Tag: I-9 E-Verify

Now that the partial government shutdown has ended, E-Verify operations have resumed. Employers understandably have questions on how to proceed for cases that could not be entered or updated while E-Verify was unavailable. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has posted an update online, including instructions for next steps. Employers that participate in E-Verify must…

Question: Does E-Verify verify Social Security Numbers or just green cards and what does E-Verify do? Answer: E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee’s Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility.  The government claims that E-Verify’s…