Scam Alert: USCIS Does Not Request Forms I-9 Via E-mail!

If you get an e-mail from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requesting Form I-9 info, trash it.

USCIS has learned that employers have received scam e-mails requesting Form I-9 information that appear to come from USCIS. Employers are not required to submit Forms I-9 to USCIS.

These scam e-mails come from a fraudulent e-mail address: This is not a USCIS e-mail address. The body of the e-mail may contain USCIS and Office of the Inspector General labels, your address, and a fraudulent download button that links to a non-government web address ( Do not respond to these e-mails or click the links in them.

If you get a suspicious-looking e-mail, you can double-check its legitimacy by sending it to USCIS via: USCIS will review the e-mails received and share with law enforcement agencies as appropriate.

Visit the Avoid Scams Initiative ( for more information on common scams and other important tips. If you believe that you received a scam e-mail requesting Form I-9 information from USCIS, report it to the Federal Trade Commission (

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