USCIS Reminds E-Verify Users of Annual Historical Records Purge in 2020

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is reminding users of the E-Verify employment eligibility verification system that they will purge historical E-Verify records on January 2, 2020, to reduce security and privacy risks associated with government retention of personally identifiable information (PII). As a result, E-Verify …

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Pennsylvania to Require Mandatory Use of E-Verify in Construction Industry

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn In September of 2019, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed the Construction Industry Employee Verification Act to prohibit the employment of unauthorized workers and to require construction industry employers to verify the Social Security numbers (SSNs) of employees with the E-Verify program. The Act – which became law …

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USCIS Issues Guidance for Form I-9 and E-Verify during Hurricane Season

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn In September of 2019, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) – an agency of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – issued “Form I-9 and E-Verify Guidance during Hurricane Season” to remind employers that all Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification requirements remain in effect for areas …

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Dunkin’ Sues Franchisees for Failure to Use E-Verify to Determine Work Eligibility of Employees

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn In June of 2019, coffee and doughnut franchise Dunkin’ sued several franchisees in federal court for failure to use the E-Verify employment eligibility verification program “to properly determine their employees’ eligibility to work in the U.S.,” according to a report from Restaurant Business. Restaurant Business reports that …

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Bill Introduced to Make E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program Permanent

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On June 12, 2019, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-Utah) introduced a bill called the Permanent E-Verify Act that will make the E-Verify employment eligibility verification program permanent by removing the termination provision that requires Congress to repeatedly act to extend the program, according to a press release …

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Legislation Reintroduced in Senate to Require Mandatory E-Verify Use by U.S. Employers

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has reintroduced the “Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act” to permanently authorize the Internet-based E-Verify system that helps employers determine whether their employees are authorized to work in the United States and to require mandatory use of E-Verify by employers to determine employment eligibility of workers, according …

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