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Employment Verification

WASHINGTON (CN) - Employers may no longer accept expired documents to prove a prospective employee's identity, under a new Department of Homeland Security regulation.

Until now, expired U.S. passports, driver's licenses, and identification cards were sufficient to prove identity when showing eligibility to work in the United States on the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form.

The regulation, which goes into effect Feb. 2, lays out all acceptable documentation.

Click the document icon on the front page for details and links to the regulations. The document icon under the "Kevlar, Aliens, Ship ID Systems & More" heading leads to other new regulations.

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