July 13, 2017

New I-9 form will be issued on July 17. Previous form must be discontinued after September 17.

The USCIS just announced that it will release a new Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, on July 17. According to the USCIS, “Employers will be able to 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.”

All businesses need to keep up with I-9 rules. Information about these rules can be found at:

https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central

For legal advice about a specific I-9 or employment eligibility verification issues that come up in your business, contact us at 214-472-2161 or complete a consultation request.