By Richard Green, Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP
March 13, 2019
Ok, let’s be honest. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) does not knock. They just show up. With the Trump Administration’s aggressive push toward dealing with undocumented immigrants in the workforce, restaurant owners and operators can expect ICE to show up at their establishments more frequently than in prior years.
With a large amount of relatively low-skilled workers and a high-turnover rate, combined with record low unemployment, the hospitality industry generally, and restaurants specifically are ripe targets for ICE I-9 audits. This article will discuss the various scenarios your restaurant potentially faces when ICE does show up, as well as compliance advice.
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