New Security Enhancement Helps E-Verify Deter Employee Fraud
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas todayannounced an enhancement to the E-Verify program that will help combat identity fraud by identifying and deterring fraudulent use of Social Security numbers (SSNs) for employment eligibility verification. This enhancement provides a critical safeguard to the E-Verify system by detecting and preventing potential fraudulent use of SSNs to gain […]
Planning to Move? Contact USCIS!
We know that moving can be hectic, but it is important to remember to update your address and contact information with USCIS. When you update your information the system can make sure you receive notices or decisions on your case at your new address. If you filed an application or petition with USCIS but have not […]
E-Verify is Online Again!
E-Verify has resumed operations following the federal government shutdown. All E-Verify features and services are now available. The following information addresses questions on how the federal government’s shutdown affected E-Verify and Form I-9. Information For Employers Form I-9 The Form I-9 requirements were not affected during the federal government shutdown. All employers must complete and […]
Improvements to the E-Verify Tentative Nonconfirmation Process – Employee Email Notifications
In July, E-Verify added a field to enter the employee’s email address fromForm I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. On the Form I-9, the email address field is optional. However, employers who use E-Verify must now enter the email address if the employee chooses to include it on Form I-9. This enables E-Verify to communicate directly with employees. There are now […]
The Newest E-Verify TNC Enhancement
Beginning September 9, E-Verify users will find that the Tentative Nonconfirmation (TNC) Notice and Referral Letter have been combined into the new Further Action Notice . Additionally, if the employee decides to contest a TNC, the employer will give the employee a Referral Date Confirmation . Users will complete a short tutorial and knowledge check when […]
E-Verify’s Enhanced Tentative Nonconfirmation (TNC) Communications
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to participate in a stakeholder teleconference to discuss E-Verify’s latest customer service enhancement. Beginning September 8, 2013, E-Verify will replace the current Tentative Nonconfirmation (TNC) Notice and Referral Letter with the Further Action Notice and the Referral Date Confirmation. An employee may receive a TNC if there is a […]
USICS Publishes Report on E Verify – Program Improvement
Over the course of three years, four independent studies were completed by the Westat Corporation on E-Verify that focused on the accuracy of the program, employer opinions of E-Verify, employer and employee experiences in Arizona after state legislative mandates went into effect, and E-Verify Employer Agent (EEAs). The results from each of the studies show […]
USCIS Enhances E-Verify’s Capability to Directly Notify Employees of an Information Mismatch
USCIS is announcing its latest customer service enhancement to E-Verify that will allow direct notification to employees. Currently, if there is a record mismatch that needs to be resolved before the employee can be confirmed as work authorized, a Tentative Nonconfirmation (TNC) is issued to the employer, who must then contact the affected employee. Now, […]