1. E-Verify in the States

    May 4, 2015 … Alex Nowrasteh Many state legislatures are proposing to expand E-Verify – a federal government-run ... database.  In a perfect world, E-Verify tells employers whether the new employee can legally be hired.  In ... our world, E-Verify is a notoriously error-prone and unreliable system. E-Verify mandates vary ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/e-verify-states

  2. E-Verify Does Not “Turn Off” Job Magnet

    Mar 11, 2014 … and Madeline Zavodny casts doubt on that. They find that E-Verify mandates in the states have ... Mexican women by 1.2 percent.  The likelihood of men being employed is not much affected by E-Verify but ... of making migration and employment decisions on the family level.  Clearly, E-Verify has diminished ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/e-ve…turn-job-magnet

  3. E-Verify Strikes Again: Worcester Wreath Co. Edition

    Apr 25, 2014 … of voluntarily using the Fed’s E-Verify system. E-Verify is an electronic employment eligibility ... enters the job applicant’s Social Security number and information into E-Verify which then checks it ... E-Verify to have employment-authorization issues. Six were retained by the company despite the issues and ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/e-verify-str…eath-co-edition

  4. Cato FOIA Request Reveals E-Verify Delays Hurt Workers

    Jan 17, 2014 … 68,775 contested TNCs through E-Verify. A TNC is an initial E-Verify determination that a worker is ... workers are forced to use E-Verify annually.  Worse, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) has offered an amendment ... for national E-Verify that would require verification of all existing employees who were not ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/cato-foia-requ…ys-hurt-workers

  5. E-Verify Can Now “Lock” Social Security Numbers

    Dec 4, 2013 … E-Verify or USCIS employees, based on new algorithms, believe the number is fraudulent or used ... applicants using the contested number – preventing any further E-Verify confirmations until the fraudulent ... the E-Verify system and its threat to liberties and economic growth, locking adds a newer negative ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/e-verfiy-c…ecurity-numbers

  6. E-Verify Deepens Projected Budget Deficits

    Dec 19, 2013 … into the underground economy by E-Verify – something that is already occurring in states that mandate ... the threat that E-Verify poses to employees, employers, and civil liberties. The CBO estimates that ... expanding E-Verify would cost the federal government $635 million over the 2014-2018 period, followed by ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/e-verify…budget-deficits

  7. E-Verify’s Continued Ineffectiveness

    Oct 21, 2013 … and I have written over the last several years, E-Verify is bad for businesses, taxpayers, the privacy ... the state and the number of E-Verify queries run per quarter: Year, Quarter All New Hires E-Verify ... These numbers actually overstate E-Verify’s enforcement record because multiple E-Verify queries could ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/e-ver…ineffectiveness

  8. Cardless National ID and the E-Verify Rebellion

    Feb 6, 2012 … national ID plans: E-Verify. E-Verify is a federal background check system that its proponents intend to be ... used on every person seeking work in the United States. Once in place, E-Verify would expand to new ... state from contributing New Hampshirites’ personal data to the E-Verify system. HB 1549 would not only ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/cardles…erify-rebellion

  9. New Hampshire Says No to National ID

    May 4, 2012 … its push-back against the E-Verify federal background check system in a recent post entitled ... “ Cardless National ID and the E-Verify Rebellion.” The bill that was the subject of that post, HB 1549 by ... state driver’s license records cannot be used in a national identification system. That is what E-Verify ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/new-…-no-national-id

  10. SSA Fails to Verify With E-Verify

    Jan 20, 2010 … Administration—an integral part of the E-Verify government background check system—regularly fails to use E-Verify ... workers, Social Security failed to run E-Verify checks on its own employees nearly 20 percent of the time. ... time-frame a whopping 49% of the time. E-Verify is not supposed to be used for pre-screening, but SSA ran ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/…verify-e-verify

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