Gov. Ron DeSantis outlines sweeping immigration reforms, employer mandates

Gov. Ron DeSantis proposed measures on Thursday to enhance the regulation of illegal immigration in Florida. Aspects of the proposals include requiring all employers to use the E-Verify background check platform and prohibiting local governments from issuing identification cards to unauthorized migrants. False identification to obtain employment eligibility would be a felony offense and employers violating E-Verify requirements twice in 24 months could have their licenses revoked Hospitals would collect data on the immigration status of patients and submit reports outlining the costs of care for undocumented migrants, and undocumented individuals would be prohibited from practicing law in Florida. Flor


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