E-verify to use Idaho DMV records with RIDE

Beginning July 14, 2013 Idaho is the newest state to join the Records and Information from DMVs for E-Verify (RIDE) Program.  RIDE helps to reduce document fraud and boosts the accuracy of E-Verify employment verifications. On June 13, 2011, USCIS launched RIDE. This feature allows the E-Verify Program to validate the authenticity of driver’s licenses presented by […]

Users Give E-Verify High Scores

E-Verify has received exceptionally high scores from its customers in the American Customer Satisfaction Survey (ACSI) for each of the four years it has been rated, each year far surpassing the federal average. Further, every year E-Verify’s score has increased – the 2012 score is four points higher than 2010. In 2012, over 1,300 E-Verify […]

E-Verify Rule in South Carolina Comes into Full Effect from July 1st 2012

Amendments to the “South Carolina Illegal Immigration and Reform Act” were signed into law by Governor Nikki Haley on June 27, 2011. The amended law requires all employers to enroll in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify system beginning January 1, 2012 and to verify the legal status of all new employees through E-Verify […]

Supreme Court Renders Split Decision on Arizona Immigration Law

On June 25th 2012, the Supreme Court handed down a split decision on Arizona’s 2010 immigration law. The court unanimously sustained the best-known part of the law, which requires state law enforcement officials to determine the immigration status of anyone they stop or arrest if there is reason to suspect that the individual might be […]

Ohio company partners with ICE to ensure workforce compliance

A leading Ohio meat supplier has partnered with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) by joining the agency’s employment compliance program IMAGE, or “ICE Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers.” The company which employs more than 2,000 people in northern Ohio has entered into an agreement with ICE to protect the integrity of their workforce, […]

Social Networking Online Protection Act (SNOPA) Introduced

Congressman Eliot Engel and Rep. Jan Schakowsky introduced a legislation to protect users of social networking sites from having to divulge personal information to employers, schools and universities. The legislation protects people already employed or enrolled, and those seeking employment or admittance, or those facing disciplinary action. The bill called Social Networking Online Protection Act […]

Eleventh Circuit Blocks Additional Portions of Alabama Immigration Law

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked portions of the Alabama law that makes it a felony for an undocumented immigrant to do business with the state as well as another involving the enforcement of contracts with immigrants. The court said it won’t issue a ruling on Alabama’s law until the Supreme Court issues one […]

Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER)

The United States Judiciary implemented a program called “Pacer” (“Public Access to Court Electronic Records”), to provide users with public access to case and docket information from Federal Appellate, District and Bankruptcy courts. Pacer offers user-friendly federal case information to any person, not only attorneys, with an Internet connection and previous payment of a fee. […]

2012 : More States Jumping into the E-Verify Bandwagon

Despite protests from various quarters E-Verify is fast gaining acceptance across the country and the coming year will see many states implementing the program.  E -Verify, an Internet-based system operated by DHS in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA), allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees.   […]