Employers should now use the revised Form I-9 for employee verification
Are you using the correct version of the I-9 Form to verify that your new employees are eligible for employment? Employers must now use only the revised July 17, 2017 version of Form I-9 for employment eligibility verification for new hires.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) made a few revisions on the July 17, 2017 version of the I-9 Form. Employers can now accept an individual's Consular Report of Birth Abroad (Form FS-240) as an acceptable document for employment authorization under List C. The instructions for the new form also reflect the name change for the office that enforces anti-discrimination provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The office is now called the Immigrant and Employee Rights Section, which replaces the previous Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices.
The current I-9 Form is available here. USCIS provides helpful resources to assist employers with completing the I-9 Form are here.
Tags: Form I-9, employment verification
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