Reminder: New I-9 Form Required Starting November 1
Remote document verification authorized if you use e-verify
Effective November 1, 2023, employers must use the updated I-9 form that was issued by USCIS in August. You can access the new form here: https://www.uscis.gov/i-9
As previously reported, the COVID-era rule allowing remote document verification has expired.
NEWS FLASH - USCIS TO ALLOW REMOTELY VERIFIED I-9's IF EMPLOYER USES E-VERIFY AND FOLLOWS PROCEDURES
REMOTE RE-VERIFICATION ALSO ALLOWED FOR COVID-ERA "CATCH UP" VERIFICATIONS IF THE EMPLOYER USED E-VERIFY AT THE TIME OF ORIGINAL REMOTE DOCUMENT VERIFICATION
In my last post I alerted readers to the potential for USCIS to allow remote verification of I-9 documentation to continue after expiration of the COVID
Remote I-9's Ending - What Staffing Firms Need to Know
For the last 40 months or so, staffing firms have had the luxury of completing I-9 forms without the usual "in-person" examination of the employee's documentation demonstrating authorization to work in the US. With the national COVID-19 emergency behind us, that is ending. Last October, U.