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President Trump proposes cutting funding to E-Verify program

  1. Original Date Announced

    March 19, 2019

    President Trump's FY2020 budget proposes an 8 percent funding cut to the E-Verify program. The Trump administration requests only $122 million in fiscal year 2020, compared to $133 million in fiscal years 2019 and 2018. USCIS states that a higher funding level is no longer needed because of technological modernization. [ID #549]

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Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Legislation
Subject Matter: Employment Verification
Agencies Affected: USCIS

Pre Trump-Era Policies

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