Temporary Flexibility for I-9 Compliance Extended Again

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced another extension of flexibility in its rules related to I-9 compliance, lasting through March 31, 2021. Specifically: employers may continue to inspect Section 2 Form I-9 documents virtually; the flexibility applies only to employers with workplaces that are operating remotely (not physically present at the workplace); any employees onboarded virtually must report for in-person verification once the employer’s normal operations resume or once the employee is physically present at the work location, whichever is earlier; and employees not eligible for the flexibility, if necessary, may designate authorized representatives to act on their behalf to conduct an in-person review of documents.


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