United States: Current I-9 Form Will Remain In Use After Expiration Date

Employers should continue to use the March 8, 2013 version of Form I-9 beyond its official expiration date of March 31, 2016, USCIS has announced. This edition remains in effect while USCIS works on a forthcoming revision of the employment eligibility verification form.

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The current version of the I-9 employment eligibility verification form will remain in use beyond its March 31, 2016 expiration date, USCIS has announced . Employers should continue to use this form-which bears an edition date of March 8, 2013-until further notice.

USCIS is working on a proposed "smart" PDF version of Form I-9, with drop-down menus and detailed instructions embedded in hover text. The agency is seeking public comment on the proposed revisions through April 27, 2016. The revised form will not take effect until it clears the federal approval process, which can take several months.

Fragomen is closely monitoring the proposed revisions to Form I-9 and will provide further updates as developments occur. If you have any questions about the employment eligibility verification process, please contact your designated professional at Fragomen Worldwide.

This alert is for informational purposes only.


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