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Old 10-23-2009, 07:37 PM
Location: Maryland
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While this is good news, unless an illegal works for a government contractor, they still may slip through the cracks if they are not a new hire.

WASHINGTON -- A system that lets employers check whether newly hired workers are in the country legally has won a three-year extension from Congress.

In addition to renewing the controversial voluntary program, Congress voted Tuesday to approve $137 million for it over three years as part of a $43 billion spending bill for the Homeland Security Department. The bill now heads to the White House, where President Barack Obama is expected to sign it into law soon.
E-Verify extended for three years | GreenvilleOnline.com | The Greenville News
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