Do Not Accept Restricted Social Security Cards for I-9 Verification, E-Verify Warns

July 10, 2019

By Immigration Group

This article was prepared with the assistance of ABIL, theĀ Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers, of which Laura Danielson is an active member.

Social Security CardE-Verify recently reminded employers not to accept restricted Social Security cards as List C documents on the I-9 work authorization verification form. Form I-9 List C documents verify an employee’s authorization to work.

Employers should not accept a restricted Social Security card that is stamped with one of the following:

  • Valid for work only with DHS authorization
  • Valid for work only with INS authorization
  • Not valid for employment