Many stimulus jobs could go to undocumented workers, groups say

03/9/2009 | USA Today

The use of E-verify to document a worker's eligibility to be hired is not part of the economic-stimulus package. Some groups say this could mean that up to 300,000 or 15% of the construction jobs could go to undocumented workers. While this bothers some, Jorge-Mario Cabrera, director of education for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, said, "I think that we really should be focusing on economic progress for all."

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