Time to Dust Off Your New Hire Packet: New Forms I-9 are Here

On March 8, 2013, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") released a new Form I-9, which is used to verify employment eligibility. The new Form I-9 "(Rev. 03/08/13) N" is available here for immediate use. It has been over three and a half years since USCIS...

Steptoe & Johnson: Two Important HR Compliance Changes of Note: I-9 & FMLA

by Ann Kontner Busy HR Managers should be aware that there have been two recent compliance changes that require their immediate attention. These are a change in the Form I-9 and the Family and Medical Leave Act. New Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification Form) Issued On March 8, 2013...

Do You Have Your I-9 Ducks in a Row?

by Annemarie Cleary Starting May 7, 2013, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will accept only the new version of the I-9 employment eligibility verification form. You may recall that on March 7, 2013, the USCIS announced that employers should begin using the new version of the I-9 form...

Tips to Prepare Your Company for an ICE I-9 Audit

by Jessica T. Cook The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) continues to issue Form I-9 Notices of Inspection to businesses across the nation. In fiscal year 2012, ICE served 3,004 Notices of Inspection to businesses, totaling over $12 million in...