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Immigrant Groups Fighting Stimulus Provision

First Posted: 03/15/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:05 PM ET

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Washington Independent:

Among the many provisions of the $800-plus billion stimulus bill hotly debated and horse-traded behind closed doors, one that remained largely under the radar through the negotiations would have forced employers receiving stimulus money to use a controversial federal computer system to verify that all of its employees are legal U.S. workers. Although preliminary indications are that the requirement did not make it into the final version, the battle over E-Verify is far from over.

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