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Identify the employee’s original hire date by reviewing the previously completed Form I-9. Enter the original hire date into Section 2 of the new Form I-9 and use this date when you begin an E-Verify case. Retain the previous Form I-9 with the new Form I-9. Note that if the employee was hired on or before November 6, 1986, and has continued in employment with you since that time, he or she was not required to complete Form I-9. These employees are not required to complete a new Form I-9 now and are exempt from E-Verify.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 
01/02/2014