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Immigration Bill Includes Biometric National ID Card For All Americans

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LAURA MECKLER
Wall St Journal
March 9, 2010

Lawmakers working to craft a new comprehensive immigration bill have settled on a way to prevent employers from hiring illegal immigrants: a national biometric identification card all American workers would eventually be required to obtain.

Under the potentially controversial plan still taking shape in the Senate, all legal U.S. workers, including citizens and immigrants, would be issued an ID card with embedded information, such as fingerprints, to tie the card to the worker.

The ID card plan is one of several steps advocates of an immigration overhaul are taking to address concerns that have defeated similar bills in the past.

The uphill effort to pass a bill is being led by Sens. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) and Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.), who plan to meet with President Barack Obama as soon as this week to update him on their work. An administration official said the White House had no position on the biometric card.

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[3] Immigration reform hiding a plan requiring biometric national ID card for all US workers: http://www.prisonplanet.com/immigration-reform-hiding-a-plan-requiring-biometric-national-id-card-for-all-us-workers.html

[4] National ID Card Included In Democratic Immigration Bill: http://www.prisonplanet.com/national-id-card-included-in-democratic-immigration-bill.html

[5] Guess What’s Hidden in the Immigration Bill? A National Biometric Database for Citizens: http://www.prisonplanet.com/guess-what%e2%80%99s-hidden-in-the-immigration-bill-a-national-biometric-database-for-citizens.html

[6] SCHUMER: ‘ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION WILL BE A THING OF THE PAST’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/schumer-illegal-immigration-will-be-a-thing-of-the-past.html

[7] Could U.S. Immigration Reform Include a National Biometric Database?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/could-u-s-immigration-reform-include-a-national-biometric-database.html

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