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Tancredo Initiative Would Require Immigration-Status Checks of Hires

Former U.S. Rep. and one-time presidential candidate Tom Tancredo wants every Colorado business to verify that new hires are U.S. citizens, a proposal that prompted cries of racism from critics. Tancredo filed a ballot proposal Friday that would force the 2011 Colorado legislature to pass a law requiring businesses to use a federal program to check the immigration status of all newly hired workers, The Denver Post reports.

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