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Immigration

What’s the right way to complete Form I-9?

08/27/2013
Question: How can the company fulfill the I-9 requirement to physically review new hires’ documents when employees work remotely? Can we have a notary review the documents, notarize a copy of them and send that copy to our main office?

Employee verification: Your line-by-line guide to I-9 changes

05/06/2013
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recently released the long-awaited revisions to Form I-9, which employers had to begin using by May 7, 2013.

How do we fix I-9 mistakes of previous employer?

05/06/2013
Q. How do I make corrections to a Form I-9, especially when too many documents are indicated on the form? A previous employer completed the forms. Also, is there guidance on how to do I-9 self-audits? 

Feds issue new I-9 form; start using it by May 7

03/29/2013
After more than a year of discussion, that old stalwart of HR paperwork—the I-9 form—finally got its much-anticipated face-lift. On March 8, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a new version of the Employment Eligibility Verification form.

THE NEW I-9 FORM

03/08/2013
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.

Arizona immigration law struck down: What it means

08/06/2012
The U.S. Supreme Court overturned many of the provisions in a controversial 2010 Arizona immigration law. The impact, according to the Foley Lardner law firm, could be a chilling effect on state immigration laws.

What’s the timetable for reverifying I-9s?

07/13/2012
Q. When should we reverify employees’ work eligibility on the Form I-9 they signed when they were hired?

HR law: All eyes on the Supreme Court

06/26/2012
The center of the HR universe is in Washington, D.C., this week, as the U.S. Supreme Court issues a key decision affecting hiring of undocumented workers and announces it will hear an important case concerning supervisor harassment in its next term. Oh yeah, and then there’s that health care reform case, which should be decided Thursday.

Feds consider revisions to I-9 verification form

06/07/2012
That infamous I-9 employment verification form you must complete for each new employee may be going through some changes soon. The USCIS recently published a draft of revisions to the I-9 form and requested public comment on the proposed changes.

New guidance: Are you ready for an I-9 audit

05/12/2012
Are your I-9s in order? More and more employers are finding themselves under scrutiny from inspectors from the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Employers now have a new tool to help them stay on the right side of the law.