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E-Verify users: Check bookmarks for log-in access before June 25

If you use the E-Verify electronic system to check the work eligibility of new hires, pay attention to an upcoming change: Effective June 25, the E-Verify account log-in page will only be accessible through everify.uscis.gov.


The change of the calendar to 2017 carries with it a new paperwork duty for all employers—trash your old version of the I-9 (the Employment Eligibility Verification form) and start using the new version.

What to do about lost or missing I-9 docs

The Department of Homeland Security recently revamped the I-9 form employers are required to fill out for every new worker they hire. At the same time, it revoked pandemic-era flexibility that previously allowed employers to remotely review identity and work-eligibility documents when hiring teleworkers and replaced it with a far more limited process.

DHS announces new I-9 form, new verification procedures for E-Verify users

The Department of Homeland Security has announced the imminent release of a new version of the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form, which employers should begin using on Aug. 1, 2023.

Ensure college recruiting materials don’t illegally exclude foreign applicants

If you recruit college students, make sure your recruiting materials don’t imply you won’t consider hiring noncitizens such as those holding temporary visas. Otherwise, you can expect an enterprising student to file a potentially costly claim with the U.S. Department of Justice.

Develop plan to review I-9 docs this summer

Before heading out for the July 4 holiday weekend, add to your to-do list reviewing all the I-9 documents your remote employees presented in the last three years. By Aug. 30, you must physically inspect all I-9 documents you didn’t examine after March 20, 2020.

Compliance perspectives for employers in the food manufacturing industry

The food manufacturing industry performs an essential function—making sure the country’s population has access to safe and plentiful food at all times. Much like mail delivery, neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night should prevent the stocking of grocery shelves.

Post-pandemic remote inspection of I-9 documents set to end July 31

On May 4, the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced an end to pandemic-era rules that allow employers to remotely inspect new hires’ I-9 documents. The flexible rules will expire on July 31. Employers will then have another 30 days to reach full compliance with I-9 documentation requirements.

Warn supervisors against screening applicants by national origin

This seems obvious, but apparently it needs restating: Managers and supervisors should never consider where an applicant was born when making hiring decisions. Two recent cases illustrate the peril.

What HR pros need to know about immigration and I-9s

As an HR professional, you’ve been deputized to enforce the nation’s immigration laws.