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Form I-9: New Version Available (start using by 11/1/23)

The new version of Form I-9 was released by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Aug. 1. Employers can use the previous version of the form through Oct. 31, 2023. After that, all employers must use the revised Form I-9. The new form is scheduled to expire July 31, 2026.
New Form I-9 Available Now
SHRM | Aug 2023

What Employers Should Know About the Updated Form I-9
SHRM | Jul 2023

FAQs Regarding Updates to Form I-9, End of COVID-19 Flexibilities, and Virtual Document Verification for E-Verify Employers
SHRM | Aug 2023

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DHS also reduced the length of the Form I-9 Instructions from 15 pages to eight pages and streamlined the steps each actor takes to complete their section of the form, among other changes.
All Employers Must Soon Use New I-9 Form
Fisher Phillips | Jul 2023

Reduced the size of the Form from two pages to one. Sections 1 and 2 of the Form are now both on the front page while the Preparer/Translator Certification and Reverification sections are now on separate, standalone supplements. No fields from the previous Form were removed. Rather, multiple fields were merged into fewer fields when possible.
DHS Announces New I-9 Form and New Limited Remote I-9 Verification
Schwabe | Jul 2023

Other notable changes to the Form I-9 include a revised List of Acceptable Documents page, including new acceptable receipts; moving Section 1 (Preparer/Translator Certification) and Section 3 (Reverification and Rehire) to stand-alone supplements; and including a checkbox for E-Verify employers to indicate they examined the documentation remotely under the new DHS-authorized procedure (described below), rather than by physical examination.
DHS Updates Form I-9 and Announces Flexible Alternatives to the Employment Eligibility Verification Process for E-Verify Participants
Kramer | Jul 2023

Notably, the revised Form I-9 condenses Sections 1 and 2 to a single-sided sheet and is designed to be a fillable form on tablets and mobile devices.
DHS Announces New Form I-9 and Remote Inspection Option Designed to Modernize I-9 Process for Employers
Bowditch | Jul 2023


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