6 Must Read Articles on the New Form I-9

by Ann Cun

6 Must Read Articles on the New Form I-9

When USCIS announced on March 7, 2013 it had finalized the changes to the Form I-9, we knew the blogging circuit was going to be flooded with an abundance of articles on the new Form I-9, even by attorneys who typically don’t comment on immigration.

We’ve read through many articles to date and have compiled the top six articles for their timeliness and unique perspectives:

1. The Alabama Immigration Law Journal’s Wendy Padilla-Madden, Attorney at Balch & Bingham LLP reminds employers currently using an electronic I-9 system to beware of their system’s compliance with changes in the law. It’s no secret that ICE has repeatedly informed employers of their responsibility for legal compliance no matter what software system is utilized.

2. Nation of ImmigratorsAngelo A. Paparelli, Partner at Seyfarth Shaw, and guest Nici Kersey, Managing Director of Kersey Immigration Compliance LLC, provides a detailed overview of the changes on the Form I-9, along with important insight on why the form changed and its ultimate impact on employers and comprehensive immigration reform.

3. Subject to Inquiry’s Christine Mehfoud, Attorney at McGuireWoods LLP indicated now was a good time for employers to “conduct a comprehensive Form I-9 training” for HR personnel before having them dive right into the new form.

4. Nici Kersey, Managing Director of Kersey Immigration Compliance LLC provides her clients with a detailed four-page Memo on approaching the new Form I-9.

5. Fennemore Craig’s Attorney Jared Leung provides his readers with a helpful list of “To-Do’s” when tackling the new Form I-9.

6. Richard Yemm, Attorney at Wolfsdorf Immigration Law Group breaks down the changes to the new Form I-9 for readers.

Can’t get enough details about the new Form I-9? Still have questions? Luckily, we’re in the process of preparing more webinars. Stay tuned, as registration for our webinars will be open soon….

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About The Author

Ann Cun is a U.S. based immigration attorney who has helped companies in the technology, science, business, sports, entertainment and arts fields secure complex work visas for their employees. With more than a decade of experience as a paralegal and attorney, Ms. Cun possesses a stellar record of success. Her legal expertise also includes conducting internal I-9 audits for companies and developing I-9 compliant strategies and solutions. She is a graduate of UCLA and UC Hastings School of Law and has been invited to speak by the Bar Association of San Francisco and the American Immigration Lawyers Association on U.S. immigration related topics, as well as other international conferences. Ms. Cun is a contributing author and currently serves as Counsel and Principal Editor for LawLogix Group.

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