Form I-9 is a government required form that complies with Congress’s Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) and government requirements regarding employment eligibility. It is a two-page form that helps the government and organizations identify U.S. citizens, U.S. residents, and people with work visas. All employees must fill out a I-9 before they can begin to work. The regulations around employment eligibility also require organizations to verify that all information on the I-9 is correct and that the candidate is legally able to work in the United States.
Most employees are required to complete Form I-9 before they can begin working. However, there are a select few who are not required to complete the form:
As an organization and employer, it is your job to make sure you are in compliance with government requirements. Organizations can easily verify all I-9 forms and information with E-Verify, an automated verification program that checks the information on a candidate’s I-9 with United States databases. To learn more about E-Verify, click here.
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