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Friday, July 17, 2009

USCIS issues Guidance on Employmnet Eligibility Verification Form

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services(USCIS) has announced that the Employment Eligibility Verification Form 1-9(Rev. 02/02/09) currently on the USCIS web site will continue to be valid for use beyond June 30, 2009. USCIS has requested that the Office of Management and Budget(OMB) approve the continued use of the current version of Form I-9. While this request is pending, the Form I-9(Rev. 02/02/09) will not expire. USCIS will update Form I-9 when the extenstion is approved. Employers will be able to use either the Form I-9 with the new version date or the Form I-9 with the 02/02/09 revision date at the bottom of the form. For more information, visit