Audit Finds Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency Did Not Ensure Background Checks Were Conducted on Workers

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn In March 2022, the Office of the Michigan Auditor General released a performance audit of the state’s Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) that revealed the “UIA did not ensure pre-employment criminal history background checks were conducted on 5,508 staffing agency and MWA (Michigan Works! Agency) workers.” The “UIA…

USCIS Announces New Mission Statement

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On February 9, 2022, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) – a government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States – announced the agency’s new mission statement: “USCIS upholds America’s promise as a nation of welcome and possibility with fairness, integrity, and respect for all…