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USCIS Announces Date of Transition to New Form I-9

USCIS has announced that employers must use the new Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 no later than December 26, 2007.  On November 7, 2002, USCIS announced the availability of the revised form, which has a revision date of June 5, 2007.  Employers must complete the Form I-9 for all new hires.  Employers that fail to READ MORE

USDHS Launches New Online Employment Verification System

The US Department of Homeland Security (USDHS) upgraded E-Verify (formerly Basic Pilot), its internet-based system that helps employers screen for illegal workers while hiring.  According to the website Government Executive.com, approximately 23,000 employers nationwide participate in E-Verify, a voluntary employment eligibility verification program. Through the program, employers can check the immigration status of newly hired workers by matching READ MORE