Is there a Spanish I-9?

Is there a Spanish I-9?

USCIS released an updated Spanish Language I-9 Central web site on Aug. 23.

Is an H1B visa an acceptable I-9 document?

DO NOT USE the nonimmigrant visa to complete Form I-9. H-1B employees are authorized to work incident to their status. This means that they are not required to apply for a separate work authorization to be employed. They are authorized to work only for an employer who has filed an H1B Petition on their behalf.

How do I complete I-9 with a foreign passport and I 94?

A foreign passport must be accompanied by a Form I-94/94A Arrival-Departure Record bearing the same name as the passport and containing an endorsement of the individual’s nonimmigrant status and authorization to work for a specific employer based on this status.

Can I accept a Spanish i-9?

Form I-9 is available in English and Spanish. Employers in the United States and its territories may use the Spanish version of Form I-9 as a translation guide for Spanish-speaking employees, but must complete and retain the English version.

How do I prove my H-1B status?

Original I-797 approval notice (sent to you via FedEx when your H-1B petition was originally approved) Your valid passport. Proof that you are maintaining H-1B status (3 recent paystubs). You can also request a “Travel Letter” from our office.

What is the purpose of I-9 form?

Use Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States. All U.S. employers must properly complete Form I-9 for each individual they hire for employment in the United States. This includes citizens and noncitizens.

What happens if you don’t fill out the I-9 form?

Failing to timely complete an I-9 for employee or doing a really bad job of it can result in fines of $110 to over $1000 per employee for the first infraction. These fines impact large and small business alike.

When to fill out an I-9 form for an H1B employee?

Form I-9 Compliance for H1B Employers 11 May 2017 Generally speaking, whenever a U.S. company hires a new employee, the employer is required by law to verify the identity and employment authorization of the worker. This is accomplished by completing the I-9 form and having the new hire present one or more acceptable documents.

Who can complete the Spanish version of Form I-9?

Special Instructions Only employers and employees in Puerto Rico can complete the Spanish version of Form I-9. Spanish-speaking employers and employees in the 50 states and other U.S. territories may print this for their reference, but must complete the form in English to meet employment eligibility verification requirements.

What happens after the H1B extension is approved?

The employer then has to re-verify the employee’s employment authorization once the H1B extension is approved. This is some basic information regarding the completion and retention of form I-9, as well as a couple of common examples specific to H1B workers.

What do you need to know about the I-9 form?

Complete and Correct The Form I-9. Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification consists of three sections: Section One: Employee Information and Attestation. Completed by employees. Section Two: Employer or Authorized Representative Review and Verification.