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Effectiveness of E-Verify to Deter Hiring of Illegal Immigrants

Project Objective

To assess the effectiveness of the E-Verify system to electronically confirm employment eligibility and help prevent the hiring of illegal workers.

DHS Component
Project Mission
Strengthen U.S. Borders and Approaches