Immigration analysts urged caution on a sweeping work-ID plan designed to enforce statutes against hiring undocumented workers. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., who believes E-Verify is "half-hearted and flawed," unveiled a proposal that would require all U.S. workers to verify their identities through fingerprints or digital photos. Opponents of Schumer's plan say the biometrics system could be expensive and may also violate privacy.

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