03/08/13 – WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today published a revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 for use. All employers are required to complete a Form I-9 for each employee hired in the United States.
Improvements to Form I-9 include new fields, reformatting to reduce errors, and clearer instructions to both employees and employers. The Department of Homeland Security has published a Notice in the Federal Register informing employers of the new Form I-9.
- Employers should begin using the newly revised Form I-9 (Rev. 03/08/13)N for all new hires and reverifications.
- Employers may continue to use previously accepted revisions (Rev.02/02/09)N and (Rev. 08/07/09) Y until May 7, 2013.
- After May 7, 2013, employers must only use Form I-9 (Rev. 03/08/13)N.
To read the rest of this notice from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, CLICK HERE.
To access the new, user friendly Form I-9, go to http://www.uscis.gov/wp-content/uploads/form/i-9.pdf.