September 07, 2009

Mandatory E-Verify Rule for Federal Contractors Upheld

On August 25, 2009, The United States District Court for the District of Maryland, Southern Division, granted Defendants’ cross motion for summary judgment in Chamber of Commerce of the USA v. Napolitano, a case challenging the mandatory E-Verify rule for federal contractors. Chamber of Commerce of The U.S.A. v. Napolitano, (S.D. Maryland, 08/25/09). This means that, as of 9/8/09, the Federal Appropriation Regulations will require that most federal contractors and their subcontractors use the E-Verify for active and new employees. For a copy of the District Court opinion, click here.