E-Verify Participation Poster Redesigned

Recently, E-Verify released a redesigned participation poster. The new poster informs current and prospective employees of their legal rights, responsibilities, and protections in the employment eligibility verification process. As an E-Verify participant, you are required to display the updated participation poster and Immigrant and Employee Rights (IER) Right to Work posters, in both English and … Read more

Texas E-Verify for State Contractors Now Required

On December 3, 2014, outgoing Gov. Rick Perry issued an executive order requiring all state agencies and contractors to use E-Verify to determine the legal status of employees. While numerous bills requiring E-Verify for private employers have been considered by committees of the Texas State Legislature, none have made it through the process to enactment. Until the … Read more

The Remote Hire: Completing Form I-9 & Using a Notary Public

Hiring an employee who does not physically come to your workplace has always presented problems for office admins completing employment paperwork including the I-9 form. Federal law requires you to physically examine, with the employee being physically present, each identification document presented to determine if it reasonably appears to be genuine and relates to the employee … Read more

Tips for Recording Driver`s License Info on Form I-9

The USCIS has published detailed information and examples of driver’s licenses and ID cards issued by states that participate in the Records and Information from DMVs for E-Verify (RIDE) program. The goal is to reduce the number of Tentative Non-confirmations (TNCs) caused by data entry mistakes. Florida Idaho Iowa Mississippi Nebraska North Dakota Wisconsin While each … Read more

Should I Verify Rehires in E-Verify?

Employers will often rehire workers that they had employed previously. The question arises– whether or not employers should check rehires in E-Verify. The following summarizes the law and regulations on this topic; you should check the Handbook for Employers: Instructions for Completing Form I-9 for additional guidance. If you rehire a former employee within three … Read more