The USCIS announced on November 24, 2015 there will be a notice in the Federal Register of proposed changes to the Form I-9. The Federal Register will allow a 60-day public commenting period. During this time, employers can voice their opinion about the proposed changes. Some of the proposed changes can be found below:
If you have hired someone after November 6, 1986, there is a pretty good chance that you have heard of the Form I-9. This form is required by USCIS for all employers to ensure employees are eligible to work in the United States. An online program called E-Verify is a Federal database that is also often used in conjunction with Form I-9 for confirming work eligibility of employees. Accurate Background recently hosted an “I-9 Best Practices” webinar with Montserrat Miller of Arnall, Golden, Gregory. Over 300 employers attended and the FAQ’s below are real questions that employers have asked and will be helpful for all employers during their hiring process.
We recently hosted a free webinar I-9 webinar with Compliance expert, Montserrat Miller. Missed it? Don't worry, we are providing a recording of the webinar for free!
Our upcoming free webinar with Montserrat Miller of Arnall Golden Gregory has been approved for one hour of HRCI credit. Ms. Miller is an attorney and respected thought leader in background screening compliance and I-9 and E-Verify matters.
The possibility of impending funding gaps will mean furloughs for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the respective shutdown of the E-Verify system, effective Friday, February 27, 2015 at midnight.
HR professionals can take advantage of free E-Verify and I-9 webinars presented by the USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services). The webinars will be running throughout the month of January and will cover important aspects of E-Verify and the I-9 Form as well as best practices.