Employers Required to Use New Form I-9 Beginning on May 7
March 8, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a
revised Form I-9, the Employment Eligibility Verification form. The new form,
which expires on March 31, 2016, is available for immediate use by employers;
however, employers who need time to make changes to their current business
processes to incorporate the use of the new form may continue to use other
previously accepted versions of the form until May 7, 2013. After May 7, all
employers must use the revised Form I-9 for each new employee hired in the
revised Form I-9 has several new features, including new fields and a new
format designed to reduce errors. The instructions to the form also more
clearly describe the information employees and employers must provide in each
and Spanish versions of the new form are available online at www.uscis.gov.
For more information on
Form I-9 and immigration compliance for employers, visit AGC’s Labor and HR Topical Resources webpage or www.USCIS.gov/I-9central.
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