Fla. Joins Growing List Of States To Require E-Verify

Law360, New York (January 5, 2011, 2:47 PM EST) -- Florida's newly elected governor has mandated the use of the E-Verify federal database to confirm the immigration status of public workers, making the state the 14th to require that government and contractor employers use the controversial system.

Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, spent his first day in office Tuesday issuing four executive orders that will revamp the way agencies under his control do business, forcing them and the contractors they employ to use the formerly voluntary E-Verify system and putting a halt to agency rulemaking to...
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