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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Apr 16, 2013 07:54 PM CDT

Under the framework released Tuesday for the potential Senate immigration bill, all farmers who hire would have to use the E-Verify employment system within four years to check on prospective employees.

Details in the framework highlight the path to legalization of an estimated 11million people now living in the country illegally.

For everything to work, the bill would create a metric for defining whether the country has a secure southern border to go along with a $3 billion border security program to upgrade surveillance, additional Border Patrol agents and drones to operate along the border and federal lands.

On the E-Verify ...

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