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The statistics in the above chart report E-Verify case processing results through Fiscal Year Q1 2018 (October 2017 – December 2017). All figures are expressed as a percentage of the total number of cases submitted and percentages are rounded. Total E-Verify Cases: 8,793,734. Cases Not Found Work Authorized: 80,367.

Most employees are automatically confirmed as work authorized.

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

Of the 1.05% of employees who receive initial system mismatches:

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

Of the 0.91% of employees not found to be work authorized:

  • 0.62 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.
  • 0.01 percent contest the mismatch and are not found work authorized.
  • 0.29 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 FY18 Q1.

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

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