All Items: I-9

  • New California Law Will Limit Immigration Enforcement Agents' Access to Workplaces, Records

    October 9, 2017

    Effective January 1, 2018, the Immigrant Worker Protection Act will require employers in California to demand that immigration enforcement agents obtain a subpoena or judicial warrant before entering nonpublic areas of their workplaces or accessing certain employee records.

  • New Form I-9 Must Be Used Starting Today

    September 18, 2017

    Employers must use the updated version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, starting September 18, 2017.

  • Trump to Unwind DACA Program That Protected Young Undocumented Immigrants

    September 6, 2017

    President Trump has ordered an end to the Obama-era DACA program, which protected undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children from deportation. The administration set a March 5, 2018 deadline for Congress to act to preserve DACA's protections before individuals begin losing their legal status.

  • Form I-9 Revised Again

    July 17, 2017

    Today, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released yet another revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.

  • Employers Should Review Form I-9 for SSN Glitch

    April 17, 2017

    Employers that downloaded Form I-9 between November 14 and November 17, 2016, are advised to immediately review any of the forms they used to ensure their employees' Social Security numbers (SSNs) appear correctly in Section 1.

  • Form I-9 Changes May Usher in Era of Increased Enforcement

    November 15, 2016

    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.

  • Current Form I-9 Is Valid for Four More Months

    September 23, 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.

  • USCIS Says Expired Form I-9 Still Okay to Use, Requests Additional Comments

    April 5, 2016

    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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News: Guidance for HR on completing the Form I-9 for new hires in compliance with federal law. Support on proper employment eligibility verification.