DHS and ICE Extend Flexible Form I-9 Rules to August 19 Due to COVID-19

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On July 18, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced another extension of the flexibilities in rules related to the Form I-9 for an additional 30 days to August 19, 2020, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, …

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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 …

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ICE Announces Another Extension of Flexible Form I-9 Rules Due to Coronavirus

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On June 16, 2020, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) – an agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – announced another extension of flexible rules for Form I-9 compliance that were granted earlier in 2020 due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to …

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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 – …

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ICE Announces Extension of Flexibility in Form I-9 Rules Due to Coronavirus

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On May 14, 2020, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) – an agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – announced an extension of the flexibilities in rules related to Form I-9 compliance that were granted earlier in 2020 due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) …

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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 …

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EMP Trust HR to Host Webinar on Form I-9 Compliance with USCIS Speaker

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On Thursday, May 7, 2020, EMP Trust HR – a leading provider of comprehensive Human Resource (HR) solutions for businesses of all sizes – will host a complimentary “USCIS Webinar on Form I-9 Compliance with Questions Answered” starting at 2:00 PM EST (11:00 AM PST) that will …

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Employers Must Use New Version of Form I-9 by May 1, 2020

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On January 31, 2020, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) – a government agency overseeing lawful immigration to the United States – published a new Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification with a version date of “10/21/2019.” Employers must use the new version of the Form I-9 …

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EMP Trust HR to Present Webinar on How to Onboard Workers Using Form I-9 Remote Solution During Coronavirus Outbreak

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn EMP Trust HR – a leading provider of easy to use employee onboarding software – is presenting a webinar titled “How To Onboard Remote Hires Using I-9 Remote Solution?” on Thursday, April 9, 2020, from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST (11:30 AM to 12:30 PM PST) …

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USCIS Releases New Version of Form I-9 for Employment Eligibility Verification

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On January 31, 2020, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) – an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that oversees lawful immigration to the United States – published a notice in the Federal Register that announced a new version of the Form I-9, …

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