The immigration reform plan put forth by President Obama last month calls for increased penalties against employers for hiring undocumented workers. Plus, it would mandate employers’ participation in the electronic E-Verify system within five years. (Large employers with 1,000 or more workers would have to comply within two years.)
A group of Democratic and Republican senators are pushing their own bipartisan reform plan, which would create a mandatory electronic employment verification system that would differ from E-Verify.
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