Jun 15, 2013

Buried in the comprehensive immigration reform legislation before the Senate are obscure provisions that impose on Americans expansive national identification systems, tied to electronic verification schemes. Under the guise of "reform," these trample fundamental rights and freedoms. Any citizen wanting to take a job would face the regulation that his or her digitized high-resolution passport or driver's license photo be collected and stored centrally in a DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Citizenship and Immigration Services database. http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/13/opinion/sobel-id-immigration/index.html

New ID rules would threaten citizens' rights

Richard Sobel says the Senate immigration bill contains ID requirements that could deprive many citizens of their freedom to work.