Transporter’s Fines For I-9 Form Failures Fair: 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (October 18, 2016, 4:33 PM EDT) — The Second Circuit has denied an upstate New York transportation company’s attempt to review penalties for violations on employment verification forms, saying the company failed to show the violations were procedural or the fines excessive.

A brief order from the appellate court rejected Buffalo Transportation Inc.’s challenge to an administrative law judge’s finding of 135 substantive violations on I-9 employment verification forms and fines totaling $75,600 assessed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

“The ALJ correctly determined that the 54 [current employee] I-9s presented to ICE…

Source: Law360