Category: Form I-9

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Form I-9

COVID-19 and a New Hire’s Expired Identity Document

We just hired an employee who doesn’t have a current identity document. Her driver license expired on April 1, and she says that she hasn’t…

Be sure to review the significant changes made to the Handbook for Employers: Guidance for Completing Form I-9 (M-274).
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Posted in Form I-9

Updated Form I-9 Handbook for Employers

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its guidance manual, Handbook for Employers, Guidance for Completing the Form I-9 (M-274). This useful manual provides employers…

Be sure you are using the correct Form I-9, dated 10/21/19 and expires 10/31/2022.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Form I-9

New Form I-9 Common Questions

On January 31, 2020, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published on its website a new Form I-9, which employers should’ve begun using. Employers…

Certain employers may inspect Form I-9 Section 2 documentation remotely during the COVID-19 national emergency.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Form I-9

Form I-9 Document Inspection More Flexible Due to COVID-19

Although COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, is causing employers uncertainty for the future, they’re still hiring — even as many of their employees are…

Employers should download the new Form I-9.
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Posted in Form I-9

New Form I-9 Finally Available

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) just released the new Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. As of January 31, 2020, employers should begin using…

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Posted in Form I-9

What to Do If Immigration Officials Come Knocking Podcast

In this week’s episode of The Workplace, CalChamber President Allan Zaremberg discusses with immigration expert Kevin Johnson, Dean of the UC Davis School of Law…

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Posted in Form I-9

How Do I Verify Form I-9 Documents for Remote Employee?

We are hiring an employee out of state who will be living and working more than a thousand miles away. How do we handle getting…

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Posted in Form I-9

What Employers Should Know About the Expiring Form I-9

You may have noticed that the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification expires at the end of August. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is…

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Using a California Non-REAL ID Driver License OK for the Form I-9

A new employee gave me a current California driver license. On the front of the license there is a notation “FEDERAL LIMITS APPLY.” Can I…

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ICE Heats Up Form I-9 Audits: What California Employers Need to Do If They Get a Notice

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued thousands of Form I-9 audit notices this summer. As ICE worksite enforcement continues to increase, California employers need…