State senator opposes E-Verify provision in Fla. immigration bill

05/2/2011 | Miami Herald (free registration), The

Florida Sen. J.D. Alexander, R-Lake Wales, said he is against a provision in a proposed immigration bill that would make employers use the federal government's E-Verify system to check the status of potential employees, adding that E-Verify is "expensive and glitchy." The bill has stirred controversy among immigrants and other groups. A vote in the state Senate is scheduled for today.

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