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Employers should download the new 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 the new Form I-9, version 10/21/2019 (found on the bottom of the form). The new form expires 10/31/2022.  According to the USCIS, from Jan. 31, 2020, employers may use either […]

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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 what employers are required to do if Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials raid a job site or ask to inspect records. Under the Obama administration, ICE officials focused primarily […]

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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 his Form I-9 processed? This can be a very difficult situation, since the law makes no exception for a remote employee — the employer must have the Form I-9 completed […]

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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 working on updating the form, but it may not happen until after the expiration date. On March 1, 2019, the USCIS proposed extending the current version of the Form I-9 […]

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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 accept this driver license as an identity document for purposes of the Form I-9? Yes. A driver license with the “Federal Limits Apply” notation indicates that the license does not […]

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