TAG: E-Verify

E-Verify may be coming to your state soon

October 7, 2019By

The controversial federal E-Verify system may already be required for landscape contractors in your state. If not, it may be coming soon. E-Verify is a federal, web-based electronic system that verifies the eligibility of an employee to work in the United States. Operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the system verifies the identity and employment eligibility of employees... read more

House may vote on bill with permanent H-2B returning worker exemption, NALP urges action

June 26, 2018By

The U.S. House of Representatives may vote on June 27 on a compromise immigration bill that includes a permanent returning-worker exemption and mandates that employers use E-Verify to confirm the work eligibility of new employees, according to the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). The bill is formally called H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018.... read more