The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a revised Form I-9. In addition, employers should expect more stringent enforcement of immigration laws under a Trump administration.
After a series of proposed improvements to and public comment periods on Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, the Office of Management and Budget has approved a revised version of the form, which should be published by November 22. In the meantime, employers may continue using the current form until January 21, 2017. After that date, all prior versions of the form will be invalid.
According to US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), employers should continue to use the current version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, even though it expired on March 31, until a new form is finalized and posted for use. USCIS has also announced that it has extended the comment period until April 27, because it has made additional proposed revisions to the form.
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