Tag Archives: E-verify

Client, Staffing Agency and E-Verify: What’s Permissible?

Companies facing an I-9 audit by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) can be subject to heavy fines and penalties. Some companies that use staffing agencies may especially be concerned about their potential liability, particularly if they believe, after Browning-Ferris, they may be considered a joint employer with their staffing agencies due to the specific facts …

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E-Verify to Destroy Old Records

E-Verify has announced that effective Jan. 1, 2016, in compliance with the National Archives and Records Administration’s retention and disposal schedule, it will destroy all transaction records older than 10 years.  Thus, all transaction records created prior to Dec. 31, 2005 will be destroyed.  Further, E-Verify will delete, on an annual basis, all transaction records …

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E-Verify Update and Improvements

​E-Verify has been operational since 1997 as part of a Basic Pilot Program to assist employers to verify electronically that a newly hired employee is authorized to work in the US.  A number of states have made use of E-Verify mandatory, including North Carolina which requires that employers with 25 employees to have been enrolled …

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USCIS Announces Comment Period for E-Verify Program

Nataliya Binshteyn of Greenberg Traurig, LLP recently had an article regarding E-Verify published in The National Law Review:   On September 11, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)announced a 60-day period for submitting comments about the E-Verify program. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until November 13, 2012. Additional details about the Federal Register notice announcing the comment period …

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E-Verify: North Carolina and Federal Requirements

An article by Jennifer G. Parser of Poyner Spruill LLP regarding E-Verify appeared recently in The National Law Review: North Carolina’s Rule Last June, 2011, North Carolina joined the ranks of an increasing number of states requiring the use of E-Verify.  E-Verify is a free internet-based system that allows employers to determine employment authorization by checking an employee’s documentation …

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