Joseph George Caldwell, PhD, Financial Management Consultant, in a Nov. 27, 2007 email response to, wrote:

“[E]mployers who unknowingly hire illegal aliens should be penalized. There is little excuse for hiring an illegal alien. Any responsible employer can verify, without much effort, whether a person is a legal resident. There is little justification for ‘unknowingly’ hiring an illegal alien. If, however, the employer has evidence that an employee is an illegal alien and fails to act on that evidence, then he should be charged with aiding and abetting an alien invader, and, if convicted, subjected to severe penalties.”

Nov. 27, 2007