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Many of the workers who remained, however, were pushed into so-called "informal employment," working as day laborers or independent contractors in fields like construction, lawn care and janitorial work.The self-employment rate for unauthorized, less-skilled men doubled from 8% to 16% between 20, the researchers found.
For the workers, however, it likely meant "fewer benefits, lower wages, and potential for worsened working conditions," the researchers wrote.Daniel Scarpinato, a spokesperson for Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, said the governor supports the use of E-Verify for background checks."Currently, Arizona has a growing economy, and Governor Ducey's focus has been on expanding jobs and opportunity for legal workers in all avenues -- the service sector, technology, manufacturing and start-ups," he said.A summary of the key components of the Act revels the legislation will also: The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986 prohibits U. employers from hiring people for employment in without verifying their identity and employment authorization on a Form I-9. Mandatory nationwide use of E-Verify was included in the White House Fiscal Year 2018 Budget that called for “expanding worksite enforcement strategies by mandating nationwide use of the E-Verify system” to reduce illegal employment.The DHS FY 2018 Budget in Brief requested 1.5 million for E-Verify operations and upgrades for the USCIS, including a .2 million to expand the E-Verify program with the purpose of supporting “mandatory use of E-Verify nationwide within three years.” E-Verify is voluntary except for employers with federal contracts or subcontracts containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause requiring the use of E-Verify for a legal workforce.