Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 08050538 (posted Feb. 28, 2008)"
On 2/28/2008, Representative Sam Johnson (R-TX) introduced an enforcement bill entitled the “New Employee Verification Act of 2008” (H.R. 5515). This bill, if passed, would create a mandatory electronic employment verification system (EEVS) that would require all employers in the U.S. to query a federal government database to check the work authorization status of newly-hired employees- U.S. citizens and immigrants alike.
Visit Contact Congress to see if your representative is a co-sponsor of the “New Employee Verification Act of 2008."