President Barack Obama has signed the Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017, which extends appropriations through April 28, 2017.
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.
This How To details the steps a prudent employer should take when hiring foreign students.
Updated to reflect new hire requirements for seasonal employers, effective November 1, 2016.
Updated to reflect notice requirements under Montgomery County's Earned Sick and Safe Leave Law, effective October 1, 2016.
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.
Updated to reflect amendment eliminating the state employment verification affirmation requirement, effective August 10, 2016.
HR guidance on providing new hire paperwork.