USCIS Releases new Version of Form I-9: What Employers Need to Know
What to know:
The form is available for use now, but employers may continue using the previous version until April 30, 2020. Employers who fail to use the new Form I-9 after April 30 can be subject to penalties, enforced by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Employers should not complete new Form I-9 for employees who already have an I-9 on file, unless they need to be re-verified.
In this new version of the Form I-9, USCIS has made several changes, including clarifying who can act as an authorized representative on behalf of an employer (and the effect of designating an authorized representative), as well as providing clarifications on acceptable documents for Form I-9.
We will be covering these updates in our new I-9 webinar, which can be found HERE.
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