Peering over the I-9 event horizon

Veteran I-9 explorer John Fay returns from an expedition to report on Things to Come . Nov. 1, 2011.

Companies pay millions for hiring unauthorized workers

"When U.S. immigration agents scoured the hiring paperwork on file at Advanced Containment System Inc. last year, they found identification cards supposedly issued by the "Texas Department of Safety." Words including "identification" and "department" were misspelled...

Arizona Business Owner Sentenced, Fined for Unlawful Hires

ICE, Apr. 4, 2012 : "The president of a Sierra Vista drywall company was sentenced Thursday to one year of probation and ordered to pay fines totaling $450,000 following a probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) that revealed the...

ICE I-9 Audits in Georgia Net Almost $900K in Fines

"Federal immigration authorities based in Atlanta audited 105 businesses for illegal hiring practices during the last fiscal year, arrested scores of workers and slapped employers with nearly $900,000 in fines, the third-highest total in the nation, an Atlanta Journal-Constitution analysis of public...

ICE I-9 Raids Net $173K+ in San Diego Area

"As part its enforcement strategy to reduce illegal employment and protect job opportunities for the nation's lawful workforce, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Tuesday that 10 employers in San Diego and Imperial counties were fined by ICE during fiscal year 2012 for...

OCAHO Reduces I-9 Fine from $11K to $2.2K: El Azteca Dunkirk, Inc.

"This is an action arising under the employer sanctions provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), as amended by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), 8 U.S.C. § 1324a (2006). The Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) filed...