Under a certain Immigration Reform Act, it is mandatory for employers to follow the regulations for the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9. It is stated here that employers must fill out and keep the form for every person hired on or before the date November 6, 1986. Within three days after the employment begins, it is expected that the employer must have completed the form.
Compliance can be very complex because there’s a need for a comprehensive review in every organization’s adherence to guidelines and regulations. It is the job of an auditor to check access controls, security policies and risk management procedures.
Corporate audit and compliance entails a lot of tasks, and whenever there’s any discrepancy, an attorney can find the best solution possible. As your legal counsel, we can provide legal advices on corporate compliance questions and clarifications, give basic information to employers on acceptable identity or authorization documents. It is also our job to provide the information an employer needs with regards to the E-Verify tool being operated by the Department of Homeland Security in coordination with the Social Security Administration, assists in the registration process and teach how the system works for full compliance.
If you are working for a Corporate Audit and Compliance department, you may give us a call for any of your questions and clarifications. Grab that phone now and you will never go wrong.