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Employer Sanctions and Unfair Immigration Practices

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Chicago Immigration Attorneys - Employer Sanctions and I-9 Audits

Our Chicago immigration lawyers can help you deal with charges of unlawful employment of unauthorized workers. Our Chicago immigration lawyers provide I-9 training, I-9 audits, public access audit, and can assist you with establishing of company-wide policy and procedure of how to respond to a government audit.

Section 274A of the Immigration and Nationality Act applies to all employers in the United States with regard to all employees hired, recruited or referred after November 6, 1986, the date of enactment of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA). If agents of the Department of Homeland Security find that the employer had violated this section, the DHS may issue a Notice of Intent to Fine. The employer has an option to pay the fine or to request a hearing.

Compliance with this section needs to be balanced against Section 274B, which prohibits unfair immigration related practices, which includes document abuse and other practices that may give rise to a complaint and result in damages.

There are tight deadlines and guidance of counsel is recommended.

Our law firm assists employers with audit of their I-9 process and can help employers establish I-9 procedures and training to ensure that the employer complies with the law without violating the unfair immigration related practices law.

If you need assistance with investigation, defense, or audit in connection with I-9 violations and procedures, contact our firm for help.

Client Reviews
Someone rear-ended my car last spring and I was injured. Peter and Sofia Zneimer and they staff were professional and were always available by phone. I knew that the insurance of the other driver wasn't very good but they were still able to settle my case promptly and I was satisfied with the money I received. Overall, a very good trusted experience. Natig M.
I highly recommend the services of Zneimer and Zneimer. I often seek legal advice from them related to my immigration status and way forward. Both Sofia and Peter are very detailed and quick in answering any question. I laud their professionalism and a very efficient team that works for them. Suman S.
I totally recommend Sofia, she is the best lawyer in Chicago area. She is very professional, very detailed with her work and supportive. She always goes above and beyond to ensure the best outcome. Caring, compassionate and only the best for your family. I won my case because of her professionalism and her knowledge of the law. Aurel P.
I have dealt with Sofia Zneimer since 2009. She is a great lawyer and has helped me tremendously in navigating the process of green card. She is a great resource to have by your side. She is easy to reach. She responds very quickly, which was very important for me. If she can’t answer the question the same day, she does let you know that she is working on it. I would have no hesitation in recruiting her. Hemant S.
I called Zneimer & Zneimer after I was rear-ended on the highway. Peter and Sofia Zneimer have been very helpful in dealing with the insurance company and getting money for my car damage. They are also handling my injury case. They answer all my questions and I am always able to reach them on the phone anytime I want to talk to them. I am confident in having them represent me. The best choice i ever made. Thank you! Emil G.