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USCIS to Propose SSN/DL Solution for F/M Students on 14 Sept 2012

"The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) Programs are aware of current difficulties that some F and M students have when applying for public benefit such as a Social Security number...

Life After DACA: Obtaining a Social Security Number, Transferring Your Credit History, and Rescinding your ITIN

"DREAMers with deferred action are eligible to apply for a SSN and should transfer their existing credit history to that number. Additionally, DREAMers must also contact the IRS to rescind their existing ITIN as an individual cannot have an ITIN and Social Security number at the same time."...

E-Verify to Lock Theft-ridden SSNs: We Should All Worry

"[I]t appears that the lockdown is a crude tool that will affect the proper owner of the SSN as well as the imposters who have stolen it. The lockdown apparently will cause anyone-- even the worker to whom the SSN properly is assigned-- to be given a "tentative nonconfirmation" (TNC) that...

E-Verify's New Lock: Like it or Not, This is a Big Deal!

"The enhancement “enables USCIS to lock a SSN that appears to have been misused, protecting it from further potential misuse in E-Verify.” What does this mean? It means that E-Verify is actually getting better at doing what it’s supposed to do: verify employment authorization....

SHRM: Why E-Verify SSN Locking Won't Work

"USCIS now proposes to use an analytical process to identify patterns of fraudulent SSN use and then lock the number in E-Verify. The Social Security Administration (SSA) would then be charged with authenticating the identity. The problem is, while the imposter’s use of the SSN has been locked...

Is the E-Verify SSN Lockdown Legal? - Tony Weigel

"On November 18, 2013, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced the roll-out of a new feature to provide “a critical safeguard to the E-Verify system by detecting and preventing potential fraudulent use of Social Security Numbers (“SSNs”) to...

Advance Copy of SSA Final Rule re SSN Card Applications

"This final rule adopts the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) we published in the Federal Register on February 26, 2015. This rule revises our regulations to allow applicants for a Social Security number (SSN) card to apply by completing a prescribed application and submitting the required evidence...