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Attention U.S. Employers: New Form I-9 Available, Must Be Used After April 30

February 12, 2020

On January 31, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a new version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, which has a 10/21/2019 version date (located in the lower left corner of the form).

Employers may begin using the updated Form I-9 now. After April 30, 2020, employers must use the updated Form I-9.

USCIS made the following changes to the form and its instructions:

Form – no substantive changes:

Form Instructions:

Form I-9 is used by U.S. employers to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States, including both citizens and non-citizens. It is critical that employers prepare and retain the latest version of Form I-9 during the verification process.

Please contact the immigration team at Miller Canfield if you have any questions about I-9 compliance.