Posts Tagged ‘E-verify’

Do You Have Your I-9 Ducks in a Row

As of May 7, 2013, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will accept only the new version of the I-9 employment eligibility verification form.  You may recall that on March 7, 2013, the USCIS announced that employers should begin using the new version of the I-9 form immediately, but allowed sixty days for employers to update [...]

 

E-Verify Mandatory in NC for Governments and Businesses with 25 or More Employees

As of June 23, 2011, all cities, all counties, and private employers with at lest 500  employees in North Carolina are required to use the federal government’s E-Verify program to verify the work authorization of newly hired employees.

 

E-Verify Use by Certain Federal Contractors & Subcontractors is Now Mandatory

On September 8, 2009, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) rule mandating E-Verify use by certain federal contractors and subcontractors became effective. The E-Verify program, a partnership of the DHS and the Social Security Administration (SSA), is an internet-based system that allows employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of newly hired employees, regardless of [...]

 

Employers Beware: Nationwide I-9 Audit Effort Launched by ICE

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (‘˜ICE’) has launched a new effort to audit the Form I-9 employment eligibility verification records of businesses nationwide. According to the Los Angeles Times, ICE issued audit notices to more than 650 businesses around the nation on July 1, 2009.

 

Effective Date of New Rule Mandating E-Verify use by Certain Federal Contractors has been delayed until September 8, 2009

The Department of Homeland Security announced on June 3, 2009 that the effective date of the new rule mandating E-Verify use by certain federal contractors and subcontractors has been delayed again.

 

Should E-Verify Live On?

On April 22, 2009, House Bill 2028 was introduced by U.S. Representatives Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ). H.R. 2028, the New Employee Verification Act (NEVA), would replace the government’s current E-Verify program with the Electronic Employment Verification System (EEVS). The E-Verify program, a partnership of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the [...]