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Department of Justice Sues Vegas Casino for I-9 Problems

Posted by Karen-Lee Pollak on Sat, Jun 02, 2012 @ 10:30 AM

The Justice Department announced today that it filed a lawsuit against Tuscany Hotel and Casino LLC in Las Vegas, alleging that the company engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination in the employment eligibility verification and re-verification process. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) requires employers to treat all authorized workers equally during the hiring, firing and employment eligibility verification process, regardless of their national origin or citizenship status.

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Expert Analysis on the E-Verify Program

Posted by Michael Pollak on Mon, Apr 09, 2012 @ 1:06 PM

Immigration Attorney, Karen-Lee Pollak provides expert analysis on the E-Verify Program publishing, The E-Verify Program: Is It All It’s Cracked Up To Be? in Law360.

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USCIS Seeks Comment on Revised I-9 Form

Posted by Karen-Lee Pollak on Tue, Mar 27, 2012 @ 2:47 PM
 Today, March 27, 2012 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment on a revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Employers must complete Form I-9 for all newly-hired employees to verify their identity and authorization to work in the United States. The public is invited to comment on the revisions until May 29, 2012.

Key revisions to the form include:

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Immigration Attorney Karen-Lee Pollak Talks I-9 in Texas Lawyer

Posted by Michael Pollak on Fri, Feb 03, 2012 @ 11:58 AM

Immigration Attorney Karen-Lee Pollak provides nine tips to pass the I-9 ICE test in this week's issue of Texas Lawyer. 

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USCIS Launches I-9 Central For Employment Eligibility Verification

Posted by Karen Pollak on Fri, May 13, 2011 @ 12:59 PM

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today launched I-9 Central, a new online resource center dedicated to the most frequently accessed form on USCIS.gov: Form I-9, Employee Eligibility Verification.

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USCIS Releases 2011 Handbook for Employers M-274 | Immigration

Posted by Karen Pollak on Wed, Jan 19, 2011 @ 8:44 AM

New M-274 Handbook For Employers Fills Gaps In Form I-9 Guidance

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