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Status of New Form I-9



Please be advised that the current version of the I-9 form is set to expire on March 31, 2016. However the Department of Homeland Security-- U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is still in the process of finalizing a new version of the form and has extended the deadline for the public to provide comments to their proposed changes to the Form I-9 until April 27, 2016. For a detailed summary of the proposed changes, please visit: https://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/uscis-seeks-comments-proposed-changes-form-i-9-0.

In the meantime, Employers must continue to use the current version of Form I-9 until the Office of Management and Budget approves the proposed version and USCIS posts it on I-9 Central. The new form will likely be issued later this Spring or early Summer. We will continue to keep you posted on the issuance of the new version of the form.

To view the proposed Form I-9 and instructions and submit a comment, go to https://www.regulations.gov/ and enter 1615-0047 in the search box. Open the docket folder to view the supporting documents, which include the proposed form and instructions. To submit a comment, include the agency name and the OMB Control Number 1615-0047 in your comment, then send the comment to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You may also submit comments via fax at (202) 395-5806 (This is not a toll-free number).

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