17 months OPT STEM extension with a consulting firm only uses 1099 form, not E-Verified but willing to get E-verify

Asked almost 2 years ago - New York, NY

I am currently on 12 month OPT that expires in May 2013. I am eligible for 17 OPT STEM Extension. My employer only use 1099 form when hire employees. They are willing to get E-verify to help me to extend the OPT. But it seems the firm must uses 1-9 form? very confused. Could you tell me is there any way i can get extension with this employer? Is company only uses 1099 eligible to apply for E-verify? If not, what will be a better solution on my case? Thank you very much.

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  1. Karen-Lee Pollak

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    Answered . You will need to be their employee not an independant contractor

  2. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . You must be an employee, ie issued a w-2, and your employer must be an e-verify employer.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
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