E-verify http://ripr.org en Tuesday, February 5, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/tuesday-february-5-2013 <p>House lawmakers consider an e-verify bill for employers.&nbsp; The General Assembly begins hearings this week on the state's budget for next year. These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><br>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20podcast%20for%205feb2013">news@ripr.org</a><br>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:31:45 +0000 Lydia Rogers 9811 at http://ripr.org RI Lawmakers should stay clear of immigration issues http://ripr.org/post/ri-lawmakers-should-stay-clear-immigration-issues <p>For nearly a decade every Rhode Island legislative session has brought a florid and divisive debate over immigration issues. First it was whether the state should require all businesses to check the citizenship status of employees by using a federal computer database known as E-Verify.</p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Scott MacKay 9643 at http://ripr.org RI Lawmakers should stay clear of immigration issues