Immigration Law Bulletin

What Does the 2011 E-Verify Legislation Mean for Local Governments and Employers?

Friday, July 1, 2011

The 2011 General Assembly enacted legislation requiring counties, municipalities and businesses that employ 25 or more workers to use the federal E-Verify program to verify the work authorization of new hires. This bulletin describes the provisions of the new legislation, provides information on requirements of E-Verify and how the program works, and discusses the impact of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision and whether the new legislation may conflict with federal law.

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