Published Date:  

2009-01-06 05:00

Public Description:  

H.R. 98, Illegal Immigration Enforcement and Social Security Protection Act of 2009, would establish a mandatory employment eligibility verification system in which employers would be required to verify new hires' eligibility to work in the United States, and would upgrade Social Security cards' security features by including: (1) a digitized photograph of the rightful bearer; (2) an encrypted machine-readable electronic identification strip unique to the rightful bearer; and (3) additional anti-tampering, -counterfeiting, and -fraud security features.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Rep. David Dreier [R-CA26, 2003-2013] in the 111th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 98

Chamber:  

House