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Employment Eligibility: How to Handle Questions about Worker Identity

Posted by: Nancy Bourque    Oct 11, 2016 10:49:35 AM

Reports submitted to the U.S. government that include both names and Social Security numbers (SSNs), such as 1095 and W-2 forms, are filtered through U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In some cases, employers will receive a No-Match Letter or an Employer Correction Request from the Social Security Administration (SSA) for certain employees. ICE will send a similar letter (the Notice of Suspect Documents) after inspection of files during an I-9 audit when discrepancies are noted.

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Topics: Nancy Bourque, employment eligibility, worker identity, no-match letter