Recently, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) cracked down on multiple employers and arrested over 21 undocumented workers. Such action sends a strong reminder to U.S. businesses regarding hiring and employing an illegal workforce. ICE announced their enforcement about the law, and that if employers are found to be breaking the law, they will receive appropriate consequences.
The newest I-9 form has been released! Employers have been patiently waiting for the new form since its expiration date in March, and it is now available. Employers can continue using the current version of the Form I-9 (revision date of March 8, 2013) until January 21, 2017. After this date, all previous versions of the I-9 will be invalid. The new Form I-9 expires on August 31, 2019.