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Immigration compliance is everyone’s concern, yet too often companies do not prioritize it until something big or bad happens. Think about how you would react if Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrived at corporate headquarters or your office with a Notice of Inspection to review your forms I-9 within three days… The goal of this blog is to alert employers about issues surrounding employer compliance and flag issues they should be considering as they develop an overall immigration compliance program for their company. It should provide a resource and tool to discuss what steps can be taken to comply with federal and state immigration and employment laws.

The blog is intended to serve as a tool and resource for human resources professionals, general counsels and business owners to provide a better understanding of what is required by a company to comply with federal and state immigration laws as it relates to their workforce. It is meant to provide useful insights into developments and trends with respect to the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (form I-9), the E-Verify electronic employment eligibility verification program), state laws and related areas of the law.

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (the “Bureau”) has issued an interim final rule tied to passage of S. 2155.  While the new law amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) to include new requirements on credit bureaus tied to security freezes and fraud alerts, relevant to background screeners and employers using a background screening...Continue Reading...
Here’s a sneak peek at this week’s Compliance News Flash from AGG: The California Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of the Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act, which is relevant to California employers and their background screening process. Still in California, a new law on its way to the Governor for signature will require software...Continue Reading...
Check out the latest Compliance News Flash with blurbs about: The Justice Department’s recent settlement with the country’s largest egg producer related to violations of the anti-discrimination laws during the employment eligibility verification process. A new requirement on consumer reporting agencies to provide specific language to a consumer requesting a file disclosure under the Fair...Continue Reading...