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    EAD Approval Notices Will Not Be Accepted After Feb. 1

    ​Foreign workers will be able to continue using employment authorization document (EAD) approval notices as List C documents to establish work authorization through Feb. 1, 2021, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced. The accommodation will permit employees with approval notices to complete the I-9 verification process and begin work prior to receiving their EAD […] More

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    ICE Extends Virtual I-9 Inspection Rules Until Dec. 31

    ​Employers with entirely remote workforces as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have until the end of the year to take advantage of relaxed document-inspection requirements for the Form I-9. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that it is extending its interim policy allowing virtual inspection methods until Dec. 31. The provision applies only […] More

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    How to Update I-9 Forms for Remote Hires

    ​Long-awaited instructions from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for updating I-9 forms for hires made virtually during the coronavirus pandemic are now online. Employers with remote workforces have known that physical inspection of documents was expected to take place within three business days after employees start returning to the worksite, but questions remained about the […] More