According to a USCIS Press Release: “Federal contractors and subcontractors will be required to begin using the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify system starting Jan. 15, 2009, to verify their employees eligibility to legally work in the United States. In a final rule scheduled to publish tomorrow in the Federal Register, the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council amended the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to reflect this change.”
The USCIS has also released a related FAQ.
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