New Form I-9

March 12, 2013 E-Alerts

News from the Department of Homeland Security’s immigration division (USCIS) that is not Immigration Reform – the federal government has revised the Form I-9.

Beginning no later than May 8, 2013, all employers in the U.S. must use the new Form I-9, which can be found at The new form has few substantive changes, but the layout has changed substantially. Significant changes include:

  • A new layout – now 2 pages in length!
  • New information requested of foreign nationals such as passport information and telephone numbers for all employees.
  • Revised instructions.

Employers may begin using this new Form I-9 immediately and no later than May 8, 2013.