GLOSSARY

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E-Verify is an Internet-based program in which the employment eligibility of newly hired employees and existing employees assigned to a covered federal contract will be verified after Form I-9 has been completed. This involves separate verification checks (if necessary) of records maintained by the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

An individual or company that performs E-Verify cases on behalf of employers, formerly referred to as a designated agent.

The E-Verify Participation Notice informs current and prospective employees that a company is participating in the E-Verify Program. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) requires participating employers to display both the English and Spanish versions of the notice in a prominent place that is clearly visible to current and prospective employees.

An individual with a corporate administrator, program administrator, or general user account for E-Verify.

A document issued to noncitizens that are authorized to work in the United States.

This is a case result received in E-Verify when the information entered for an employee matches Social Security Administration (SSA) or U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) records. This result indicates employment eligibility has been verified.

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