Cozen O’Connor: Time to prepare, South Florida: I-9 worksite enforcement is on the rise [Miami Herald]

Time to prepare, South Florida: I-9 worksite enforcement is on the rise [Miami Herald]

Scott Bettridge discussed the importance of local businesses in South Florida making immigration compliance a top priority. Government enforcement activities at worksites surged from 300 percent to 750 percent during fiscal year 2018. Clearly, immigration-related investigations have been a major theme of the Trump administration. Among several high-profile actions that took place in 2018, many of South Florida’s largest industries remain susceptible as targets for ongoing compliance issues. Local companies should not only prepare for a Notice of Inspection (NOI) but also should work toward preventing noncompliance.

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