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USCIS revised I-9 to be used by September 18th

USCIS’s Outreach Branch recently wrote an  Overview about the new I-9 Form which outlines the revisions to the Form I-9 instructions as well as the revisions related to the list of acceptable documents on Form I-9.

To learn more about the latest Form I-9, please join one of the upcoming Form I-9 webinars, hosted by USCIS and the National Council of Agricultural Employers.

Please click on the link at the scheduled time of the webinar you’d like to join to gain access:

Wednesday August 16, 2017 at 2 PM EST

Wednesday September 13, 2017 2 PM EST


NCAE Comments to OMB 7-31-2017

NCAE commented to OMB on WHD Submission “Disclosures to Workers Under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act

(OMB Control Number 1235-002.) MANY THANKS to Craig Anderson of NCAE Member Michigan Farm Bureau for flagging this for us, AND for drafting the base comments.

NCAE’s Comments

Federal Register Notice 

Goodlatte’s Ag Act

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security held a hearing last Wednesday (7/19/2017) on the topic of Ag Guestworkers and received testimony from Honorable David Valadao (Congressman of the 21st Division of California), Ms. Sarah Frey (CEO of Frey Farms), Mr. Jon Wyss (Owner of Gebbers Farms), and Mr. Giev Kashkooli (Vice President of United Farm Workers). The video of the hearing and the witnesses’ testimonies can be found here.

The Agricultural Workforce Coalition also submitted testimony for the record.

As you will hear in the video, Chairman Goodlatte announced his intention to introduce the Ag Act of the 113th Congress. It is unclear if Chairman Goodlatte will introduce his bill before the August recess. We will keep the NCAE membership updated should the bill be introduced!