"Over the last few months, an East Bay steel company has been shedding
about a third of its work force and it's not because of the economy.
Pacific Steel was served with what immigrant advocates call a "silent
raid." The company was audited by Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
"An employer’s first task is to identify the worst possible outcomes
of an audit based upon the employer’s individual company
characteristics. The best way to do this is to sit down with experienced
audit counsel who can assist in developing the worst case scenario
list. If there...
"Mike Weir remembers the summer day that federal immigration agents
came to his small lightning protection company nestled among cow
pastures in Katy and asked to review all of his company's
hiring paperwork. Weir said he knew what auditors would soon discover - that zero of
"A Washington-based supplier of fresh organic herbs to nearly 2,700
grocers was sentenced Tuesday to $1 million in criminal fines and
probation for hiring [unauthorized] aliens...'In the midst of an I-9 administrative audit, HerbCo hired and
concealed unauthorized workers,' said Brad...
"In the course of Employment Eligibility Verification Form 1-9 inspections, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents and auditors are increasingly encountering businesses that utilize electronically generated Forms 1-9. This memorandum provides guidance to the HSI field offices on the...
" Soccer and football (as well as football’s distant cousin, rugby), are commonly thought to have all descended from the same simple, noble Greek game called Harpastum . However, as each sport evolved, football became reliant on precision and rules, while soccer stayed simple (and “beautiful...