The U.S. Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security published a fact sheet this week on how employers can avoid violating the law when using proprietary or commercial electronic programs to complete the Form I-9 or E-Verify process.

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Additional Information: BAL continues to review the information published this week and will be providing substantive updates through BAL Community in January, including during a Jan. 17 event, “How to Run a Simple I-9 Audit.” For more information on BAL Community, visit

This alert has been provided by the BAL U.S. Practice Group.

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