By Jason Fry
Last Updated: Oct. 13, 2002
On October 5, 2020, USCIS announced new requirements for employers to take actions on Tentative Nonconfirmations (TNCs) within 10 federal working days. Beginning on November 5, 2020, E-Verify will start notifying employers who have not met the 10-day requirement to take action on TNCs. Employers who are not in compliance may have their E-Verify accounts terminated and could face other related consequences.
To help avoid sending up red flags, it's important that employers meet the action requirement and actively work to prevent TNC cases from remaining open, without action for an extended period of time. The following steps should be met within the 10 federal government working day window after the TNC result is issued:
On October 13, E-Verify announced plans to launch a communication campaign, including a series of articles to help remind employers of their TNC responsibilities and E-Verify requirements. More information on closing E-Verify cases can be found in the E-Verify User Manual.
E-Verify users should also look forward to new enhancements intended to help improve the duplicate case check process. E-Verify anticipates rolling out these enhancements in March 2021.
New enhancements and features should include:
Discover how our integrated Form I-9 and E-Verify services can help make employment eligibility verification easier with I-9 Management. In fact, employers who use I-9 Management from Equifax Workforce Solutions can set configurable notifications. For example, it can be set to help make sure they see and address open E-Verify cases inside the 10-day window. Sign up for a demo of I-9 Management to see how we can help you get a better handle on your I-9s and E-Verify management.
Stay tuned to Equifax Workforce Solutions for more information about Form I-9 and E-Verify.