Immigration Reform to be Discussed During Obama's State of the Union Address; Critics Weigh in on Rubio's E-Verify Work Plan

Immigration Reform to be Discussed During Obama's State of the Union Address; Critics Weigh in on Rubio's E-Verify Work Plan

Originally published in Latinos Post

"Using employers as a fourth arm of the government is not the framework that the founders of this country envisioned when they created the Constitution," David Bier, an immigration policy analyst at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told the Florida Watchdog. "When you have a giant database on every single person, you can easily identify them and create a monitoring system for their activities."

Bier pointed out that American citizens and their employers are not immigration agents and should not be forced to maintain a vigilance on their employees on behalf of the federal government.