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The combination of toughening workplace enforcement through an electronic program known as E-Verify and barring legalization could force illegal immigrants to "self deport," restrictionists say.

"There are 6 million illegal aliens holding jobs in construction, services and manufacturing," said Roy Beck, director of Numbers USA, an immigration reduction organization. "If you have mandatory E-Verify ... and you make it impossible for illegal immigrants to keep those jobs, then you get 6 million jobs that have opened up for the country's 10 million unemployed workers."http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/12/10/MNM714BFAV.DTL

By Tyche Hendricks, SF Chronicle Staff Writer

America's Jobless
Illegal Immigration
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Updated: Wed, Dec 10th 2008 @ 3:38pm EST