The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification on July 17, 2017. The Form I-9 is used to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States, including both citizens and non-citizens. Employers are required to have a completed Form I-9 for each individual on their payroll. While this form is not required to be submitted to the USCIS, employers are required to retain these forms for a minimum of three years following the date of hire, or one year following termination of employment, whichever is later.
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