GLOSSARY

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This response is given if the Social Security Administration (SSA) or the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) needs more than 10 federal government working days to provide a final case result. The employer may not terminate or take adverse action against an employee because of the TNC while SSA or DHS is reviewing the employee’s case.

This response is given if the user abandons a case after the Check Information screen or the photo matching screen appears. The user will need to continue the case or close it.

A unique number assigned to each E-Verify case that is created when an employer submits an initial verification. Employers participating in E-Verify are required to record the case verification number on the employee’s Form I-9 or to print the screen containing the case verification number and attach it to the employee’s Form I-9.

An individual or company that hires an E-Verify employer agent to create cases on their behalf.

The step in the verification process when either a final result has been provided or the user no longer needs to continue the verification and the case is ready to be closed.

This case result means SSA or DHS needs the case to be closed and the employer should create and submit another case. This result may be issued when the employee’s U.S. Passport, Passport Card, or Driver’s License information is incorrect.

The E-Verify company ID number has 4 to 7 digits and is located on each page of the memorandum of understanding (MOU), directly below the E-Verify logo. Program administrators may also obtain the company ID number from the Company Information page in E-Verify under Edit Company Profile.

Corporate administrator access is used only for managing multiple employer accounts and doesn’t allow corporate administrator users to create and manage E-Verify cases. New corporate administrators must attend a free, regularly scheduled web-based training session before their accounts are activated.

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