July 17, 2017 --- USCIS released revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification

Jul 24, 2017 | Uncategorized

July 17, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification

On July 17, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.  The new edition will become mandatory on September 18, 2017.  The current version, dated November 14, 2016, may be used through September 17, 2017.  On the new Form I-9, USCIS added the Consular Report of Birth Abroad (Form FS-240) as an acceptable List C document.  Employers can accept this new Form FS-240 as a List C document immediately.

In addition, USCIS re-numbered all List C documents except the Social Security card. USCIS has included the form updates in a revised Handbook for Employers: Guidance for Completing Form I-9 (M-274).  A link is provided as follows:

https://www.uscis.gov/i-9