Tag Archives: USCIS; Self-Check

SHUTDOWN Impact: USCIS, DOL, E-Verify, Consulates & More

Applications and Interviews: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Is Not Affected USCIS operations are fully funded by application fees paid when applications are filed, so the agency is not affected by federal budget negotiations. As a result, all USCIS … Continue reading

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No Summer Vacation for I-9 Compliance

The Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Discrimination (OSC) has been very busy in the last few weeks. While many employers and their employees have been enjoying traditional August vacations, the OSC has been conducting investigations, bringing suit and … Continue reading

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Bill to make E-Verify Permanent Introduced in the Senate

The first bill of the annual “let’s make E-Verify permanent” ritual has been introduced in the Senate. The  Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act of 2013 would permanently fund the E-Verify program and make it a national mandate for all employers. E-Verify … Continue reading

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E-Verify Adds Florida DMV Database to Records Check

90% of persons completing the I-9 form provide a driver’s license and social security card. As a result of this high number, it has long been a goal of USCIS to have state Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) records included … Continue reading

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USCIS Expands E-Verify Self-Check Availability

On August 15th, USCIS announced its expansion of the availability of its E-Verify Self Check program so that it is now available to residents of sixteen states, in addition to those included in the program’s initial launch. Specifically, Self Check … Continue reading

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