At odds over E-Verify bill

At odds over E-Verify bill

Ag groups don't agree with enforcement-only immigration approach or House Judiciary Committee's E-Verify bill.

THE House has chosen to focus exclusively on enforcement measures to address the country's broken immigration system, but agricultural groups fear that an enforcement-only approach could be devastating to agriculture.

For its first step in a piecemeal approach to immigration reform, the House Judiciary Committee approved — by a 20-13 vote on March 3 — a bill that requires employers to check worker eligibility through the E-Verify system. However, t

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