Resources for Employers


I-9 Retention Worksheet: Easily calculate the retention period for each employee’s I-9 form with this free worksheet. Designed to provide a quick and easy way to determine I-9 retention dates for your separated employees and to assist in your continued diligence regarding I-9 compliance. Print, copy, and share.
I-9 Completion Timeline: Print this handy I-9 Timeline to use as a handy reference for when to complete an employee's I-9 Form. For more information on the I-9 Completion Timeline, visit the GoffWilson Immigration bLAWg post.
Current I-9 Form: Do you have the current I-9 Form? The new version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification,  was approved on Oct. 21, 2019. This new version contains minor changes to the form and its instructions. Employers should begin using this updated form as of Jan. 31, 2020. The old version will be obsolete on April 30, 2020. Be sure to visit and subscribe to the Immigration bLAWg to receive up-to-date notifications regarding I-9 policy and new forms.
USCIS M-274 Handbook for Employers: The handbook, a must-have resource for employers, was updated on 4/27/20, and covers all things I-9. Save this document to your desktop for quick reference. For more inforation on M-274 Handbook for Employers, visit the GoffWilson Immigration bLAWg post.
Memorandum of Understanding: What is the E-Verify Memorandum of Understanding? It is a document that must be read and signed by a company, and submitted to the Department of Homeland Security prior to recieving a username and password for the E-Verify system.
E-Verify User Manual: This manual provides guidance on E-Verify processes and outlines the rules and responsibilities for Federal contractors who have the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause in their contracts.

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

USCIS Website: find local offices, forms, information on– processing times, permanent resident cards, electronic filing, U.S. Immigration services/benefits, resources for new immigrants, citizenship, naturalization process/new pilot & customer service: USCIS
ICE: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
CBP: U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Department of State (DOS)

J-1 Waiver: J-1 Waiver Applications
Frequently Asked Questions: J-1 Waiver FAQs
U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions: Regions
Visa Bulletin

Department of Labor (DOL)

DOL: U.S. Department of Labor
Labor Certification Processing Times

Immigration Related Agencies (IRA)

Form I-9
DOJ: Department of Justice
SS: Social Security Information for Immigration Matters
FR: The Federal Register
American Immigration Lawyers Association:
NH Bar Association:
Society for Human Resource Management: