U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. On July 17, 2017 USCIS released a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Instructions for how to download Form I-9 are available on the Form I-9 page. Employers can use this revised version or continue using Form I-9 with a revision date of 11/14/16 N through Sept. 17. On Sept. 18, employers MUST use the revised form with a revision date of 07/17/17 N. Employers must continue following existing storage and retention rules for any previously completed Form I-9.
Revisions related to the List of Acceptable Documents on Form I-9:
Are you using the new Form I-9, updated July 2017?
USCIS included these changes in the revised Handbook for Employers: Guidance for Completing Form I-9 (M-274), which is also easier for users to navigate.
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