Budget Cuts Hit E-Verify

Blame it on sequestration. Budget cuts aimed at curtailing the federal deficit have gone into effect this month and are impacting a key worker identification tool to monitor immigrants who apply for work in the U.S. E-Verify is a website that allows organizations to voluntarily check employees’ Social Security numbers and other personal information against federal databases to confirm immigration status, according to Nextgov.com. How will the nation’s 7.7 million employers be affected?


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