E-Verify Cases Pie Chart showing the following data FY 2020 Quarter 4 ending September 30, 2020:
  CASES: w/Caption: Total E-Verify Cases: 36,431,561
  -Automatically confirmed as work authorized: 97.93%
  -Verified after initial mismatch: 0.21%
  -Cases not found work authorized: 1.84%
  A second smaller pie chart reflect the breakdown of the cases not found to be authorized as follows:
  Cases: w/Caption: Cases Not Found Authorized: 671,112
  -Unresolved or In Process: 1.53%
  -Uncontested mismatches: 0.31%
  -Contested mismatches not found authorized: 0.005%

The statistics in the above chart report E-Verify case processing results through Quarter 1 of Fiscal Year 2021. All figures are expressed as a percentage of the total number of cases submitted and percentages are rounded. Total E-Verify Cases: 9,768,338. Cases Not Found Work Authorized: 140,109.

Most employees are automatically confirmed as work authorized.

  • 98.44 percent of employees are automatically confirmed as authorized to work ("work authorized") either instantly or within 24 hours, requiring no employee or employer action
  • 1.56 percent of employees receive initial system mismatches.

Of the 1.56 % of employees who receive initial system mismatches:

  • 0.13 percent are later confirmed as work authorized after contesting and resolving the mismatch.
  • 1.43 percent are not found work authorized.

Of the 1.43% of employees not found to be work authorized:

  • 0.25 percent do not contest the mismatch either because they do not choose to or are unaware of the opportunity to contest and as a result are not found work authorized.
  • 0.005 percent contest the mismatch and are not found work authorized.
  • 1.17 percent are unresolved either because the employer closed the case as "self-terminated" or because the case was awaiting further action by either the employer or employee at the end of Quarter 1 of FY21.

Data updates lag by one quarter. Percentage may not appear to sum based on rounding.
Data Source: Verification Information System (VIS) Transaction Data.

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