Category: Form I-9

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

Remote Form I-9 Document Verification Rulemaking, Comments

When COVID-19 hit in early 2020, so did a change in how employers could verify Form I-9 documents. While the Form I-9 remote document verification…

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Posted in Form I-9

Employers May Need to Update Forms I-9 as COVID-19 Era Policy Ends

As a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) COVID-19-era Form I-9 policy ends, employers need to make sure they have updated their relevant Forms I-9…

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Posted in Form I-9

Steps to Take When Audit Reveals Errors in Completed Forms I-9

I am planning to audit our completed Forms I-9. What do I do if I find errors? Good for you! It is a best practice…

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Posted in Form I-9

Form I-9 Document Inspection Flexibility Extended into 2022

When hiring new employees, employers are required by federal law to use the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification to verify employment eligibility — and to physically examine…

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Posted in Form I-9

Answers to Common Questions about Completing Form I-9

As employers are again hiring, a number of questions have arisen concerning the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification Form. The following questions and answers may…

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Posted in Form I-9 Hiring

What to Do When Employee’s I-9 Work Authorization Document Expired

Can an employee work beyond the expiration date of a work authorization document? The answer to the question depends on whether the right to work…

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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…