E-VERIFY LEGISLATION GUIDE
PLEASE NOTE: The following is presented as general educational information. It is not legal advice, either express or implied. Consultation with legal counsel is recommended for all employment law matters. This information is subject to change without notice.
Immigration reform continues to be a hot topic for legislative bodies around the U.S. The President has amended Executive Order 12989 requiring all federal contractors to use the E-Verify program to ensure the employment eligibility of their employees. In addition, several state and city governments have passed legislation which requires employers to participate in the E-Verify Program.
The interactive map below links to more information about each state's E-Verify legislation. To access detailed state information, simply click on one of the colored states.
Click here to view a summary of all legislation.
|Use of E-Verify provides shield from sanctions|
|E-Verify required for all employers of a specific size. See state for more detail.|
|E-Verify Required for state public employers and/or contractors|
|E-Verify required for all employers|
|States, cities, counties and special districts prohibited from requiring E-Verify.|
|Note: Executive Order 12989 requires most federal contractors to use E-Verify effective 9/8/2009.|