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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USCIS Issues Guidance for Form I-9 and E-Verify during Hurricane Season

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn In September of 2019, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) – an agency of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – issued “Form I-9 and E-Verify Guidance during Hurricane Season” to remind employers that all Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification requirements remain in effect for areas …

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USCIS Informs Employers to Continue Using Form I-9 that Expires on August 31 Until New Edition Released

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn (Updated August 27, 2019) The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) – an agency of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – has informed employers in the United States to continue using the “Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification” released on July 17, 2017, despite the expiration date …

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ICE Executes Search Warrants at Agricultural Processing Plants in Mississippi and Detains 680 Workers

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On August 7, 2019, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) – the federal agency enforcing laws governing American border control – announced that ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) executed multiple federal criminal search warrants at seven agricultural processing plants in Mississippi as part of an ongoing …

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USCIS Invites Public Comment for Proposed Form I-9 Extension Until April 30

  Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) – the government agency overseeing lawful immigration to the United States – has published a Federal Register notice in order to invite public comments on the proposed extension of the ‘Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification’ before the document expires on …

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