It has long been obvious that we need to turn off the jobs magnet, but with 1.2 million "known gotaways" over our porous border during the Biden administration, it's more urgent than ever that E-Verify requirements be implemented for all employers.
In The Washington Post, Henry Olsen made a wonderful case that one of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' top priorities in the coming months should be a statewide E-Verify mandate for all employers:
Meanwhile, in Congress, Senator Grassley (R-IA) has re-introduced an excellent mandatory E-Verify bill. It's one of NumbersUSA's Great Solutions.
E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information entered by an employer from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to records available to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration to confirm employment eligibility.
The House Judiciary Committee held its first immigration hearing last week: The Biden Border Crisis: Part I
ANDREW GOOD is the Director of the Media Standards Program for NumbersUSA
Updated: Mon, Feb 13th 2023 @ 12:36pm EST