In March, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced flexibility in complying with requirements related to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, due to COVID-19. This temporary guidance was set to expire November 19. Because of ongoing precautions related to COVID-19, DHS has extended this policy through January 31, 2021. Read our overview of USCIS’s flexible I-9 procedures here.
- U.S. Immigration and Custom’s Enforcement Announcement, December 23, 2020, https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-announces-extension-i-9-compliance-flexibility-1