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As discussed in our previous entry, the new Form I-9 (revision date 2/02/2009) is currently scheduled to go into effect on April 3, 2009. The new I-9 form is available on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website. The new I-9 and the interim rule creating it were originally published in the Federal Register on December 17, 2008, with a correction published on January 16, 2009. However, on January 30, 2009, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that implementation of the new I-9 would be postponed until April 3, 2009. Notice of the delay appeared in the February 3, 2009 edition of the Federal Register. Continue reading Littler ASAP "Countdown to Effective Date of New I-9" by Jorge R. Lopez and Lisa A. Cottle.