Friday, July 15, 2011

FAIR Comments on Lamar Smith's HR 2164

Federation for American Immigration Reform
Faye - FAIR has long supported requiring employers to participate in E-Verify and commends Chairman Smith on his important and foresighted legislation. Still, FAIR does maintain serious concerns about some provisions of H.R. 2164, including... one that preempts state and local laws regarding the hiring of illegal aliens, and another that increases the amount of evidence prosecutors need to enforce the law against unscrupulous employers. FAIR is working diligently to achieve mandatory E-Verify legislation that will allow states with existing immigration laws to continue to enforce those laws, and require businesses to take steps to ensure their workers are legal.

1 comment:

gunghoman said...

Faye, what do we do on this one?