Visa_Application Form I-9 audits are seeing a big upsurge in activity, with ICE quadrupling I-9 audits under the Trump administration from 2017 to 2018. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Investigations at the worksite, audits of Forms I-9 and arrests of employees on immigration issues skyrocketed in fiscal year 2018 compared to the previous year, according to the Society for Human Resource Management.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement data, SHRM reports, indicate that worksite investigations were up by more than 300 percent, and I-9 audits and charges filed were at 10-year highs.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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