"USCIS is committed to safeguarding the integrity of the immigration process. If individuals knowingly make a misrepresentation, or knowingly fail to disclose facts, in an effort to have their case deferred or obtain work authorization through this process, they will be treated as an immigration enforcement priority to the fullest extent permitted by law, and be subject to criminal prosecution and/or removal from the United States." [Emphasis added]
The updated FAQ adresses these concerns by issuing guidance relating to the disclosure of social security numbers:
"New - Q9. How should I fill out question nine (9) on the Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization?