USCIS Launches Redesigned E-Verify Employer Web InterfaceWASHINGTON-After a year-long overhaul, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has launched a completely redesigned web interface for employers using the agency's E-Verify Program.
"This is one more example of the ongoing enhancements we are making to E-Verify," said USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas. "The redesigned web interface for E-Verify provides employers more streamlined access and offers an expanded customer support section. This parallels the agency's USCIS.gov redesign last September that ensures continued efficiency and transparency in our services."
A new home page, along with a new 'case alerts' feature, improved case management, and streamlined tutorials are among the improvements to the E-Verify website. The new interface also has enhanced security features such as masking Social Security numbers to further protect privacy and ensure that only valid companies enroll in E-Verify. This and other new features will also help minimize the chances of fraudulent access.
The user-centric design showcases E-Verify's continued commitment to customer service, security, accuracy, and efficiency. It further highlights USCIS's overall customer centric focus and desire to continually increase the public's confidence in the system.
All current E-Verify users are required to complete the updated tutorial. The tutorial takes about 20 minutes to complete and serves as a "how-to" of the new system.
E-Verify is a free, easy-to-use Web-based system-operated by USCIS in partnership with the Social Security Administration-that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees. More than 208,000 participating employers at more than 762,000 worksites nationwide currently use E-Verify to electronically verify their newly hired workers' employment authorization. Since Oct. 1, 2009, E-Verify has processed more than 11 million queries.
For more information about the new interface, navigation, and tools please visit the E-Verify Redesign section of the E-Verify web page at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
For more information on USCIS and its programs, visit www.uscis.gov.
Posted: June 14, 2010
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