The Wall Street Journal
By: Angus Loten
June 15, 2012
Small employers welcome work permit for young immigrants
Small businesses long resisted efforts to shift the responsibility for policing immigrants onto employers.
Verifying the legal status of new hires is a costly, burdensome distraction, one that's best left to immigration officials, they have argued.
Immigrant students block a Los Angeles road Friday to protest deportations of undocumented immigrants.
But now, some business owners are breathing easier, in light of the Department of Homeland Security's new announcement that it would stop deporting younger illegal immigrants, and instead issue them work permits.