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What Employers Should Know About No-Match Letters

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has resumed issuing “no-match letters” to employers after a hiatus of several years. Employers should know that these correction request notices can trigger immigration enforcement actions. Enforcement actions have substantially increased under the Trump administration. SSA uses no-match letters to inform employers that discrepancies exist between its records and the…

New Single Application for Work Permit & Social Security Number

New Single Application for Work Permit and Social Security Number

You can now apply for a work permit and social security number at the same time, thanks to interagency cooperation. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Social Security Administration has started sharing information. That cooperation now allows foreign nationals to apply for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD)—or work permit—and a social security number on…