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E-Verify Program

Frequently Asked Questions

I have received information relative to a new program being implemented by the Department of Homeland Security relative to the participation in the "E-Verify" program.  As a grant recipient, is FTA planning on offering grantees guidance as to the roles and responsibilities in this new program?

The E-Verify program is a DHS-sponsored employment verification system that applies to Federal contractors and subcontractors.  As grant recipients, FTA grantees generally are not classified as "contractors" for purposes of E-Verify, unless they are already required to comply with E-Verify under a pre-existing obligation to DHS - see   (Posted: 02-2009)