Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: No-Match

Do’s and Don’ts, Tips on SSN “No-Matches” Released

The Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices recently issued the following do’s and don’ts for employers on Social Security Number “no-match” letters. These are letters issued by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to employers stating that information supplied to the SSA does not match SSA records. DO: Recognize that… Read More

DHS Rescinds ‘No-Match’ Rules

Effective November 6, 2009, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is rescinding the final rules (PDF) it promulgated in 2007 and 2008 relating to procedures that employers may take to acquire a safe harbor from receipt of “no-match” letters, which the Social Security Administration (SSA) sends to employers when the combination of an employee name… Read More

DHS Secretary Announces Support for Federal Contractor E-Verify Rule, Intention to Rescind No-Match Rule

On July 8, 2009, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano announced the Obama administration’s support for a delayed regulation that will award federal contracts only to employers who use E-Verify to check employees’ work authorization. Secretary Napolitano also announced the Department’s intention to rescind a Social Security “No-Match” rule in favor of the… Read More

No-Match Letters Will Not Be Sent This Year, SSA Says; DHS Will Revise Rule

A Social Security Administration (SSA) spokesperson reportedly has stated that the SSA will not send out no-match letters this year to employers, in response to an October 10, 2007, preliminary injunction from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California that enjoined and restrained the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the SSA… Read More


As published in BNA DAILY LABOR REPORT, on November 14, 2007, Wednesday TITLE: Immigration: SSA DECIDES IT WILL NOT ISSUE EMPLOYER NO-MATCH LETTERS THIS YEAR AUTHOR: By Michael R. Triplett The Social Security Administration will not be sending out no-match letters to employers this year because of the lawsuit challenging the Homeland Security Department’s worksite… Read More