DON’T FORGET: As of January 22, 2017, employers are required to use the “new version” of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. The form is dated November 14, 2016.
If you don’t remember, changes in the new version, Section 1 asks for “other last names used” rather than “other names used,” and streamlines certification for certain foreign nationals.
Other changes include:
The instructions have been separated from the form, in line with other USCIS forms, and include specific instructions for completing each field.
It is also claimed that the revised Form I-9 is easier to complete on a computer. Enhancements include drop-down lists and calendars for filling in dates, on-screen instructions for each field, easy access to the full instructions, and an option to clear the form and start over. When you print the completed form, a quick response (QR) code is automatically generated, which can be read by most QR readers.
A link to the new form is available here: https://www.uscis.gov/i-9
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