Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Federal Contractors Must Use E-Verify, White House Orders


President Bush issued an executive order on June 9, 2008, requiring that Federal contractors check the immigration status of their current and future employees through the E-Verify online employment authorization verification system.

The order states that “adherence to the general policy of contracting only with providers that do not knowingly employ unauthorized alien workers and that have agreed to utilize an electronic employment verification system designated by the Secretary of Homeland Security to confirm the employment eligibility of their workforce will promote economy and efficiency in Federal procurement.”

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Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation, a nationally recognized law firm, has successfully assisted hundreds of clients in immigration matters.

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