U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS)

This post was written by Irene M. Recio and Lorraine M. Campos.

The Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) provision requiring Federal contractors to use the E-Verify System became effective on September 8, 2009, following nearly a year of litigation. The E-Verify System is a free internet-based program operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security