An Arizona-like Immigration Law for PA?

Following Arizona’s recent enactment of a law intended to enforce federal illegal immigration laws, Pennsylvania State Representative Daryl Metcalfe has introduced similar legislation. The law would force employers to use e-Verify to check immigration status on new employees and would allow police to detain those who cannot provide proof of legal status (e.g. a photo ID, like a driver’s license) if they are stopped for a primary offense (like speeding).

Here is some thoughtful discussion of the Arizona law: