New I-9 Handbook for Employers
USCIS’s new M-274 “Handbook for Employers with Guidance for Completing Form I-9” is now available. In addition to detailed I-9 completion instructions, the Handbook contains guidance on Photocopying and Retention, Unlawful Discrimination and Penalties, E-Verify. It also contains FAQs as well as images of sample documents.
The new I-9 Form went into effect on January 22, 2017. Electronic copies of the English and Spanish versions of Form I-9 are available on the USCIS website or may be ordered by phone at 800-870-3676. The USCIS provides customer support and resources at its anonymous Employer Hotline (888-464-4218) or at I-9Central@dhs.gov and E-Verify@dhs.gov.