WASHINGTON – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today announced an extension of the flexibilities in rules related to Form I-9 compliance that was granted earlier this year. On March 19, 2020, due to precautions implemented by employers and employees associated with COVID-19, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it would exercise prosecutorial discretion to defer the physical presence requirements associated with the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) under section 274A of the Immigration and Nationality Act. This provision, as explained in the guidance below, was implemented for 60 days and was set to expire May 19. [...]
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I know a lot of you have been doing the best you can with onboarding during this time with the limited resources that you have. As I discussed with you in March, USCIS issued some rules about how to remotely verify Section 2 documents during stay-at-home orders. See that post here. In today's update, I wanted to go over three recent publications that also affect your day-to-day operations. Please carefully review this information with the official updates and how-tos from USCIS. But first, read on for a quick overview! Expired List B Documents List B documents are documents that establish identity. The [...]
On Friday, March 20, 2020, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued temporary guidance allowing for flexibility in I-9 document verification. Please carefully read the official press release here. "Employers with employees taking physical proximity precautions due to COVID-19 will not be required to review the employee’s identity and employment authorization documents in the employee’s physical presence." This means that you have the option to review copies of Section 2 documents or you may review them over video. The 3-day rule still applies. Once normal operations resume, you must review the documents in person, in their original form, within 3 days, just like the good [...]