Tag Archives: I-9

The Infosys settlement: 34 million reasons for employers to take heed

Ok, it’s the end of the year, time is short so let’s just discuss a few reasons to take heed of the much publicized investigation of the IT consulting firm Infosys Corporation (Infosys).  Recently, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it had reached a settlement with the firm which included a record payment of … Continue Reading

Government Shutdown: What to Expect in US Immigration Processing

With the failure of the US Congress passing a continuing resolution to fund the federal government before the beginning of the fiscal year (October 1, 2013), a shutdown of the federal government has commenced.  What does this mean for processing immigration benefits and consular services? While “essential” services like the Border Patrol or Customs and … Continue Reading

USCIS releases new version of Form I-9. Clarity can be time consuming.

On March 8, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published the long-awaited new version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. The form, expanded from 1 to 2 pages, is available for immediate use by employers.   Employers have a 60 day grace period and may continue to use previously accepted versions, (Rev.02/02/09)N and (Rev. … Continue Reading

I-9 Form Still Good After Expiration Date; Upcoming Changes Could Be Substance Over Form

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently published a notice that employers should continue using the current version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, beyond the form’s expiration date of August 31, 2012 until it publishes a final revised Form I-9.  The form instructions state that the agency also accepts the prior version of the … Continue Reading