State Rep. Brad Montell wants to put in place tighter filters for employers who could be hiring undocumented workers. The concept should draw consideration.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 2:00 am (Updated: October 26, 2:03 am)
State Rep. Brad Montell (R-Shelbyville) last week took a new and hopeful stab at addressing a problem that we all recognize and rebuke: the hiring of illegal immigrants.
His proposal – to require those most likely to hire undocumented workers to go through a specific process of ensuring the legal residency of those individuals – is not entirely original, but it at least keeps open the discussion of an idea that could help solve a problem that costs our country, state and county millions of tax dollars annually.
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