Georgia Security & Immigration Compliance Act Information:
The City of Atlanta is committed to compliance with federal and State laws requiring that the City only hires workers who are lawfully entitled to work in the United States (U.S. citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization) without discrimination.
As such, the City participates in the E-Verify Program established by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration to aid employers in verifying the employment eligibility of all newly-hired employees. Our participation in the E-Verify Program does not exempt us from the obligation to obtain a complete Form I-9 from every person we hire.
For additional information on the E-Verify program contact:
Department of Homeland Security
Phone: (888) 464-4218
In compliance with the Georgia Security & Immigration Compliance Act of 2006, as amended on May 11, 2009, the public is hereby notified that the City of Atlanta has been registered with E-Verify and its predecessor program (the Employment Eligibility Verification (EEV)/ Basic Pilot Program) since July 5, 2007. The City’s E-Verify Registration number is 46710.
City of Atlanta Applicant:
Beginning on January 1, 2010, the City of Atlanta is required to comply with a recently enacted State law that requires the City's participation in the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements ("SAVE") Program.
The SAVE Program is a federal initiative designed to aid benefit-granting agencies in determining an applicant's immigration status, and thereby ensure that only entitled applicants receive federal, state or local benefits and licenses. Applicants are able to show entitlement to public benefits through the submission of a signed and notarized affidavit.
The State of Georgia has determined that all persons receiving a contract, a business license, an occupational tax certificate, an alcohol license, a taxi permit, a pawnbroker's license, a license to conduct a flea market, or an insurance company license are receiving a public benefit and therefore their eligibility for public benefits must be verified through the SAVE Program (Please refer to comprehensive list of Public Benefits qualifying for the City of Atlanta).
Accordingly, persons or entities expecting to apply to the City of Atlanta for the public benefit or renewing a public benefit should fill out the affidavit and have it signed and notarized prior to applying for the benefit and present it with their application. Applications or renewals not accompanied by the signed and notarized affidavit will not be processes.