E-Verify in Summary

Reference Number: MTAS-2119
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: June 17, 2019
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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service provides a wealth of information (https://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/publications/manuals-and-guides/publications-manuals-and-guides) to help employers comply with the provisions of the law. A number of manuals and customer guides provide helpful information regarding immigration benefits. Form I-9 support is available to answer questions about Form I-9 and employment authorization, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except when the federal government is closed.

The Office of Special Counsel for “Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices” (OSC) is available to answer questions about unfair immigration-related employment practices and discrimination against workers on the basis of a worker’s citizenship or immigration status, or based on the worker’s national origin, including discrimination in the Form I-9 process. The OSC’s website provides information on how to prevent discrimination, how to file a complaint against an employer and answers to frequently asked questions.

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services offers a wealth of resources to help employers comply. Free webinars are available at http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/e-verify-webinars/take-free-webinar.

A copy of the revised form can be downloaded from the web at https://www.uscis.gov/i-9. Revisions also have been made to the Handbook for Employers, Instructions for Completing the Form I-9 (M-274)(Rev. 03/08/13) and can be obtained online at https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/m-274.pdf.


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