DHS Gives Employers Another 30 Day Extension to Review I-9 Work Authorization Documents Remotely

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on July 18, 2020, that it was extending for another additional 30 days its March 20, 2020 policy that allows employers who have implemented remote working policies in response to COVID-19 to review a new hire’s work authorization documentation remotely when completing the Form I-9.  The expiration date for these accommodations is now August 19, 2020. 

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