It was followed up in 2008 with HB 2745, which prohibits government contracts to any businesses not using E-Verify, effective May 1, 2008. Colorado HB 1343 - Passed in 2006, HB 1343 prohibits state agencies from entering into contract agreements with contractors who knowingly employ illegal aliens and requires prospective contractors use E-Verify to ensure legal work status of all employees.
Arizona HB 2779 (Arizona Fair and Legal Employment Act) - Passed in 2007, HB 2779 prohibits employers from knowingly hiring undocumented workers and requires all employers to use E-Verify, effective January 1, 2008. The law prohibits state municipalities from passing mandatoy E-Verify ordinances.
Congress can turn off the jobs magnet by enacting the mandatory E-Verify program, an internet-based system allowing instant verification of the legal status of job applicants.
It has an error rate of less than 1 percent and costs employers next to nothing.
E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by U. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA).
E-Verify is currently free to employers and is available in all 50 states.