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Form I-9 "E-mail Address" Field Helps Employees
Why should I add my e-mail address to my Form I-9?If you provide your e-mail address on the Form I-9 and your new employer uses E-Verify, your employer must enter your e-mail address into E-Verify when creating your case. That will enable E-Verify to send you important messages about your case status, and information about steps you may need to take as soon as possible.
There are four messages that E-Verify may send, depending on your situation. You can view samples of these messages in English and Spanish. The e-mail notifications do not replace the current tentative nonconfirmation (TNC) process. Employers must still notify employees of TNCs and their right to contest an E-Verify mismatch by giving them a Further Action Notice from E-Verify. The employer must not enter an e-mail address other than the e-mail address the employee provided on Form I-9.
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What is E-Verify?
Employers use E-Verify at over 2 million worksites to confirm the employment eligibility of new employees. Please visit the Resource Center on myE-Verify to learn about employer responsibilities and employee rights.