TPS Designation, EADs Extended for Honduras and Nicaragua (10/21/14)
The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Honduras and Nicaragua for an additional 18 months, from Jan. 6, 2015 through July 5, 2016. The extension allows current TPS beneficiaries of Honduras and Nicaragua to re-register for TPS in accordance with the Federal Register notice. DHS has also automatically extended the validity of Employment Authorization Documents issued under the TPS designation of Honduras and Nicaragua for six months, through July 5, 2015.
Further details on this extension of TPS for Honduras and Nicaragua may be found in the Federal Register. Additional information on TPS for Honduras and Nicaragua is available at www.uscis.gov/tps. Employers verifying or reverifying the employment eligibility of employees who are TPS beneficiaries from Honduras or Nicaragua should refer to the Temporary Protected Status page on I-9 Central.
Employers Give E-Verify High Satisfaction Scores in 2013 Survey (10/14/14)
The E-Verify 2013 User Survey Report, Summary Findings: Findings of the E-Verify User Survey Report (2013) and Recommendations and USCIS Response Report are posted on the E-Verify Programs Reports webpage. Some highlights contained in the reports include:
NEW! myE-Verify Website for Workers and Jobseekers! (10/6/14)
On October 6th, USCIS announced the launch of myE-Verify, the new website that specializes in information and tools that serve the needs of workers and job seekers. Its features include the capability to create a unique, secure and personal myE-Verify account that gives access to the new Self Lock service. Self Lock lets users protect their identities by locking their social security numbers to prevent unauthorized or fraudulent use within E-Verify. The new website also includes Self Check and multi-media resources for workers and jobseekers to learn about employee rights and employment eligibility verification from their perspective.
myE-Verify accounts are now available in five states—Arizona, Idaho, Colorado, Mississippi, Virginia and the District of Columbia. myE-Verify will eventually expand to the entire United States and offer additional features in future releases.
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President Extends EADs for Qualified Liberian Nationals (10/3/14)
Liberian nationals covered under Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) have had their employment authorization documents, which expire Sept. 30, 2014, automatically extended to be valid through March 30, 2015. For detailed information, please see the Federal Register notice.
Last Reviewed/Updated: 10/21/2014