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Immigration Magnetized, Privatized and Depersonalized

"By privatizing immigration enforcement as a date-of-hire requirement foisted on employers, but not making identity verification essentially foolproof through the creation and distribution of a national ID card, Congress doomed IRCA to fail. In effect, federal lawmakers forced the nation's...

All I Got for Christmas Was a Crumb-y Immigration Compliance Checklist

Angelo A. Paparelli writes : " Today's post brings a bit of holiday cheer from my colleague and I-9 expert, Nicole ("Nici") Kersey . I want to publicly thank her for allowing me a Christmas break from blogging, and for the delicious chocolates."

Why the I-9 Audit Process is More Like Football Than Soccer

" 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...

The New I-9: Why Now When We Need Immigration Amnesty for Employers?

"The new I-9 form is so much more complex that the government anticipates a 21-minute increase in the amount of time it will take to complete. See pages 8-9 of this document . As noted, the form is now two pages long, with seven pages of instructions." - Angelo A. Paparelli, Mar. 10, 2013 ...

Immigration Voices: Baring My Teeth at I-9 Enforcement Inequalities

"Here we go with another guest column from Nicole (Nici) Kersey who offers a witty, wise and worthy post on the inequities and inanities of the worksite enforcement scheme concocted by Congress in 1990, a flawed system of employer deputization of governmental functions largely maladministered by...