Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: e-Verify

Wisconsin Joins E-Verify RIDE Program

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that Wisconsin has become the latest state to join the “Records and Information from DMVs for E-Verify” (RIDE) program. In conjunction with the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, RIDE links the E-Verify system with participating state driver’s licensing agencies. RIDE allows E-Verify to validate the authenticity… Read More

Congress Extends Four Immigration Programs Until December 11

Congress has extended the EB-5, E-Verify, Conrad state 30 (physician J-1 waiver), and religious workers programs until December 11, 2015, as part of congressional passage of a continuing resolution to fund the government. Members of Congress hope to reauthorize and reform the EB-5 program in the interim, although the outcome is uncertain due to political… Read More

E-Verify Requirements

E-Verify is a free Internet-based system operated by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA). It helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers. It verifies employees’ data against millions of government records and provides results within seconds to confirm employment eligibility. The… Read More

E-Verify enhancements

E-Verify recently released three new enhancements: (1) a duplicate case alert pop-up feature; (2) further action notices for Web service users; and (3) a prompt to validate or update user e-mail addresses and phone numbers. E-Verify has also released guidelines for using the E-Verify trademark (PDF).   For more information, see 

USCIS Releases Fact Sheet on Correcting Immigration Records After E-Verify Tentative Nonconfirmations

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a fact sheet (PDF) on how to correct immigration records after resolving a Tentative Nonconfirmation (TNC) in E-Verify. USCIS noted that an employer may receive a TNC because immigration records are inaccurate. Correcting them can prevent future TNCs.