Last week, according to a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement News Release: “U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents executed a federal search warrant yesterday afternoon at a Los Angeles-area computer printer cartridge manufacturing plant, arresting eight current and former company workers on criminal charges and another 130 employees on administrative immigration violations.”
Employers who have concerns about whether their employees are legally permitted to work in the US should contact a qualified immigration attorney. Services available include reviews of current I-9 forms and H-1B beneficiaries’ Public Information Files. Some larger organizations may even have lawyers pretend to be potential new hires to see if HR is doing everything right. from the get-go.