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This Means You, Too

Whatever impressions you may have gotten from advocates, there are no exemptions for native-born citizens in the immigration bills' requirements for a national database to verify employment eligibility. Even DAR members will be at its mercy--and we know databases never have errors.

Glenn Garvin's classic 1995 Reason article on the subject infuriated restrictionists with its heart-rending lead. But it's mostly a tough-minded--and still relevant--look at database problems, something nobody's bothering to discuss this time around.

UPDATE: Here's what happened to Lizbet Martinez (via Professor Postrel).

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