A Step-by-Step Guide to Completing Form I-9 for Remote Workers

Introduction:  As an employer in the United States, it is crucial to ensure that your employees are legally authorized to work in the country. Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, is an essential document that helps employers verify their employees’ identity and eligibility to work. This blog will guide you through the step-by-step process of filling […]

New Updated Form I-9: What Employers Need to Know

USCIS Notice: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) published formal notice of a new simplified, streamlined, and shortened Form I-9 effective August 1, 2023.   While employers may continue to use the current version through October 31, 2023, fines will be levied if the new Form is not used (for both new hires and re-verifications) […]

Form I-9 Video Verification: Keeping up with the New Form I-9

Introduction:  In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the integration of HR technology has brought about significant transformations in various areas of human resources management.   One such area that has experienced a profound change is the Form I-9 inspection process. In this blog article, we will explore how virtual Form I-9 inspections have revolutionized how […]

Understanding the E-Verify System: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction:  In today’s digital era, organizations across the United States are increasingly using electronic employment verification systems to ensure the lawful employment of their workforce. One of the most widely adopted systems is E-Verify.   In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the details of the E-Verify system, exploring its purpose, benefits, limitations, and […]

The Updated Form I-9: What Employers should know?

USCIS updates to Form I-9: By November 1st,2023, employers must use the revised version of the Employment Eligibility Form/Form I-9.    On July 21, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a new, simplified, and condensed Form I-9 that companies could access after August 1, 2023.    Through October 31, 2023, employers may still utilize […]

USCIS To Release New Form I-9

On August 1, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will release an updated Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. One of the improvements is a checkbox for employers using E-Verify to indicate remote examination of documents under a DHS-authorized alternative procedure.    The Federal Register document allows some employers to examine Form I-9 documents remotely […]

DHS Removes Flexibility From Form I-9 Requirements

COVID-19 Flexibilities. According to the flexibility notice released on March 20, 2020, DHS assessed certain COVID-19-related Form I-9 completion processes as they pertain to the physical inspection of Form I-9 paperwork on a case-by-case basis. Therefore, effective as of April 1, 2021, only those employees who physically report to work at the company’s location according […]