Published Date:  

2015-02-27 (All day)

Public Description:  

H.R. 1147, The Legal Workforce Act, would require most employers to use E-Verify within two years of enactment. Large employers, federal, state, and local agencies and federal and state contractors would need to comply within six months. The bill would also make the E-Verify program permanent.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21] in the 114th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 1147

Chamber:  

House

Grade Categories:  

Reduce Illegal Jobs & Presence