federal government shutdown

The longest government shutdown is over and employers need to take note that E-Verify is again operational.  Setting aside that Congress and the President have only until February 15 to move beyond short term funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), here is what employers need to know about E-Verify, the electronic employment eligibility

Due to the federal government shutdown E-Verify — the electronic employment eligibility verification program that compliments the Form I-9 — is unavailable.  This means, among other things, that employers cannot access their E-Verify account during this time and until the federal government reopens. This will affect employers ability to enroll in E-Verify, create cases and

Hours before the government was due to shut down, the President signed into law a stopgap measure which will fund the federal government through December 11, 2015.   The possibility of a government shutdown would have affected, among other programs, the E-Verify program administered by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).     Similar to the 2013 federal

The U.S. Government has shut down due to the inability of Congress to reach an agreement regarding a continuing resolution to fund the U.S. government.   While not all operations and functions of the federal government will be shutdown starting today, expect many government agencies to be affected as staff are furloughed.  It is unknown how