New I-9 Form Issues

You may recall that the federal government previously indicated that certain forms of identification were no longer sufficient to establish a person’s eligibility to work in the United States. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officially announced that a new Form I-9 is now available. Several of the “List A” documents are no longer listed as acceptable proof of identity and eligibility. Employers should no longer use the following documents:

  • Certificate of U.S. Citizenship (Form N-560 or Form N-570)
  • Certificate of Naturalization (Form N-550 or N-570)
  • The Alien Registration Receipt Card (Form I0151)
  • The Reentry Permit (Form I-327); and
  • The Refugee Travel Document (Form I-571)

The new Form I-9 can be obtained at http://www.uscis.gov/I-9

A revised Handbook for Employers (M-274) with instructions for completing the Form I-9 can be downloaded at http://www.uscis.gov/files/nativedocuments/m-w74.pdf

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Original article by Robert E. Nuddleman, former associate of The Law Office of Phillip J. Griego.
 

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