Reps. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.) and Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) have cosponsored House Judiciary Chairman Lamar Smith's Legal Workforce Act (H.R.2885). The bill would require 100% of businesses to begin using E-Verify for all new hires within 2 years and require all federal and state governments to check new hires and existing employees within 6 months.
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito represents West Virginia's 2nd Congressional District and is serving her sixth term in Congress. She has earned a career B-plus grade and has also cosponsored Rep. Heath Shuler's SAVE Act.
Rep. Joe Walsh represents Illinois' 8th Congressional District and is serving his first term in Congress.This is the first immigration-reduction bill that Rep. Walsh has cosponsored since being elected to Congress
With these new cosponsorships, Chairman Smith's bill now has 54 total sponsors.
Updated: Fri, Nov 4th 2011 @ 4:39pm EDT