Taxes

E-Verify, the Eligibility Verification Service, is Unavailable During the Government Shutdown

January 3, 2019

E-Verify, the electronic employment eligibility verification service, is unavailable due to the Government shutdown. It will reopen upon DHS funding.

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E-Verify, the electronic employment eligibility verification service, is unavailable due to the Government shut down.  The E-Verify website will remain disabled until DHS is funded by Congress.

During the shutdown, the E-Verify website will not allow employers to: 

  • enroll in the program
  • access their E-Verify accounts 
  • create a case, view or take action on any case 
  • add, delete or edit accounts
  • reset passwords or edit company information
  • terminate accounts or run reports

Also, employees will not be able to access their myE-Verify accounts.


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