The Five Most Dangerous I-9 and E-Verify Mistakes (and What You Can Do Now to Avoid Them)

The Five Most Dangerous I-9 and E-Verify Mistakes (and What You Can Do Now to Avoid Them)

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session will provide you with the latest I-9 and E-Verify guidance and answers to the most frequently asked questions.
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Over the past three years, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has audited over 7,500 employers and imposed more than $100 million in financial sanctions related to I-9 and worksite violations. At the same time, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has been upgrading its E-Verify system, which is now mandatory for many employers across the country. How can you navigate this constantly changing landscape and remain compliant? This session will examine recent I-9 penalty cases and E-Verify guidance in order to highlight the five most dangerous mistakes that employers make today. Leave with the knowledge to be able to build the business case to revise your own I-9 policies and procedures in light of recent enforcement trends and discrimination issues.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

John Fay


John Fay is a business immigration attorney with a deep applied knowledge of Form I-9 compliance and E-Verify rules and procedures. Having previously worked for the nation’s largest immigration law firm, John has advised corporations, educational institutions, and individuals on a variety of U.S. immigration and I-9 issues. He is also a prolific writer on I-9 and E-Verify compliance and is responsible for managing the LawLogix Compliance Blog and Knowledge Base (electronic  When John is not living and breathing I-9 compliance, he enjoys ballroom dancing with his wife – although you should not expect to see him on Dancing with the Stars anytime soon.

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Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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