What is the Form I-9?

Posted by James Gardner (I-9 Compliance Expert) on May 9, 2019 3:48:08 PM

The Basics

The Form I-9 is a federally mandated, two-page document used for verifying the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment within the United States. Every employer is responsible for ensuring proper completion of the Form I-9 for all individuals hired for employment in the United States. Once completed, employers must retain these forms for a designated period of time for the purpose of future inspections sanctioned by the U.S. government.

 

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Topics: Compliance, Audit

E-Verify is Back. Here's What To Do Next.

Posted by James Gardner (I-9 Compliance Expert) on Jan 31, 2019 12:17:47 PM

 

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that E-Verify has resumed operations following the recent 35-day partial U.S. Government Shutdown. Heavy delays are expected as the service is restored.

 

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Topics: Compliance, E-Verify

E-Verify Unavailable During U.S. Government Shutdown

Posted by Eileen Lee (I-9 & E-Verify Compliance Manager) on Jan 24, 2019 9:13:05 AM

 

“Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. E- Verify and E-Verify services are unavailable.” - Official E-Verify Website.

Following a partial shutdown of the U.S. federal government, the electronic employment eligibility verification service will be unavailable indefinitely.  Starting December 22, 2019, the E-Verify Website will not be actively managed due to lack of federal funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Topics: Compliance, E-Verify

What is E-Verify?

Posted by James Gardner (I-9 Compliance Expert) on Jan 17, 2019 2:02:57 PM

The Basics

E-Verify is an online employee verification system administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The purpose of this program is to allow businesses in the United States that are hiring a paid employee to have an additional safeguard for verifying that the new-hire is in fact legally eligible to work in the U.S.

 

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Tracker Corp Successfully Completes SOC 2 Type 1 Audit

Posted by Tracker Corp on Nov 13, 2018 12:19:52 PM


San Francisco, CA (November 6, 2018)
-- Tracker Corp today announced that the company has attained optimal results in its SOC 2 Type 1 Audit, verifying that the company has been upholding high standards of data security for its customers and partners. The Independent Service Auditor’s Report focuses on multiple controls relevant to data security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy. A full SOC 2 Type 2 audit will be completed by mid-2019.

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Topics: Compliance, Security

ICE Delivers 5,200 I-9 Audit Notices Nationwide

Posted by Tracker Corp on Jul 25, 2018 9:28:00 AM

Source:  ice.gov - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

WASHINGTON — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced the results of a two-phase nationwide operation in which I-9 audit notices were served to more than 5,200 businesses across the U.S since January 2018.  A Notice of Inspection (NOI) informs business owners that ICE is going to audit their hiring records to determine whether they are complying with existing law.  

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Topics: Compliance

What Is GDPR and Why Does It Matter?

Posted by Tracker Corp on Jun 12, 2018 12:03:00 PM

On May 25, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect. Companies that collect or process data about individuals in European Union (EU) countries, even companies based outside of the EU, will need to comply with a new set of rules addressing data collection and privacy. Like many companies that collect sensitive personal information, Tracker Corp has been preparing for this transition for quite some time. Complying with GDPR has led us to examine many of our core processes, ultimately driving our our team to make improvements to our data collection, storage, and usage systems accordingly.

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Topics: Compliance

USCIS Releases E-Verify Quick Reference Guide For Airport Operators

Posted by Tracker Corp on Apr 10, 2018 8:00:00 AM

According to JDSupra, USCIS has released an E-Verify Quick Reference Guide For Airport Operators.

Under the Federal Aviation Administration Extension, Safety and Security Act of 2016, Pub. L. No. 114-190, airport operators can now apply to have direct access to use E-Verify to determine the employment authorization for individuals seeking unescorted access to an airport’s Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) as a component of their badging application process.

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Topics: Compliance

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