Jacob Lesniewski is an Organizer at Arise Chicago Worker Center
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Friday, June 10, 2011
Without Immigration Reform E-Verify Is Just Profiling
The need for comprehensive immigration reform at the federal is even more pressing as immigrants face the hodgepodge of state and local legislative efforts and federal enforcement programs that vary from county to county. The passage of “Dream Acts” in Illinois or Connecticut is offset by the passage of “Nightmare Acts” in Georgia or Alabama. Instead of national leadership and thoughtful opinions from pundits we are left with divorced from reality musings on the necessity of E-verify by Ross Douhat of the New York Times.