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.
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)