Immigration Law

Recent Posts

Jim Harper: Internal Enforcement, E-Verify, and the Road to a National ID
Posted on 30 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Successful “internal enforcement” of immigration law requires having a national identity system. If expanded, “E-Verify,” the much-debated effort to control illegal immigration through access to employment, will become such... Read More

Biometric Database of All Adult Americans Hidden in Immigration Reform
Posted on 10 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The immigration reform measure the Senate began debating yesterday would create a national biometric database of virtually every adult in the U.S., in what privacy groups fear could be the first step to a ubiquitous national identification system... Read More

Gang of Eight: National ID Out, E-Verify In
Posted on 13 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Senators working on a sweeping immigration bill will likely abandon the idea of a new high-tech ID card for workers because it’s too expensive, a key negotiator said. That means their emerging legislation, which they’ve promised will... Read More

Idaho Joins E-Verify RIDE
Posted on 17 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"As of July 14, 2013, Idaho is the third state to join the Records and Information from DMVs for E-Verify (RIDE) program. Through the RIDE initiative, E-Verify is able to confirm information from drivers’ licenses and state identification cards... Read More

A Mandatory National ID Card For Everyone: The Price For Reform?
Posted on 21 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Key senators are exploring an immigration bill that would force every U.S. worker—citizen or not—to carry a high-tech identity card that could use fingerprints or other personal markers to prove a person's legal eligibility to work... Read More