E-Verify http://www.kunc.org en Bill Would Put Immigration Verification System To The Test http://www.kunc.org/post/bill-would-put-immigration-verification-system-test Some employers around the nation have been using E-Verify to check the immigration status of employees for years. Operated by the Department of Homeland Security, <a href="http://1.usa.gov/8k8MZ">the online system</a> is designed to make it harder to hire unauthorized workers — and harder for those workers to find jobs.<p>While participation in the program has been voluntary since 1996, the immigration bill now in the Senate would make E-Verify mandatory.<p>In Arizona, the Tucson-based social services organization PPEP employs more than 500 workers. Thu, 02 May 2013 20:35:00 +0000 Ted Robbins 43768 at http://www.kunc.org Bill Would Put Immigration Verification System To The Test Colorado Immigrant Group Warns of Dire Consequences if E-Verify Expanded http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-immigrant-group-warns-dire-consequences-if-e-verify-expanded <p>A Colorado immigrant rights group is denouncing a bill that would require mandatory use of the employment verification system, E-Verify, nationwide. Thu, 16 Jun 2011 14:30:00 +0000 Deanna Garcia 9712 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Immigrant Group Warns of Dire Consequences if E-Verify Expanded