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Toolkit and Other Resources


Toolkit for Organizers:
Social Security Administration's (SSA's) "No-Match" Letters

The purpose of this toolkit is to provide updated resources to organizers, advocates, and workers as they respond to SSA "no-match" letters and as they launch campaigns across the country to combat misuse of the SSA no-match program and respond to the Dept. of Homeland Security rule published on Aug. 15, 2007.

Our thanks to the following organizations for contributing to the first and second editions of the toolkit:  The Chicago Workers' Collaborative; SEIU Los Angeles Nursing Home Dignity Campaign; and Massachusetts Jobs with Justice.  Our thanks also to the AFL-CIO, East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy, UNITE HERE! Local 2850, and UNITE HERE! Local 1.

Materials for Advocates, Organizers, and Workers

Dept. of Homeland Security Rule:
"Safe-Harbor Procedures for Employers Who Receive a No-Match Letter"

Background Materials

Employer Education Materials

Legal Resources


The Social Security Administration No-Match Program:
Inefficient, Ineffective, and Costly

By Marielena Hincapié, NILC; Tyler Moran, NILC; and Michele Waslin, Immigration Policy Center. Published by Immigration Policy Center, 5/08.