Of counsel Kristen Burke and Associate Sarah Amendola, attorneys in Greenberg Traurig’s Immigration and Compliance Practice, wrote an article published in Texas Lawyer titled  “The Era of Tougher Immigration Enforcement.” The commentary addresses DHS’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which has escalated its efforts to oversee and enforce I-9 compliance, both in terms of conducting audits and worksite raids. The authors believe it is more important now than ever that employers understand and properly implement processes in line with the relevant immigration compliance requirements to minimize the risk of six-figure fines and other penal actions, including criminal prosecution and debarment from federal contracts. In addition to audits and raids, they outline suggested best practices.

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