In a Federal Register Notice dated August 22, 2012, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will allow members of the public to submit comments about proposed changes to the Form I-9 for an additional thirty (30) days. Comments will be accepted until September 21, 2012 and may be submitted via mail, e-mail, and the Federal eRulemaking Portal. All submissions must include the agency name and Docket ID, and will be posted in the form received to the Federal eRulemaking Portal.

According to USCIS, the previous 60-day public comment period for the new Form I-9 elicited over 6,200 comments.

For a copy of the Federal Register Notice announcing this extension, please click here.