the “no-work” list

from san bernadino county sun: Remember the Department of Homeland Security’s “no-fly” lists that erratically flagged 3-year-old children and dozens of men named David Nelson as terrorists seeking to board commercial airplanes? Now privacy experts are warning the United States to prepare for the “no-work” list.

As Congress battles over new immigration policy, experts say a little-discussed aspect of the bill, mandatory employee-eligibility verification, is likely to have a colossal impact on the lives of every person in the U.S. labor market, citizen and foreigner alike.

“Everyone who wants to work will feel this provision,” said Tim Sparapani, legal counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union. “People are just beginning to understand the implications of it, and they’re big.”

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