"The bill would pass if he put it on the floor," said Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer.
A shift has occurred over the last year, according to Gallup.
The Chamber, a business-friendly group that has opposed measures expelling illegal immigrant workers, said that the Bush administration has unlawfully used an executive order to require federal contractors and sub-contractors to use the Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify program. The Chamber group said that the executive order discards federal immigration and procurement laws.
"This massive expansion of E-Verify is not only bad policy, it