Another victim of the latest government shutdown is E-Verify – the online system employers use to check immigration statuses of new hires. The system has been put on hold and employers will not be able to run new hires in E-Verify as long as the shutdown continues.
According to the U.S. Immigration Services, definitely not!
The following has been posted on the U.S. Immigration Services’ website:
Read the entire notice posted by the U.S. Immigration Services.
EBI customers who have any questions about how the shutdown will affect their screening program can call our customer care team at 800.324.7700 x506.
EBI offers electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify solutions to employers. Start the I-9 process right with every new hire. EBI’s Electronic Form I-9 Solution lets you complete, sign and store all the documents electronically, complete with error-checking and guidance. The system will also guide you through the requirements of collecting proper and compliant documentation to prove worker eligibility. Contact EBI to learn more about our employment eligibility solutions. EBI offers electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify solutions to employers. EBI is a proud supporter and an approved designated Employer Agent through the Department of Homeland Security.
EBI’s Chief Knowledge Officer, Mr. Robert E. Capwell, is considered one of the leading experts in the background screening industry with over 22 years of experience in the field. Mr. Capwell was a contributing author of the second edition of the ASIS Pre-employment Background Screening Guidelines and has written numerous articles and whitepapers for various publications including a periodic column on background screening for The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Online. He has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Human Resource Executive Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, and several HR-related publications. Mr. Capwell speaks regularly to industry colleagues and HR Professionals both nationally and internationally.