The updated “Handbook for Employers, Instructions for Completing the Form I-9 (M-274)” has a new name. It is now called the “Handbook for Employers, Guidance for Completing the Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification Form)”. See the April 30, 2013 version.
April 23, 2013 - E-Verify users were invited to a teleconference about the E-Verify monitoring and compliance functions. See these Qs and As for more information about this function. April 11, 2013 - The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Verification and Documentation Liaison Committee met with the USCIS Verification Division in Washington, DC to discuss recent updates to E-Verify and Form I-9. See the notes. March 11, 2013 - USCIS held an open teleconference attended by more than 2,000 to discuss the features and use of the revised Form I-9. See the summary.
Did you know that you can use E-Verify on your mobile device? Log on to E-Verify on your iPads, iPhones, Android phones and tablets. E-Verify works for everyone.
The Employee Rights Toolkit videos are being shown at USCIS Application Support Centers (ASC) waiting rooms. Visitors to ASCs can learn about their rights in the employment eligibility verification process in English and Spanish. Download your copy here today, or add the link to your website!
USCIS announced that nationals of Honduras or Nicaragua with Temporary Protected Status now have their employment authorizations extended until January 5, 2014, even if they have not yet received a new employment authorization document. Read more.
President Barack Obama extended Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Liberians through September 30, 2014. However, to prevent interruptions in the employees’ work authorization, USCIS approved a six month extension for existing Employment Authorization Documents through September 30, 2013. Read more.
2012 came to a close but there is much to celebrate. E-Verify reached new heights with the development of Self Check and the expansion of Records and Information from DMVs for E-Verify (RIDE) which is now available in two states. Also, USCIS created the Employer Search Tool, E-Verify Listens, and added numerous Foreign Language Resources. See the Blog post for the 2012 recap.
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