GAO Pushes Congress For E-Verify Solutions

Law360, New York (February 10, 2011, 6:41 PM EST) -- Federal agencies must address lingering problems that continue to plague the controversial E-Verify system despite the improvements made to the electronic database, a U.S. Government Accountability Office official told lawmakers Thursday.

Erroneous tentative nonconfirmations — situations in which work-authorized employees are not automatically confirmed by E-Verify — still occur due to inaccuracies and inconsistencies in how personal information is recorded on employee documents and U.S. government databases, Richard M. Stana, director of the GAO Homeland Security and Justice division, testified before the House subcommittee on immigration...
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