Reference notes provide additional insight and instruction about a specific error, correction method or a general Form I-9 issue. Click the “RN” note in the error detail to learn more about the item.
The correction methods provide detailed guidance for correcting a specific error or omission. A single error might require two or more correction methods. There may be different correction methods, depending on your specific circumstance. (“If this is true, CM7. If that is true, CM8”.) Click the “CM” note in the error detail to learn how to correct the error.
This resource explains the difference between technical errors and substantial errors, the classifications that would be assigned to errors and omissions in Forms I-9 if discovered in the course of an Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) audit.