What is IMAGE and should employers participate in it?

Minneapolis immigration attorney DeAnne Hilgers defines IMAGE and explains the benefits of employer participation.

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IMAGE is a program that ICE started, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, and it has several good recommendations for employers, things like having an external audit of your I-9s conducted, maintaining a consistent policy and making sure that your HR people or whoever’s completing your I-9s follows that policy, having training for your people who complete Forms I-9. But, the IMAGE program also has some fairly onerous requirements of employers that cause me not to recommend the IMAGE program for employers. But, I do recommend several of their recommendations for my clients.