The partial shutdown of the Federal Government has ended after 35 days, and about 800,000 federal employees are going back to work with backpay (or in some cases staying at work and getting paid for the the time they worked without pay).

One of the many government programs now back up and running is E-Verify, the program under which employers may check out an employee’s ability to work legally in the United States. ┬áThe program’s website,, warned that there may be a backlog at first.