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Friday, July 22, 2011

Immigration fines cost 14 New England companies - The Boston Globe

Immigration fines cost 14 New England companies - The Boston Globe


The Boston Globe
Immigration fines cost 14 New England companies
Paperwork lax, US agency says
By Matt Rocheleau
Globe Correspondent / July 22, 2011



Fourteen New England companies were fined a combined $285,000 during the past fiscal year for failing to document that their workers were in the country legally, federal authorities announced yesterday. The fines followed audits by the US Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement of federal I-9 forms, paperwork that must be filled out by employees when they are hired to show they have legal authorization to work.

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