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DHS Provides Employers with Some I-9 Flexibility

By way of background, under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, employers are required to complete a Form I-9 for each newly hired employee. The purpose of the Form I-9 is to verify the identity of each new employee and ensure that the new employee is authorized to work in the United States. The Form I-9 contains a list of acceptable documents for establishing an employee’s identity and authorization to work. (more…)

ICE Pledges a 400% Increase in Worksite Enforcement

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Employers should brace themselves as it begins to look like Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) will be targeting them more and more in their neverending quest to ferret out undocumented workers. (more…)

Alert: New Form I-9 is Now Available

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Yesterday, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) released yet another updated version of the Form I-9. While employers are encouraged to start using the new Form I-9, employers are permitted to continue to use the Form I-9 with a revision date of 11/14/16 until September 17.  As of September 18, 2017, however, employers are required to use the latest version of the Form I-9, dated 07/17/17 N. (more…)

Alert: USCIS to Release New Form I-9

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Just as employers were becoming used to the new Form I-9 released in January of this year, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services announced that it will be releasing yet another updated version of the Form I-9 on July 17. (more…)

Alert: New Form I-9 Becomes Mandatory After January 21

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Maria del Carmen Ramos

After January 21, 2017, employers are required to use the latest version of the Form I-9, dated 11/14/2016 N. (more…)