to publicly thank her for allowing me a Christmas break from blogging, and for the delicious chocolates.

Also, there’s still time to nominate Immigration’s Winners and Losers for the 2012 Nation of Immigrators Awards — The IMMIsContinue Reading

Immigration ICE Storms Are Brewing: 7 Steps Employers Must Take NOW

Posted in Employment-Based Immigration, Enforcement/USICE, General Immigration, Global Migration, I-9s

The weather outside is frightful. Large chunks of hail are beating the earth in the form of “Notices of Inspection” (NOIs), delivered by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  These NOIsome ICE chunks are hitting the doorsteps of more and more U.S. employers (1,000 have just landed). Even in unlikely San Francisco I understand that at least two large employers are shivering as … Continue Reading