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  • Beginning today, employers must use the new two-page I-9 form to verify the identification and employment authorization for all new hires. Employers must also use the new I-9 form for rehires or the re-verification of existing employees, if necessary.  Substantial penalties apply for employers who fail to use the new form or incorrectly complete the new form so it is imperative to carefully review the instructions.

    The new form is available at

    For more information please visit the following U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services government website:

    USCIS – Employers Must Use Revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification

    For more information contact:

    Christopher E. Ng, Esq.
    Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP
    1880 Century Park East, 12th Floor
    Los Angeles, California 90067
    Phone: (310) 552-3400

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