Self Check remains available nationwide! (2/25/15)
You might have heard that only residents of certain states can open up myE-Verify accounts. But did you know that anyone can visit the myE-Verify website? And you don’t need to open a myE-Verify account in order to use some of its features. This means anyone in the U.S., 16 years or older can use Self Check to confirm his or her employment eligibility. Visitors to www.uscis.gov/mye-verify can also access the myResources section to learn more about E-Verify from the worker’s perspective.
E-Verify Employee Rights Video Available in Six More Languages (2/10/15)
USCIS has partnered with DHS Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties again to update the E-Verify Employee Rights and Responsibilities video with captions in 6 more languages. The video is only six minutes long and has been available in English and Spanish since 2010. The languages now available in captions are Chinese (traditional), French, Korean, Russian, Tagalog and Vietnamese. The video used a dramatic reenactment to explain the rights of employees when employers use E-Verify and the process for employees to contest a data mismatch, known as a Tentative Nonconfirmation. The videos can be found on the E-Verify Foreign Language Resource page; the USCIS Multi-Lingual Resource Center, and the USCIS YouTube page.
Nebraska Joins RIDE Program (2/2/15)
Nebraska joins the Records and Information from DMVs for E-Verify (RIDE) Program starting February 1, 2015. RIDE helps to reduce document fraud and boosts the accuracy of E-Verify employment eligibility verifications. Nebraska joins Mississippi, Florida, Idaho and Iowa in this initiative.