Law360's ICE Survival Guide: Facing Fines And OCAHO

Law360, New York (November 19, 2015, 3:57 PM EST) -- Given the possible penalties of hundreds of thousands of dollars, employers often dread the phase of an I-9 audit where U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement issues fines. But even when fines are proposed, all is not lost.

It’s no exaggeration to say that companies with multiple I-9 form violations can face sky-high penalties, as in the case of production company Hartmann Studios Inc., against which ICE sought $812,665 in fines.

But even if an employer has violations, there are several steps a company can take to try to reduce its liability. In our final article on I-9 compliance, Law360 examines how...

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