Immigration reform. Employer incentive to hire new legals not citizens

The Law of Unintended Consequences meets in the deeply convoluted intersection of immigration reform and Obamacare

Under the immigration reform bill, some employers would have an incentive of up to $3,000 per year to hire a newly legalized immigrant over a U.S. citizen.

In avoiding one controversy — the cost of providing millions of newly legalized immigrants with ObamaCare subsidies — the Senate “Gang of Eight” may have risked walking into another.