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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 30 Mar 2017

Quick Guidance: What To Do In The Event of a Visit By The DHS-ICE Agents

As the Department of Homeland Security, as well as the administration generally, signals increases in immigration enforcement activity, businesses

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 6 Jul 2016

DOJ to Increase Fines for Immigration-Related Violations

New regulations will increase fines on U.S. employers for unlawfully employing foreign nationals and engaging in unfair employment practices related

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 5 Nov 2012

Office of Special Counsel (OSC) offers guidance to employers of DACA beneficiaries

In a September letter, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) confirmed that beneficiaries of the new DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program will be treated no differently from other employees when it comes to completing the Form I-9.

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 5 Nov 2012

Office of Special Counsel (OSC) addresses social security card and number issues

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC), in an August letter, reminded employers that the Social Security Number (SSN) field in Section 1 of the Form I-9 is optional for employees of non-E-Verify employers.

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 14 Feb 2012

DOJ’s Office of Special Counsel lists employer best practices during worksite enforcement audits

The Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) released the following do’s and don’ts for employers facing audits by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 28 Dec 2011

OSC releases info on enforcement, policy, trends; launches webinar

November 6, 2011, marked the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Immigration Reform and Control Act, which created the Department of Justice's Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC).

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 11 Jan 2011

OSC issues tips on SSN “no-matches”

The Department of Justice's Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices recently issued the following do's and don'ts for employers on Social Security Number "no-match" letters.

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 16 Apr 2010

E-Verify shares employer and employee information with OSC

Under a memorandum of agreement with the Justice Department’s Office of Special Counsel for Unfair Immigration-Related Employment Practices (OSC), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will share information with the OSC relating to possible misuse of E-Verify by employers.

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 24 Mar 2010

E-Verify ups the ante, shares employee and employer information with OSC

On the heels of the release of a reputation-damaging report (citing a high error rate and employer misuse), the E-Verify program is upping the ante for employers.

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 10 Jul 2009

Homeland security focuses immigration spotlight on employers: ICE launches hundreds of I-9 audits

In the Obama administration’s first major workforce-compliance enforcement action, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently notified 625 employers of plans to audit their I-9 forms and files.

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