The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has issued a new form I-9 for all employers. Companies may begin using the new form now, but must begin using the new form by September 18, 2017. All collection and retention rules for existing I-9 forms remain in effect. A few changes were made to the list of acceptable documents in List C, and a few form instructions were revised.
In a previous blog post I discussed that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a new I-9 form for use after May 7, 2013. A client recently discovered that it had been using the old version of the I-9 form, and asked for my advice on how to correct it. After research and discussion with the USCIS, the answer is pretty simple. If you find yourself in the same position, complete a new,