Yes, once again, we are anticipating some serious changes to I-9 Compliance in 2016. The updates are expected to occur when the current form expires at the end of March 2016.
USCIS published a notice in the Federal Register on Nov. 24, 2015, to inform the public of proposed changes to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. The public may provide comments on the proposed changes for 60 days, until Jan. 25, 2016.
Many of the proposed changes to Form I-9 are intended to help reduce technical errors and help customers complete the form on their computer after they have downloaded it from uscis.gov. For instance, the form:
Other proposed changes include:
Employers must continue to use the current version of Form I-9 until the Office of Management and Budget approves the proposed version. HelpDesk and Audit-Secure Assistant Members will also be notified of the update and the form will be posted on BeAuditSecure.com.
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