USCIS Launches New E-Verify Usage Statistics Webpage

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Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has launched a new E-Verify Usage Statistics webpage with easy-to-use interactive tools that allows the public to view the total number of E-Verify Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) by state and the top 20 industries in the U.S. that use the Internet-based E-Verify employment eligibility verification system.

E-Verify compares information from an employee’s Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) records to confirm employment eligibility. According to the USCIS, E-Verify is used by more than 600,000 employers at over 1.9 million hiring sites.

The following list contains the top 20 states with the most E-Verify MOUs (as of March, 31 2016):

  • 1. GEORGIA – 82,046
  • 2. ARIZONA – 49,876
  • 3. CALIFORNIA – 48,700
  • 4. ALABAMA – 43,944
  • 5. MISSOURI – 41,159
  • 6. SOUTH CAROLINA – 40,211
  • 7. TEXAS – 33,800
  • 8. FLORIDA – 33,680
  • 9. NORTH CAROLINA – 21,951
  • 10. NEW YORK – 17,174
  • 11. VIRGINIA – 15,042
  • 12. ILLINOIS – 14,126
  • 13. COLORADO – 12,669
  • 14. PENNSYLVANIA – 12,384
  • 15. TENNESSEE – 12,063
  • 16. INDIANA – 11,653
  • 17. NEW JERSEY – 11,072
  • 18. WASHINGTON – 9,615
  • 19. UTAH – 9,485
  • 20. MARYLAND – 9,200

The following list contains the top 20 industries using E-Verify (as of March 31, 2016):

  • 1. PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC, AND TECHNICAL SERVICES – 100,034
  • 2. SPECIALTY TRADE CONTRACTORS – 68,752
  • 3. FOOD SERVICES AND DRINKING PLACES – 37,714
  • 4. CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS – 23,534
  • 5. SOCIAL ASSISTANCE – 21,495
  • 6. EDUCATIONAL SERVICES – 21,021
  • 7. ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPPORT SERVICES – 20,339
  • 8. REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE – 20,264
  • 9. AMBULATORY HEALTH CARE SERVICES – 19,921
  • 10. NURSING AND RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES – 16,659
  • 11. TRUCK TRANSPORTATION – 13,867
  • 12. RELIGIOUS, GRANTMAKING, CIVIC, PROFESSIONAL, AND SIMILAR ORGANIZATIONS – 13,624
  • 13. PRIVATE HOUSEHOLDS – 13,298
  • 14. ACCOMMODATION – 11,205
  • 15. MERCHANT WHOLESALERS, DURABLE GOODS – 10,273
  • 16. MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURING – 10,085
  • 17. HEAVY AND CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION – 9,824
  • 18. COURIERS AND MESSENGERS – 9,183
  • 19. FABRICATED METAL PRODUCT MANUFACTURING – 8,373
  • 20. OTHER INFORMATION SERVICES – 8,166

Users can view data by reading the color coded legends or using their desktop mouse to hover over a state on the interactive map or the 3D pie chart of industries. To download the list of E-Verify total MOUs and top 20 industries, click the button “Download CVS or Download PDF.” For more information, visit www.uscis.gov/e-verify/about-program/e-verify-usage-statistics.

Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a leading global provider of accurate and compliant background check services provider, is also a Designated E-Verify Employer Agent that helps employers with E-Verify and Form I-9 compliance issues. For more information about E-Verify and Form I-9 services from ESR, please call toll free 888.999.4474 or visit www.esrcheck.com.

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