There is no information in the M-274 Handbook or on the I-9 Central website about recording the document number of an I-551 on Form I-9 or any guidance that an employer using E-Verify must copy both sides of a Photo Match document. This information must be provided if employers are to maintain a compliant Form I-9 and E-Verify process. In addition, the M-274 should have picture examples of how to complete Form I-9 for ...more »
Form I-9 Training and Guidance
Correct the following typos in the following FAQ on I-9 Central under List A Documents - Work Authorization and Identity. CORRECTION: In the last sentence the word 'employee?s' should be changed to 'employee's' and the term 'From-I-20' should be changed to 'Form I-20' FAQ ON I-9 CENTRAL I noticed on Form I-9 that under List A there are three spaces for document numbers and expiration dates. Does this mean I have to ...more »
There is still confusion on what employment/hire date means relative to Form I-9. Guidance should be provided to clarify that an employee is considered hired when an offer of employment is made and accepted and the Form I-9 is completed. The employee's start date is not a factor since there is a difference between a hire and the employee's first day of work for pay. A hire has occurred when Form I-9 is completed regardless ...more »
When the Q&A page is updated in I-9 Central the date of the update is listed at the bottom right of the page. However, the updates are not noted. When an update is made mark it somehow (bold, red asterisk, date updated in title, etc.) so users know what information/guidance is new since the last update. This way users can easily find the updates without drilling down into every question.