Reminder:  New and revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 (only) must be used as of tomorrow.  You may obtain the new Form I-9 and List of Acceptable Documents is available on USCIS’ website in Enslish and in Spanish.  (Remember that the Spanish version of the Form may only be executed by employer’s in Puerto Rico.)

Beginning May 7, 2013, employers must use the new version of the Form (only) for all new hires and for re-verifying current employees with expiring employment authorization documentation.

All U.S. employers are required to complete a Form I-9 for every employee hired in order to verify that the individual is authorized for employment in the United States under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). 

USCIS has also updated its Handbook for Employers, Instructions for Completing Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification Form) (Form M-274), it’s companion instruction booklet for the I-9 process.