08.11.2008 House Passes Legislation Renewing E-Verify Program for Five Years: Bill Headed to Senate for Consideration
Editor Norman, Eliot
On July 31, 2008, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 6633,which renewed the Department of Homeland Security’s (“DHS”) electronic employmentverification system known as E-Verify. The legislation passed by a vote of 407-2. Senate action is now required to continue the program, which is due to sunset on Nov. 30, 2008 absent congressional action and presidential approval.