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Federal Contractors must use Employment Screening System

A new rule by the Bush Administration requires that all federal contractors and subcontractors use E-Verify, a voluntary employment verification system, to screen employees. The system checks personal information against Social Security Administration and Homeland Security Databases. Other screening programs initiated by the Department of Homeland Security have faced problems with accuracy and transparency.

E-Verify proposed for contractor employees, Federal Computer Week, June 13, 2008