The wait is over! U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued an updated M-274, Handbook for Employers which provides guidance on completion of the Form I-9 and an overview of unlawful discrimination and penalties related to completion of the Form I-9.
New sections include guidance on (i) automatic extensions of employment authorization documents (EAD) in certain circumstances (page 13); (ii) failure of an employee to present acceptable documents (page 26); and (iii) correcting the Form I-9 (page 29).
Click here to view the updated M-274, Handbook for Employers. Remember — all employers must be using the updated version of the Form I-9 as of January 22, 2017. The form is available on USCIS’s website.