Every year, American businesses fill millions of temporary and permanent job openings. While each new hire requires verification of the candidate's eligibility for employment, no system exists that can guarantee the accuracy of this verification process.
The HR Initiative for a Legal Workforce believes that U.S. employers, employees and the government share responsibility for a reliable, efficient, accurate system to verify employment eligibility. Currently, efforts to address this challenge are being undertaken at all levels of government.
In this section, you can read more about the current electronic employment eligibility verification system, E-Verify, as well as biometrics.