During the past several years, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has issued thousands of so-called “no-match letters” to employers around the country.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Fraud Detection and National Security (FDNS) Unit, which has conducted site visits to employers that sponsor foreign nationals for years, has recently stepped-up unannounced site visits.
The current Form I-9 dated 10/21/2019 must be used for all new hires and reverifications after April 30, 2020.
U.S. immigration law requires all employers to complete and maintain an I-9, Employer Verification Eligibility, form for each U.S.
The E-Verify system experienced technical issues which caused it to be unavailable beginning at some point January 4th, 2021through the entire business day of January 5th, 2021
For employers who participate in E-Verify, it is important to note that the unavailability of E-Verify has no impact on an employer’s ability to timely complete the Form I-9 and employers should never delay and employee’s start date due an inability to create a case in E-Verify.
Maggio + Kattar has an on-going training program for its clients on various topics of immigration law and compliance. We conduct a series of in-person and telephonic trainings on important, topical issues such as I-9 compliance and E-Verify.