Dave Chandler, Co-chair of the Colorado Green Party, in a June 15, 2005 article titled "Immigration Solution: Punish Illegal Employers; Respect ALL Employees," from his "Colorado Green" personal blog, wrote:

“[N]ew immigration laws should be enacted that revolve around this fundamental principle: employers who hire undocumented workers should do prison time – let me repeat that, PRISON TIME – and pay big fines. These laws need to be constructed in such a way as to prevent company executives from avoiding prosecution by contracting out labor…

in this internet age, how hard can it be to check-out a person’s credentials to work legally… This proposal to punish illegal employers is pretty basic in its concept… We should ask Congress to enact some version of this plan.”

June 15, 2005