• How the cloud saved USCIS from the post-shutdown blues

    Eric Jeanmarie, the former division chief for Identity, Records and National Security Delivery in U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service and now the CEO of Finality, said by putting the E-Verify system in the cloud, the agency handled 15 times more cases than normal without any problems.

  • Shutdown caused surge for E-Verify, but modernization helped

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services needs to keep a constant stream of digital records and moving E-Verify to the cloud has been a big help.

  • Should Congress get paid during a shutdown? One member says no

    In today’s Federal Newscast, a bill introduced by Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah) would authorize congressional payroll administrators to dock pay for members of Congress for as long as a government shutdown continues.

  • David Bier: DHS E-verify system needs a makeover

    The Homeland Security Department’s E-Verify program is supposed to keep illegal aliens from taking jobs in the United States. But the identification system still has many flaws and that fact alone has cost a half million legal workers their jobs. David Bier, a policy analyst at the Cato Institute joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain the major implications of the floundering system.

  • Costs of E-Verify will be ‘onerous’

    Philip Wolgrin is an immigration policy analyst at The Center for American Progress.

  • GAO: E-Verify better, but…

    The system used to check the legality of new employees has the potential to wrongly flag 180,000 people a year as ineligible to work in America, according to the GAO.

  • DHS expands E-verify employment checks

    The E-Verify program is expanding to include U.S. passports and passport cards for employment verification.

  • Ruling on E-Verify could contain hidden costs

    Now that the U.S. District Court has ruled that E-Verify mandates can move forward, some contractors might be left wondering how they will foot the bill.

  • E-Verify: ready, willing and able?

    Federal contractors are about to become the first mandatory users of the E-Verify system under a soon-to-be issued federal regulation. Is E-Verify ready?

  • New regulations, E-Verify discussed on Capitol Hill

    On September 8th, a new federal regulation is expected to require all federal contractors to verify the citizenship status of their new workers using E-Verify. Earlier today, DHS and Social Security officials testified on Capitol…