In Today’s Kansas City Star:
For critics, itâ€™s an Orwellian nightmare: the government signing off on every single hiring decision made in the United States.
For backers, itâ€™s the only logical way to discourage illegal immigrants, one using the nationâ€™s only existing, all-encompassing â€” and currently flawed â€” database to block unlawful employment entering the country.
Under it, 55 million new hires each year in the U.S. would be scrutinized for fraudulent Social Security numbers.
… Barbara Kennelly, president of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, said the new workload would overwhelm an understaffed administration. Already, she said, â€œdisability cases are piling up and needy people are waiting years to receive their benefits.â€ See Details here: