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Cisive formerly known as CARCO

October Holidays
  • Monday, October 8th Columbus Day Federal Holiday
  • Thursday, October 18th Alaska Day-Alaska
  • Friday, October 26th Nevada Day-Nevada
  • Monday, October 1st: Australia-Labour Day/Queens Birthday; China-National Day
  • Tuesday, October 2nd: China-National Day Holiday; India-Mahatma Gandhi Birthday
  • Wednesday, October 3rd: China, National Day Holiday
  • Thursday, October 4th: China-National Day Holiday
  • Friday, October 5th: China-National Day Holiday
  • Monday, October 8th: Canada-Thanksgiving; India-Mahalaya; Japan-Health Sports Day
  • Tuesday, October 9th: India-Bathukamma Starting Day; Spain-Valencian Community Day;
  • Wednesday, October 10th: India-Maharaha Agrasen Jayanati
  • Friday, October 12th: Mexico-Day of the Races; Spain-Hispanic Day
  • Monday, October 15th: Argentina: Day of respect for cultural diversity; Ukraine-Day of the Defender of Ukraine (observed)
  • Tuesday, October 16th: India-Maha Saptami
  • Wednesday, October 17th: China-Chung Yeung Festival; India-Durgastami
  • Thursday, October 18th: India-Ayudha Puja
  • Friday, October 19th: India-Durga Puja; New Zealand-Hawkes Bay Anniversary Day
  • Monday, October 22nd: India-Durga Puja Holiday; New Zealand-Labour Day
  • Tuesday, October 23rd: India-Durga Puja Holiday
  • Wednesday, October 24th: India-Lakshmi Puja
  • Monday, October 29th: Ireland-October Holiday (Halloween); New Zealand (regional)-Marlborough Anniversary Day
  • Wednesday, October 31st: India (regional)-Sardar Patel's Birthday

The state of Idaho is modernizing their drivers services database this week. Their MVR services will be unavailable until August 13th, 8:00AM MT.

The District Court in Lowndes, GA has experienced search delays due to this court's decision to switch computer systems. Currently, there is incomplete data on the public access terminals. In order to obtain a complete search data will need to be re-entered manually by court personnel. Please know our primary concern is accuracy of information so we are monitoring the situation continually and will update as soon as possible. Please expect extended delays.

Washtenaw, MI & Oakland, MI court delays

In both Washtenaw and Oakland, Michigan jurisdictions, the court has implemented changes to the information available on their public access terminals. This change has significantly limited the year search scope availability.

In order to perform a comprehensive complete criminal background search, we must utilize the court clerks to perform the searches. Currently, the turn-around-time for the searches out of Washtenaw and Oakland jurisdictions has increased by a minimum of 2 weeks because the clerks are handling a large volume of search requests. At this time, there is no date provided for when the public access terminals will be restored.

The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, on July 12, 2016, was adopted by the European Commission, establishing a data transfer mechanism between the two regions. The EU data protection authorities indicated in a recent statement that they will hold off for at least one year on any new challenges to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. The U.S. Department of Commerce launched its Privacy Shield website where organizations can begin self-certifying to Shield on 1 Aug. CARCO has been diligently working with counsel to be prepared to certify as soon as possible after August 1. Addendums to existing contracts between CARCO and our clients may be required to attest to the provisions of Privacy Shield and those will be sent out in the coming months. Feel free to contact your CARCO representative if you have any questions about Privacy Shield.

M-274 Handbook for Employers
Guidance for Completing New Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification Form)

For our clients who utilize CARCO's Electronic I-9/E-Verify solution, please note the following updates from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regarding Form I-94. CBP recently announced an interim final rule (IFR) in the Federal Register to automate Form I-94. Non-immigrants traveling to the US by air or sea will no longer need to complete a paper Form I-94. The interim final rule will be effective Friday, April 26, 2013.

What Clients Should Expect:

  • Foreign travelers will be directed to visit to obtain and print out an electronic Form I-94. (website currently inoperable) Employers will be presented with a computer generated printout of the applicants I-94 card. Which is the "functional equivalent" of the paper Form I-94.
  • Individuals who enter by land or require a secondary inspection as asylees, refugees and parolees will be provided a paper copy of Form I-94 by a CBP officer.Please keep in mind as the employer you will continue to see the small white card affixed to the foreign passport as CBP is not completely doing away with the I-94 card.

EEOC/FTC Joint Publication- Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know. Click here to view.

EEOC Guidance Released on Criminal History Record Checks. Click here to view.

Due to the removal of public access to court records in San Luis Obispo, CA, court record searches in this county will be delayed.

Policy Regarding Misdemeanor Records

Click to view a PDF document regarding the use of the Social Security Check section of our background report.