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New Version of Form I-9 Released Today, July 17

Published on July 17, 2017

USCIS issued a new Form I-9 for Employment Eligibility Verification today, July 17, which must be used beginning September 18, 2017.  The new I-9 form is available at We recommend that employers start using the new I-9 form at this time to ensure correct use of the form by September 18, when it becomes mandatory.

Employers must continue to follow existing I-9 storage and retention rules for any previously completed I-9 forms.  Please contact one of the attorneys in Ryan Swanson’s Immigration Group if you have questions or need assistance regarding I-9 compliance, including retention and storage requirements.

Joel can be reached at 206.654.2215 or [email protected].
Janet can be reached at 206.654.2235 or [email protected].

Amy can be reached at 206.654.2260 or [email protected].
Marsha can be reached at 206.654.2253 or [email protected].

Joel Paget, Janet Cheetham, Amy Royalty and Marsha Mavunkel are all attorneys in the Immigration Group at Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC.

Joel Paget is an attorney in the Immigration Group at Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC and can be reached at [email protected].

This message has been released by the Immigration Group at Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC to advise of recent developments in the law. Because each situation is different, this information is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended to provide legal advice on any specific facts and circumstances. Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC is a full-service law firm located in Seattle, Washington.

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