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New Form I-9

By |2020-02-18T14:26:15+00:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Government Agency Actions - USCIS, ICE, etc., Immigration Compliance|Tags: , , , |

On Jan. 31, 2020, USCIS published the Form I-9 Federal Register notice announcing a new version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. This new version contains minor changes to the form and its instructions. Employers should begin using this updated form as of Jan. 31, 2020. Employers may continue using the prior version of the form (Rev. 07/17/2017 N) until April 30, 2020. After that date, they can only use the new form with the 10/21/2019 version date. The version date is located in the lower left corner of the form. The major changes are to the form's instructions, which include: 1. Clarified who can act as an authorized representative on behalf of an employer 2. Updated USCIS website addresses 3. Provided clarifications on acceptable documents for Form I-9 4. Updated the process for requesting paper Forms I-9 5. Updated the DHS Privacy Notice

ICE Investigates 1000 Companies

By |2011-06-23T15:51:16+00:00June 23rd, 2011|Categories: Government Agency Actions - USCIS, ICE, etc., Immigration Compliance|Tags: , , , , , |

Last week, ICE issued 1000 subpoenas directed at companies throughout the US. The ICE investigation is focused on I-9 compliance and unauthorized employment. For questions about HLG's compliance practice, contact Sherry Neal at sln@hammondlawgroup.com

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