Is everyone in your US office legal to work in the United States? Are you sure? Could you survive an audit of your documentation? This is called an I9 audit. Is it possible that Immigration officials could show up at your door and ask to see your documentation? Yes, and Ashley Kaplan, Senior Employment Law Attorney at ComplyRight, helped me with some tips for making sure you don’t need to be nervous when ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) shows up at your door.
Location and industry matters
While any business in any location could technically be subject to a surprise audit, Kaplan says that if you’re in a sanctuary city or work in construction, agriculture, a restaurant, or hospitality, you’re more likely to be audited.While every business needs to be prepared, if you’re in one of these, your chance of a knock at the door is higher.
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