Use of New I-9 Form Now Required

As of January 22, 2017, employers must use the November 14, 2016 version of Form I-9 to verify the identity and work eligibility of every new hire. The new form must as well be used for the reverification of expiring employment authorization. Prior versions of the form may no longer be used.

By |January 24th, 2017|I-9 Compliance, News|Comments Off on Use of New I-9 Form Now Required

New Form I-9 Issued

The USCIS has now published the new Form I-9.  By January 22, 2017, employers must use the new form, which is dated November 14, 2016. Until then, they can use the new form or can continue to use the version dated 03/08/2013.

By |November 15th, 2016|I-9 Compliance, News|Comments Off on New Form I-9 Issued

New Form I-9 On The Way

The USCIS expects to publish a new Form I-9 by January 22, 2017.  In the interim, employers are instructed by the USCIS to continue to using the Form I-9 that is dated March 8, 2013 (and shows an expiration date of March 31, 2016).

By |November 7th, 2016|I-9 Compliance, News|Comments Off on New Form I-9 On The Way

USCIS Says Employers Should Continue Using Current I-9 Form After March 31, 2016

The USCIS is developing a new I-9 form, but has not finished it. Meanwhile, the current I-9 form shows an expiration date of March 31, 2016.  The USCIS has advised that employers should continue using the current form until the new I-9 form becomes available.

By |April 1st, 2016|I-9 Compliance, News|Comments Off on USCIS Says Employers Should Continue Using Current I-9 Form After March 31, 2016

Employers Should Download E-Verify Historical Data Before Year End

On January 1, 2015, the E-Verify program will delete from its system all transaction records that are more than 10 years old. After that date, employers will no longer have access in E-Verify to cases created prior to December 31, 2004. Employers desiring a record of their cases that are more than 10 years […]

By |October 8th, 2014|I-9 Compliance, News|Comments Off on Employers Should Download E-Verify Historical Data Before Year End

The I-94 Record: An Elusive But Critical Document For Employers and Employees

During the I-9 employment verification process, an employer may accept as a List A document a foreign passport and I-94 record indicating the work visa category and duration for which a foreign national employee has been admitted. In May of 2013, the USCBP stopped issuing I-94 cards to foreign nationals at the time of […]

By |October 2nd, 2014|I-9 Compliance, News|Comments Off on The I-94 Record: An Elusive But Critical Document For Employers and Employees