The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is offering six additional free educational Form I-9 webinars that highlight the new features of the revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 (Rev. 03/08/13) N that all employers must begin using by May 7, 2013. The new Form I-9 is available for immediate use by employers to comply with their employment eligibility verification responsibilities at http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdf.
The free webinars hosted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will help inform employers of revisions to the Form I-9 that highlight the new features of the form, including the new fields and format. Participants will receive an overview of the Form I-9 process, including step by step instructions on how to complete, retain, and store the Form I-9 as well as use of the E-Verify system. The Form I-9 webinar schedule is below:
- Tuesday, April 23 at 9:00 AM EDT
- Wednesday, April 24 at 1:00 PM EDT
- Thursday, April 25 at 2:00 PM EDT
- Friday, April 26 at 1:00 PM EDT
- Monday, April 29 at 1:00 PM EDT
- Tuesday, April 30 at 2:00 PM EDT
No pre-registration is required. To attend a webinar, visit the schedule of Form I-9 webinars available at http://www.uscis.gov/USCIS/Verification/E-Verify/E-Verify_Native_Documents/Form%20I-9%20Webinar%20Flyer.pdf.
On March 8, 2013, the USCIS published a new Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification (Rev. 03/08/13) N for employers to use immediately for all new hires and re-verifications. Since the USCIS recognized employers may need additional time to allow for use of the new form, employers may continue to use previously accepted revisions (Rev.02/02/09) N and (Rev. 08/07/09) Y for a 60-day period until May 7, 2013. For additional information about the Form I-9 process, visit the I-9 Central Home on the USCIS website at http://www.uscis.gov/I-9Central.
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