In June 2011, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) introduced the Legal Workforce Act (HR 2164), an E-Verify bill that requires all employers to use the employment verification system. The bill features a three-year phase-in with 99% of employers required to use the system within two years. The bill also requires all federal, state, and local agencies to run existing employees through E-Verify, and lifts the federal ban on private employers from running current employees through E-Verify.
The federal immigration bureaucracy cannot possibly handle its present workload, let alone deal with the administrative burdens of new amnesty and guest worker programs under current "comprehensive immigration reform" proposals in the U.S. House and Senate. This introductory video features Rosemary Jenks of NumbersUSA and is based on the congressional testimony of Michael Maxwell, former Director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' Office of Security and Investigations, who exposed the rampant corruption and mismanagement in that agency.