The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced an extension of the flexibility in complying with requirements related to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, due to COVID-19.
This temporary guidance was set to expire July 19, 2020. Because of ongoing precautions related to COVID-19, DHS has extended this policy for an additional 30 days. The expiration date for these accommodations is now August 19, 2020.
Employers are encouraged to review the information on USCIS’ COVID-19 webpage for more information. Employers may also obtain additional information on the HR Works COVID-19 Resource Page, DHS Updates section.