Councilman Drops E-Verify Proposal

The proposal to require San Juan Capistrano businesses to use E-Verify is postponed indefinitely at councilman Derek Reeve's request.

has pulled from Tuesday's agenda a proposal to mandate San Juan Capistrano businesses use .

The item was postponed indefinitely at Reeve's request, Mayor Sam Allevato said Wednesday. (The mayor aids staffers in setting council agendas).

The council was set to discussat its last meeting Sept. 20, but continued the item when the meeting—which started at 6 p.m.—entered the midnight hour.

Reeve did not return messages seeking comment.

Under his proposal, in order to obtain a business license with the city, an employer would be required to use the federal electronic database to check the citizenship statuses of its employees. 

Keep checking San Juan Capistrano Patch for information about what's coming up at Tuesday's City Council meeting.

Squonk September 30, 2011 at 09:13 PM
Jenna Did you ever find out why Reeve pulled his proposal?
Jenna Chandler September 30, 2011 at 09:17 PM
I did not. Here's what the Orange County Register reported: "Reeve said in an email Thursday that he had withdrawn the issue from next Tuesday’s agenda because 'there are a number of unanticipated events taking place in Sacramento and Washington that may have an impact on my proposal. I decided to place it on hold until some of the dust settles.'" You can read the full Register story here http://www.ocregister.com/news/city-319731-san-employer.html
pjd September 30, 2011 at 10:28 PM
See my comment above.
Josh Francis October 01, 2011 at 02:55 AM
ಠ_ಠ blanket statement. Also remember the first Americans that came here from Europe were illegal aliens too. I think a vast majority of illegal aliens do not rape, mutilate or poison us.
Dan October 01, 2011 at 07:59 AM
Actually, there's a lot more natural born citizens that rape, mutilate and poison us than there are illegal ones. Maybe Reeve can name his dog after one of them.


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