Published Date:  

2009-02-13 05:00

Public Description:  

H.R. 1096, Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification and Illegal Immigration Control Act, would establish a permanent employment eligibility verification system. It stipulates document tracking procedures for identity verification; protects employees by allowing them to contest nonverifications and compensates for lost wages resulting from a nonverification error; limits data collection to protect against identity fraud; allows employers to verify current employees within two years of enactment; requires federal, state, and local governments to verify all employees within 3 years of enactment; increases penalties for hiring illegal aliens; requires verification for subcontractors; and requires secure and machine-readable Social Security cards.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Rep. James “Jim” Marshall [D-GA8, 2007-2010] in the 111th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 1096

Chamber:  

House

Grade Categories:  

Reduce Illegal Jobs & Presence