Tag: SSA


No-Match Letters Making a Comeback

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has been busy sending employers an “educational” letter, but you would be wise to read between the lines. With U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raising the heat on worksite enforcement audits, you should learn more about the impact the agency’s so-called educational letters can have on your immigration compliance.

U.S. District Court Upholds E-Verify System

This week, a Maryland U.S. District Court ruled in favor of the U.S. government in a lawsuit challenging the legality of the E-Verify system (Chamber of Commerce of the United States v. Napolitano). This means that beginning September 8, 2009, federal contractors and subcontractors will be required to use the E-Verify system to ensure their […]

Immigration News Update: No-Match & I-9s

A federal judge has rejected a request by the federal government to push up the timeline for deciding a case involving a controversial rule on the steps employers should take when they receive a No-Match letter—indicating that the information submitted for an employee fails to match government records. Now, the decision won’t be handed down […]

E-Alert Item: Employee Records: Government Cuts Back on Number of Social Security “No-Match” Letters to Be Sent This Year

When an employee’s name or Social Security number differs from information in the Social Security Administration’s records, the agency sends out a “no-match” letter to notify the employer of the discrepancy. In a change from past years, the agency plans to send no-match letters only if an employer has more than 10 employees with mismatched […]