ICE Extends I-9 Compliance Flexibility Until August 19, 2020

Form I-9 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert: USCIS/DHS Announces Temporary Modifications to Employment Eligibility Verification Process, E-Verify Program, and List B Identification (ID) Documents

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced an extension of flexibility in complying with the Form I-9 requirements. This was originally extended on March 19, 2020, due to the COVID-19 national emergency. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has decided to extend this policy once again for an additional period of 30 days.

The DHS temporarily halted the requirement that employers physically review employee identification and employment authorization documents when completing Form I-9. The revised policy appears in detail in our March 22, 2020, blog post, “