USCIS updates Form I-9 handbook

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated M-274, Handbook for Employers: Guidance for Completing Form I-9. The Handbook for Employers provides employers with detailed guidance for completing Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. This version dated Jan. 22, 2017, replaces the previous version. It reflects revisions to Form I-9, which was revised on Nov. 14, 2016. Review the updated Handbook for Employers or see the Table of Changes, which was also updated.

The Handbook for Employers:

• Details how to properly complete the revised Form I-9
• Captures policy and regulatory changes since 2013
• Is written in plain language, so that it is easier to understand
• Includes a streamlined questions and answers section
• Features updated tables, new figures, and more current sample documents
• Explains guidance regarding automatic extensions for certain Employment Authorization Documents. (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Communication, February 28, 2017; https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/m-274.pdf; https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/USCIS/Verification/E-Verify/E-Verify_Native_Documents/E-Verify%20Manuals%20and%20Guides/M-274TableofChanges.pdf.)

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