Form I-9: FAQs

What is Form I-9 Form I-9 or Employment Eligibility Verification is a document mandated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). It serves as proof that an employee is authorized to work in the United States. It is essential to establish the identity and eligibility of workers in the U.S. Form I-9 is filled […]

E-Verify: Fact Sheet

What is E-Verify?  E-Verify, an online system established under the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, was initially introduced as a voluntary pilot program in select states including California, Florida, Illinois, Nebraska, New York, and Texas. Since its inception, E-Verify has undergone multiple renewals and expansions by Congress.    Is participation in E-Verify […]

Lever Integration with EMP Trust

The integration between EMP Trust and Lever allows for a seamless flow of data and information between the two platforms, enabling HR teams to manage the entire recruitment process from start to finish easily. This integration allows users to easily transition new hires from Lever directly into the EMP Trust platform with just one click, […]

What is E-Verify & E-Verify+?

E-Verify E-Verify is an internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. It was created by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to help employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees.     Employers who use […]

Form I-9 Video Verification for New Hires | Remote Virtual Verification

USCIS Announcement: The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has given employers a new option for verifying employment eligibility for new hires.   On July 21, 2023, the USCIS announced a final rule, effective August 1, 2023, that allows employers to have an alternative procedure (also referred to as “permanent virtual verification”), whereby qualifying […]

Understanding the E-Verify System: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction:  In today’s digital era, organizations across the United States are increasingly using electronic employment verification systems to ensure the lawful employment of their workforce. One of the most widely adopted systems is E-Verify.   In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the details of the E-Verify system, exploring its purpose, benefits, limitations, and […]

DHS Removes Flexibility From Form I-9 Requirements

COVID-19 Flexibilities. According to the flexibility notice released on March 20, 2020, DHS assessed certain COVID-19-related Form I-9 completion processes as they pertain to the physical inspection of Form I-9 paperwork on a case-by-case basis. Therefore, effective as of April 1, 2021, only those employees who physically report to work at the company’s location according […]