Although parts of a newly-passed immigration petition remain contested, the Fremont city council voted to implement the E-Verify portions of the ordinance, effective March 5, 2012, requiring businesses to use the federal E-Verify system. Businesses have a grace period of until May 4, 2012 to comply.
E-Verify is the Employment Eligibility Verification program, a free electronic system provided through a partnership between the Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration. E-Verify allows businesses to electronically check the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.
Nebraska joins several states with cities or counties that have mandated the use of E-Verify for certain businesses. To view an E-Verify legislative map of the US, click here.
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