Rep. Ralph Hall (R-Texas) has cosponsored Chairman Lamar Smith's Legal Workforce Act (H.R.2885) that would require 100% of businesses to use E-Verify for all new hires within 2 years. The bill would also require all federal, state, and local agencies as well as federal and state contractors and critical infrastructure sites to use E-Verify within 6 months. The Legal Workforce Act could open up as many as 7 million jobs currently held by illegal aliens.
Rep. Hall represent'sTexas' 4th Congressional District and is serving his 16th term in Congress. Rep. Hall has earned a career A-plus grade, ranking him in the top 10 for career grades for all Members of Congress. In the 112th Congress, Rep. Hall has also cosponsored Rep. Steve King's bill to end Birthright Citizenship.
The Legal Workforce Act (H.R.2885) now has 57 total sponsors.
Updated: Wed, Nov 9th 2011 @ 1:49pm EST