May 31, 2013
This document briefly highlights the provisions of the Senate immigration reform bill, introduced on April 17, 2013, and amended in the Senate Judiciary Committee over several days in May. (Updated May 31, 2013)
September 20, 2011
This paper discusses the consequences of implementing the E-Verify employment verification system as a nationwide program without broader reforms to our immigration system that would give legal status to the five percent of our workforce that is currently undocumented.
July 05, 2011
In the 112th Congress, legislation has been introduced to mandate the use of the E-Verify electronic worker verification system nationwide outside of an effort at broader immigration reform. Several states this year considered such legislation, and rejected it, in the face of business opposition. A mandate to use E-Verify without providing a path to legal status for its largely undocumented workforce would be particularly devastating for the U.S. agricultural sector. States that have adopted...
May 27, 2011
Absent comprehensive reform of our immigration laws that includes a realistic way of legalizing the millions of undocumented workers now living and working in the U.S., imposition of the mandatory use of the E-Verify electronic work authorization verification system will meet with limited success.