Proposed Senate amendment would require use of E-Verify

The Senate added provisions to the FY 2010 Homeland Security appropriations bill on Wednesday that would mandate federal contractor use of E-Verify, reports:

The amendment requiring government contractors to use the E-Verify system was adopted by voice vote after a motion to table it failed, 44-53, despite a surprise announcement from the Department of Homeland Security announcing its commitment to take a similar action.

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