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On January 25, 2019, President Trump signed a stopgap spending bill to re-open the U.S. government.   Federal agencies affected by the 35-day shutdown have resumed operations and will be funded until February 15, 2019. 

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The E-Verify system is currently unavailable to employers due to the federal government shutdown.

While E-Verify is unavailable, employers will not be able to access their E-Verify accounts, and will be unable to enroll in E-Verify, create, view, or take action on E-Verify cases, make modifications to user accounts, edit company information, or resolve E-Verify Tentative Nonconfirmations (TNCs).

During the shutdown:


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the launch of a modernized E-Verify system.  The improvements to the system were designed to reduce errors and increase the speed and accuracy of the E-Verify process. (read more)


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that E-Verify will be unavailable from Friday, April 20 at 9:00 P.M. to Sunday, April 22 at 11:59 P.M. EDT due to a system update. (read more)


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that E-Verify will transfer all case data to a new interface later this month.  In anticipation of the transfer, employers must reach a final case result and close all E-Verify cases.

USCIS has issued the following guidance about open cases:

  • Open cases that have not been accessed for more than 365 days will be closed by E-Verify.  Employers will be able to access these cases as completed or historical c (read more)