Immigration Bill Requres Social Security Verification for All Jobs

In Today’s Kansas City Star:

For critics, it’s an Orwellian nightmare: the government signing off on every single hiring decision made in the United States.

For backers, it’s the only logical way to discourage illegal immigrants, one using the nation’s only existing, all-encompassing — and currently flawed — 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, “disability cases are piling up and needy people are waiting years to receive their benefits.” See Details here:

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