Use of I-9 Information Before SCOTUS

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) heard oral arguments this week on a case coming out of Kansas relating the use of information taken from the I-9 Form. Kansas v Garcia involves three restaurant workers who were charged by the state of Kansas with identity theft based on fraudulent information included in state…

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Using Expired I-9 Forms

On the surface, it might not seem like good advice to use a government form that’s expired, but in the absence of an updated one, that is exactly what we recommend. Although the current Employment Eligibility Form, or the-9 form as it is customarily known, specifically states that it expired on August 31 of this…

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New I-9 Form Released

Early this week, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a new version of the I-9 Form, Employment Eligibility Verification. The new form incorporates the 5 specific changes to the form, each of which is detailed on the USCIS website. The new form was effective and available for use immediately upon its July…

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New I-9 Form Effective Tomorrow

The new Employment Eligibility Verification form, more commonly known as the I-9 Form and adopted by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) last year becomes effective tomorrow, January 21. For the past several months, the USCIS was allowing the continued use of the older expired form (with an expiration date listed of 3/31/16)…

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OMB Approves Revised I-9

The federal Office of Management & Budget (OMB) has approved a revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification and it now is incumbent upon the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to publish a revised form with instructions by November 22, 2016.  In the meantime, employers should continue using the current version of the Form…

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