Signing Section 2 of I-9 Forms Can Get You in Trouble!
You believe your I-9s are in good order, you are confident that you are not employing unauthorized individuals and are not concerned about ICE audits because you are doing everything by-the-book. Or so you thought!
On Jan. 20, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review, Office of Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) in U.S. v. Employer Solutions Staffing Group II, LLC, upheld ICE’s finding and proposed assessment of $227,251.75 in fines for making a false attestation on Section 2 of the I-9 form. For a more detailed discussion of this issue click here for our Labor and Employment Alert.