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'E-Verify' Background Check Program A Likely Part Of Any Immigration Reform

Jan 29, 2013 (All Things Considered) — Any new immigration legislation is likely to expand the E-Verify program as a key component of enforcement. Some businesses already use the program to confirm that their new hires are authorized to work. But E-Verify has been error-prone in the past. Audie Cornish talks with Muzaffar Chishti of the non-partisan Migration Policy Institute about how the program has evolved and what it will take to expand it nationwide.

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