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House Proceeding 06-24-09 on Jun 25th, 2009 :: 0:05:35 to 0:08:35
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Harold Rogers

0:05:14 to 0:05:37( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: dollar amount, by $50 million. the speaker pro tempore: the house will be in order. members and staff will take their seats. members in conversations will remove them from the floor. members in the center aisle

Harold Rogers

0:05:35 to 0:08:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Harold Rogers

Harold Rogers

0:05:38 to 0:06:00( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: will sit down. the gentleman from kentucky is recognized for five minutes. mr. rogers: madam speaker, since the majority has shut out nearly all of the minority from offering legitimate and well reasoned amendments, i offer this motion to recommit. the motion is straightforward. it simply would add $50 million

Harold Rogers

0:06:01 to 0:06:22( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: to the e-verify program. this program allows an employer all and verify that an applicant for a job is not an illegal immigrant. for months the adminis and this majority have delayed, diminished, and all but dismissed the government-run

Harold Rogers

0:06:23 to 0:06:44( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: employee verification system under the guise that the system is inaccurate, costly, and susceptible to error and identity theft. however e-verify is accurate 99 -plus percent of the time. in my book 99% accuracy

Harold Rogers

0:06:45 to 0:07:07( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: especially when we are talking pretty good statistic. having said that this motion would ensure beyond the shadow of a doubt complete and total accuracy of e-very. no longer can opponents of e-verify hide behind concerns

Harold Rogers

0:07:08 to 0:07:29( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: about incorrect readings or system errors. this motion simply directs $50 million in this bill to improve on a system that the current secretary of homeland security had the good sense to adopt in r home state when she was governor two years ago. e-verify ensures that a

Harold Rogers

0:07:30 to 0:07:52( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: legitimate worker has a legitimate shot at a job. if we can't help our citizenry in this, what are we doing here? second, it's a tool torevent illegitimate workers from working in secure areas. airport runways, military bases, federal buildings, train

Harold Rogers

0:07:53 to 0:08:15( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: yards, and so forth. continued opposition to this creates a security vulnerability we simply afford. we have record level unemployment in this country and we have americans who want to work and yet we continue to drag our feet and delay both an

Harold Rogers

0:08:16 to 0:08:36( Edit History Discussion )

Harold Rogers: security tool. so let's get past the rhetoric. let's add sufficient funds to ensure even greater accuracy, capacity, and oversight to prevent the risk of identity theft. $50 million is 1/3 of the raise the departmental

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