E-Verify Frequently Asked Questions

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  1. What is the E-Verify system?

  2. Why does NC State University need to use the E-Verify system?

  3. How and when do I access the E-Verify system?

  4. Which employees should be verified through the E-Verify system?

  5. Does the E-Verify system confirm the immigration status of a new hire who is not a U.S. citizen?

  6. What should I do if my new employee does not have a Social Security Number?

  7. What documentation do I need to keep to indicate that I initiated a query in E-Verify for a new hire?

  8. Does E-Verify require that I make copies of documents presented for I-9 purposes?

  9. What happens in the E-Verify system if the I-9 was not completed within the three day timeframe after the hire date?

  10. If I receive an “employment authorized” message in E-Verify, how do I finish the E-Verify process in the I-9 Guardian system?

  11. What if I made a typo or other mistake when entering information into the electronic I-9 form, which results in an issue with the E-Verify system?