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2014 Form I-9 Penalty Trends from OCAHO Decisions - Bruce Buchanan
Posted on 23 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In 2014, there were significantly fewer decisions issued by Office of Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO) related to potential I-9 violations than in 2013. There were only 17 decisions in 2014 while there were 30 decisions in 2013. (A few... Read More

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OSC Guidance: Employee Admits Original I-9 Documents Were Fraudulent - Bruce Buchanan
Posted on 3 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On January 8, 2015, the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) issued a Technical Assistance Letter (TAL) concerning potential discrimination issues arising when an employee presents an employer with... Read More

Highlights Of The FBA I-9 Worksite Enforcement Conference In Chicago - Bruce Buchanan, John Fay
Posted on 14 Jul 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Bruce Buchanan, John Fay, July 8, 2016 - "In April, the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association held its 10th Annual Workplace Enforcement and Immigration Conference, an all-day deep dive into the latest I-9, E-Verify, and corporate compliance... Read More

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2015 OCAHO Decisions re I-9 Penalties - Bruce E. Buchanan
Posted on 6 May 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Bruce E. Buchanan, May 3, 2016 - "An analysis of the ... numbers demonstrates OCAHO lowered ICE’s proposed penalties on average by 32.8%. ICE sought $1,877,796 while OCAHO ordered $1,200,772. These reductions were substantially less than in... Read More

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