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? A new version of the I-9 Form goes into effect in September 2017. This version must be used for all new employees. Be sure to visit and subscribe to the Immigration bLAWg to receive up-to-date notifications regarding I-9 policy and new forms.
U.S.C.I.S. M-274 Handbook for Employers: The handbook, a must-have resource for employers, was updated on 7/14/17, 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 responsiblities for Federal contractors who have the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verfiy 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: