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Revised Form I-9 Required as of
November 1, 2023
The new Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, originally released on August 1, 2023, is now mandatory for all new hires, effective November 1, 2023. The enactment of the new form contained a grace period, during which employers could continue to use the new form or the old form, dated 10/21/2019, until October 31, 2023.
Some highlights of the new Form I-9 are as follows:
The new Form I-9 reduces Sections 1 and 2 to one page.
The new Form I-9 includes a checkbox that allows employers enrolled in E-Verify to indicate that they have examined the employee’s identity and employment authorization documents remotely.
The lists of Acceptable Documents has been revised to include acceptable receipts in addition to physical documents. The updated Form I-9 also provides guidance and links to information on automatic extensions of employment authorization documentation.
The revised Form I-9, with an edition date of 08/01/23, is available on the USCIS website (www.uscis.gov). To ensure compliance with revised Form I-9, should familiarize themselves with the updated instructions and requirements also found on the website.