The U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) division of the Department of Homeland Security released four video vignettes for employees and employers about Form I-9, the Employment Eligibility Verification Form. One video discusses the rights and responsibilities of employees while the other three walk employees and employers through the process of completing each of the three parts of the form. Each vignette walks the viewer through the key steps in four minutes of less.
The video on section 1 of Form I-9 describes the section of the form that must be completed by the employee. It explains each data field, highlights the new optional phone number and email address fields, and demonstrates the process for completing the new foreign passport and country of issuance data fields. USCIS suggests that employers make this video available to new employees.
The videos for employers, which cover section 2 and section 3 of the form, illustrate important deadlines and instructions, explains employers’ responsibilities, and includes important reminders. Also provided is information on the reverification and rehiring part of the form, often the most confusing part for employers.
For more information on completing Form I-9, employers may visit I-9 Central or view the Handbook for Employers: Guidance for Completing Form I-9 (M-274). For additional information on Form I-9 and other immigration-related matters for employers, visit the Labor and HR Topical Resources section of the AGC website. The primary category is “Other Legal Issues” and the secondary category is “Immigration and Employment Eligibility.”