Immigration News Blog
Tuesday, October 06, 2009
Verification of illegal immigrants is scrutinized amid healthcare debateVerification of illegal immigrants is scrutinized amid healthcare debate
L.A. County officials question cost-effectiveness of rules aimed at screening those trying to get public health services. Los Angeles County health worker Leonardo Rincon lifts the birth certificate up to the light and expertly scrutinizes it. Do faint watermarks show up? Yes. He rubs his thumb over the official seal to see if it is raised. It is. He checks the number of digits in the document number.