Accused Killer's Farm Likely Confused By E-Verify, Atty Says

By Tiffany Hu (August 23, 2018, 10:23 PM EDT) -- The dairy farm that employed an immigrant charged with murdering a University of Iowa student may well have been confused by the E-Verify system when trying to confirm his legal status, according to a lawyer representing the man.

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump said at a rally in West Virginia that Cristhian Rivera, who has been charged with first-degree murder in Mollie Tibbetts' death, was an unauthorized immigrant, while using the case to criticize immigration laws for being "such a disgrace."

But Rivera's lawyer, Allan M. Richards, on Wednesday told an Iowa magistrate judge that his client was in fact...

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