USCIS: Employers Should Continue Using Form I-9 After Expiration Date

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) – a government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States – has announced that employers should continue using the current “Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9)” after its expiration date of October 31, 2022, until further notice. The USCIS…

USCIS Announces New Mission Statement

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On February 9, 2022, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) – a government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States – announced the agency’s new mission statement: “USCIS upholds America’s promise as a nation of welcome and possibility with fairness, integrity, and respect for all…

USCIS Releases Form I-9 Examples Related to Temporary COVID-19 Policies

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) – an agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) overseeing lawful immigration to the United States – has released examples showing employers how to notate the Form I-9 when remotely inspecting employment authorization and identity documents due to…

USCIS Offices Preparing to Reopen on June 4 from Closure Due to Coronavirus

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) – which oversees lawful immigration to the United States and temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs) on March 18, 2020, to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic –…

USCIS Releases Revised Handbook for Employers Completing New Form I-9

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) – which oversees lawful immigration to the United States – has released a revised ‘M-274, Handbook for Employers: Guidance for Completing Form I-9’ with expanded information on properly completing the new ‘Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.’ The revisions include updates…