Immigration Due Diligence For Mergers & Acquisitions

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January 1, 2007

In today's enforcement era careful consideration and proper due diligence should be afforded to immigration matters. Deciding if the acquiring company should stand in the shoes of the target company for immigration matters is not a decision to be taken lightly.  Has your target company properly completed, documented, stored and reverified their I-9 forms?  Was an I-9 intake procedure in place to protect the company from discrimination claims?  Does the company create and maintain public access files for their H-1B employees? Is the company keeping up with their immigration responsibilities when transferring employees to different worksites? Has the company received and properly dealt with Social Security no-match letters?

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