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E-verify rule delayed until September

Implementation of the final rule requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to begin using U.S. Citizenship and Business cardImmigration Services’ (USCIS) E-Verify system has been delayed until Sept. 8, 2009.

The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (collectively known as the Federal Acquisitions Regulatory Councils) published an amendment in the Federal Register on June 5, 2009, postponing the applicability of the final rule until Sept. 8, 2009.  The rule was first published on Nov. 14, 2008 requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to agree to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their employees.  

For more information on the e-verify rule, see Jacksonville Advantage news item,

Source: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services,

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