Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation To Confirm Employment Eligibility Based On Immigration StatusGov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday quietly signed legislation that will require all government employers and some private businesses to use a federal electronic system known as E-Verify to check the immigration status of new workers.
Worker Verification Bill Goes To Florida Governor Ron DeSantisA bill that would allow many businesses to decide whether to use the federal E-Verify system to check the immigration status of new hires is heading to Gov. Ron DeSantis.
House Balks At E-Verify 'Compromise'As the 2020 legislative session draws to a close, the House and Senate are in a standoff over a politically charged immigration proposal that is a top priority of Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Florida House Readies To Take Up Proposal Mandating Employers To Verify Immigration StatusAs the legislative session dwindles to its final weeks, Florida House members are set Thursday to consider for the first-time a contentious proposal that would mandate employers do immigration checks on new workers.
E-Verify Divides Florida Republican LeadersGov. Ron DeSantis’ push for a politically charged immigration proposal has begun to expose a clash between Republicans as this year’s legislative session starts.
Gov. DeSantis: 'Cheap, Illegal Labor' Needs To Stop, As He Presses For Passing E-Verify SystemSpeaking to a group of supporters at The Villages, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday once again vowed to require Florida businesses to use a federal system to check the immigration status of new hires.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Signals Another Push For E-Verify SystemGov. Ron DeSantis wants Florida to set up a system that will require employers to verify the immigration status of job applicants.
Gang Of Eight Unveils Immigration Reform DetailsThe so-called “Gang of Eight” U.S. Senators, including Florida Senator Marco Rubio, finally took the wraps off the new bipartisan immigration reform plan Tuesday and revealed a complex, but achievable path to citizenship for immigrants who are in the United States illegally.
Governor Scott Backing Down On E-Verify Campaign PromiseGovernor Rick Scott said Wednesday that he is softening his stance on the controversial E-Verify immigration program he championed while running for the Governor's office in 2010.
No Agreement On Immigration Bill During Final Day Of SessionFlorida legislators adjourned Saturday without an agreement on a tough immigration bill sought by the governor and attorney general to crack down on illegal immigration.
Florida Immigration Bill Appears Dead For 2011A vast difference between House and Senate versions of a Florida immigration bill means it is likely the issue is dead for the 2011 legislative session, according to the Florida House sponsor of the bill.
Florida Immigration Bill With E-Verify Could See Tuesday VoteA state immigration bill that protects employers who use E-verify, but does not require them to do so, may emerge Tuesday.