Immigration associate Yova A. Borovska weighed in about a recent immigration case in which SKZ Harvesting Inc., a cherry harvesting company in Montana, must pay $29,600 for I-9 violations, which is a reduced penalty than originally sought by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Borovska described a major reason for the reduction in the fine to be “the small size of the employer, its high turnover rate of seasonal employees, and its unsophisticated nature.”

Read the full article – “Harvester With ‘Chaotic’ Hiring Season Gets Penalties for I-9 Violations Lowered” (Reproduced with permission from Daily Labor Report, 25 DLR A-7 (Feb. 8, 2016). Copyright 2016 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) http://www.bna.com.)