News & Events

Required Use Of New I-9 Form Starting 1-22-17

In late 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (US CIS) released a newly revised Employment Eligibility Verification form, commonly referred to as the I-9 form, with a date of 11/14/2016 in the bottom left corner. Employers are required to use only this new version of the I-9 form starting January 22, 2017. To download a copy of the new version of the I-9 form click here.  Employers who fail to use the new version I-9 form will be subject to penalties as enforced by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Justice. To help ensure that the correct version of the I-9 form is used, blank copies of the prior version of the I-9 form should be discarded.

On and after January 22, 2017, use of the new version of the I-9 form is required for new hires, re-hires and re-verifications of current employees. Employers should not ask current employees who have a properly completed I-9 form on file to complete the new version of the I-9 form.

If you have questions regarding your I-9 form obligations, please contact Jeffrey M. Embleton, Amy L. KullikJames A. Budzik or Ann E. Knuth in our Labor and Employment Group.


The information contained on this web site and any linked resource is intended to provide general information and does not constitute legal advice. The content is not guaranteed to be correct, complete, or up-to-date. This web site is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship between you and Mansour Gavin LPA or any of its associates, and you should not act or rely on any information in this web site without seeking the advice of an attorney.