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Fighting Voter ID

Supreme Court questions use of ID theft law against illegal workers

The justices appear sympathetic to an undocumented immigrant who claimed that he didn't know his fake identification had an actual person's Social Security number.

E-verify: An Economic Burden to Businesses and State Budgets

A new resource from our friends at the National Immigration Law Center emphasizes the costs to both businesses and local governments of trying to enforce immigration law in the workplace.  As they note, the E-verify system - the electronic program that is currently voluntary for employers to use in comparing workers’ documents for employment eligibility against federal databases from the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration - imposes a range of costs: