Surety Bonds: A Better Solution Than Burdensome Workplace Immigration Enforcement

Publication Date: June 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): James Sherk; William W. Beach

Research Area: Labor; Population and demographics

Keywords: Immigration; surety bonds; workplace; alien

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


To ensure that companies hire only legal immigrants, Congress should require them to post surety bonds guaranteeing that their employees are legally allowed to work in the United States.