In 8 CFR § 274a.2(b)(1)(v)(A)(3), the rule modifies the reference to temporary I-551 stamps on unexpired foreign passports to include pre-printed temporary I-551 notation on machine-readable immigrant visas (MRIVs); however, since the pre-printed notation is not included on Form I-94s, the rule does not make any changes to regulatory references to temporary I-551 stamps on Form I-94s.The interim final rule eliminates Forms I-688, I-688A, and I-688B (temporary resident card and older versions of the employment authorization card/document) from List A, new 8 CFR § 274a.2(b)(1)(v)(A).

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A notice announcing this delay has been transmitted to the Federal Register and is scheduled for publication on February 3, 2009.

In addition, USCIS has reopened the public comment period (which was to end on February 2, 2009) for 30 days until March 4, 2009. 06/05/07 N – only for use BEFORE April 3, 2009) (408KB PDF) * Download I-9 (REV. The interim final rule amends 8 CFR § 274a.2 to change the term “eligibility” to “authorization” and, in subsection (b)(1)(v), narrows the list of acceptable identity documents and specifies that expired documents are not considered acceptable forms of identification.

The rule replaces the current reference to the List C document “Social Security number card” with the statutory term “Social Security account number card” and revises the restrictions in the acceptability of social security account number cards to track the statutory language, new 8 CFR § 274a.2(b)(1)(v)(C)(1). 94-241 (establishing the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) by executing a declaration before an appropriate court that they intended to be noncitizen nationals rather than U. citizens; and certain children of noncitizen nationals born abroad, as provided by INA § 308.

The rule also corrects the incorrect reference to Forms FS-545 and DS-1350 as “Certification of Birth Aboard” to reflect that the FS-545 is correctly titled “Certification of Birth” and the DS-1350 is correctly titled “Certification of Report of Birth,” 8 CFR § 274a.2(b)(1)(v)(C)(2) and (3). A definition of noncitizen national is added to the instructions to the Form I-9.

The interim final rule is effective February 2, 2009. This revised Form I-9 reflects the changes made by the interim final rule to streamline the employment eligibility verification (Form I-9) process, including the types of acceptable identity and employment authorization documents and receipts that employees may present to their employers for completion of the Form I-9.

Written comments must reference Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Docket No. The following modifications to the form and its instructions supplement that discussion: • “eligible” has been changed to “authorized” throughout the form and its instructions • on page 1 of the instructions under the heading “Section 1, Employee,” USCIS has noted that, instead of being completed at the time of hire, this part of the form must be completed no later than the time of hire • also on page 1 of the instructions, USCIS has added a paragraph concerning noncitizen nationals of the U. USCIS no longer issues these cards, and all that were in circulation have expired.The rule also adds to List A of the Form I-9 in 8 CFR § 274a.2(b)(1)(v)(A) foreign passports containing specially-marked machine-readable visas and documentation for certain citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). The list of acceptable documents can be found on the last page of the form. Form I-9 must be kept by the employer either for three years after the date of hire or for one year after employment is terminated, whichever is later. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has delayed by 60 days, until April 3, 2009, the implementation of an interim final rule entitled “Documents Acceptable for Employment Eligibility Verification” published in the Federal Register on December 17, 2008. employers are responsible for completion and retention of Form I-9 for each individual they hire for employment in the United States. On the form, the employer must verify the employment eligibility and identity documents presented by the employee and record the document information on the Form I-9. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or USCIS.Employers are required to verify each employee’s identity and eligibility to work in the United States at the time of hire.