||On January 29, 2009, USCIS announced that it has delayed the implementation of the final rule requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to begin using USCIS’ E-Verify system until May 21, 2009.
on June 6, 2008, President Bush amended Executive Order 12989 directing all federal departments and agencies to require certain contractors to use an electronic employment eligibility verification system designated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). On June 9, the DHS designated E-Verify as the verification system that federal contractors must use. Information on E-Verify can be found in our July 2008 article, E-Verify: Have You Signed Up For It Yet? Should You? (more)