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Form I-9

Tentative Nonconfirmations (Mismatches) | Article

E-Verify works by comparing the information employees provide for Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to DHS and SSA. 

E-Verify Case

Generally, if the information matches, the employee’s case receives an Employment Authorized result in E-Verify. If the information does not match, the case will receive a Tentative Nonconfirmation (Mismatch) result and the employer must give the employee an opportunity to take action to resolve the mismatch.

NEW! Emergencies and Unforeseen Circumstances Webpage | News Item

Are you an employer or employee who has been affected by an emergency or unforeseen circumstance, such as a natural disaster or national emergency?

Check out our new Emergencies and Unforeseen Circumstances webpage for guidance on Form I-9 and E-Verify if these circumstances arise. 

Countdown to Nov. 1 is ON! - Make Sure You’re Using the 08/01/2023 Form I-9 | News Item

Starting Nov. 1, you can only use Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, with the 08/01/2023 edition date. 

A revised Spanish edition of Form I-9 with an edition date of 08/01/2023 is available for use in Puerto Rico only and by other employers as a translation aid.  

Clarification: Certain TPS Beneficiaries Are Eligible for an Up to 540-day Extension of Their EADs. | News Item

Do you employ Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Beneficiaries? If so, they may be eligible for an up to 540-day extension of their EAD.

If an individual with TPS or a pending TPS application applies to renew their TPS Employment Authorization Document (EAD) on or before October 26, 2023, according to the relevant Federal Register notice relating to their TPS country designation, their TPS EAD is extended for up to 540-days from the date shown on their TPS EAD.

Form I-9 and E-Verify Guidance for Those Affected by the 2023 Hawaii Wildfire | News Item

All Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, requirements remain in effect for areas affected by the 2023 Hawaii wildfire. All employers must continue to complete and retain Form I-9 for all individuals they hire.

New Form I-9 Now Includes Alternative Procedure for E-Verify Employers to Remotely Examine Employee Documents | News Item

The new version of Form I‑9, Employment Eligibility Verification is now available for use. This version contains changes to the form and instructions, including shortening the Form I‑9 to one page and reducing the instructions to eight pages.

E-Verify and Form I-9 | Article

Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, is the key element of E-Verify’s web-based employment eligibility verification. E-Verify electronically compares information the employer enters from Form I-9 to records available to the Social Security Administration and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This verification confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States.

Although E-Verify uses information from Form I-9, there are some important differences between Form I-9 and E-Verify requirements.

DHS To End COVID-19 Temporary Policy for Expired List B Identity Documents | News Item

DHS is ending the COVID-19 Temporary Policy for List B Identity Documents. Beginning May 1, Employers will no longer be able to accept expired List B documents.

DHS Extends Form I-9 Requirement Flexibility (Effective Sept. 20, 2020) | News Item

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced an extension of the flexibility in complying with requirements related to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, due to COVID-19.  

This temporary guidance was set to expire November 19. Because of ongoing precautions related to COVID-19, DHS has extended this policy until December 31, 2020. 

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