Tag: Social Security Administration

Putin to ‘Raise’ Retirement Ages

They say everything is relative. With his country having budget woes due to lower petroleum prices and sanctions over the Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that he may be forced to “raise” retirement ages. Wait until you see what the ages are now!

Social Security Administration No-Match Letters Back On Again

The Social Security Administration (SSA) resumed sending “no-match” letters to employers this month, three years after discontinuing the practice in response to litigation. The SSA posted a notice on its Program Operations Manual System website saying letters are to go to employers for data received for tax year 2010. The SSA won’t send letters it held […]

E-Verify Redesign Coming Soon

Big changes are coming to E-Verify that will enhance its usability, security, accuracy, and efficiency. The newly redesigned E-Verify features a clean and modern design, easy and intuitive navigation, and clear and simple language. Additionally, a new home page, improved case management, and a streamlined tutorial are among the dozens of improvements coming to the […]

Immigration: Government Taking Two-Track Approach to Maligned No-Match Rule

Several months ago, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a final regulation mandating the steps employers must take to verify an employee’s Social Security number (SSN) when the employer receives a “no-match” letter from the DHS or the Social Security Administration. The rule specified that employers would be required to fire employees–or face government […]

Immigration: Judge Halts No-Match Rule

In the current issue of the California Employer Advisor, we report on a new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulation mandating the steps an employer must take to verify an employee’s Social Security number (SSN) when the employer receives a “no-match” letter from the DHS or the Social Security Administration. Under the rule, employers would […]

Immigration: Federal Court Postpones No-Match Regulation, Again

In August, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a new rule describing the steps an employer must take to verify an employee’s Social Security number (SSN) when it receives a “no-match” letter from the DHS or the Social Security Administration. Under the rule, employers would be required to fire employees—or face government legal action—if […]

Immigration: Court Postpones No-Match Rule

Several weeks ago, we reported on a new rule issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) describing the steps an employer must take when it receives a “no-match” letter from DHS or the Social Security Administration. The regulation was slated to go into effect on Sept. 14, 2007.