Category: ICE

  1. Proposed New Rule Suggests Virtual Future for I-9 Verification

    Under a newly proposed rule issued by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”), employers will have more options when conducting the I-9 verification process for newly hired employees. The proposal promises to extend alternative options, including making some COVID-19-related flexibilities permanent. The proposed changes could have significant repercussions for employers and I-9 compliance practices. The I-9 Verification Process Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, is a standardized form used READ MORE READ MORE

  2. Pennsylvania State Police Settle Federal Lawsuit Alleging Immigration Discrimination

    Pennsylvania State Police recently announced a settlement agreement resolving a federal lawsuit that alleged troopers routinely and improperly enforced federal immigration law by identifying and stopping individuals of Latin descent. The settlement, which resolved the allegations, highlights the intersection of state and federal law enforcement issues relating to immigration. Federal Lawsuit Details Allegations of Misconduct The lawsuit, filed in the Middle District of Pennsylvania in 2019 with the assistance of READ MORE READ MORE

  3. Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Expulsion