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Gov. Brewer says Legislature may tweak' Arizona law

July 31, 2010 politisite 0

Gov. Jan Brewer said the Legislature may “tweak” SB 1070 when it convenes in January to address the federal judge’s concerns about the law. For example, U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton had singled out a provision requiring that every person arrested in the state be held until their immigration status is determined. Brewer’s lawyer had told the judge that the sentence was “inartfully” written and should only apply to suspected […]

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ICE: "will not necessarily process illegal immigrants referred to them by Arizona"

May 21, 2010 politisite 0

I.C.E. trying to push back on Arizona Law says it may not process illegal immigrants who are processed in Arizona.  If the Border was secure, which is federal responsibility, they wouldn’t need to worry about the Arizona law. Echoing comments by President Barack Obama and others in the administration, Morton said that Arizona’s new law targeting illegal immigration is not “good government.” The law makes it a crime to be […]

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Reid Was Against Illegal Immigration Before He Was for It

April 26, 2010 politisite 0

From a friend on the Hill, Sen. Harry Reid’s version of “comprehensive Immigration Reform as of 1994 (a longish PDF here): Cut legal immigration, beef up border enforcement, end asylum abuse, and strengthen the ban on hiring illegals by providing counterfeit-proof IDs. Strangely, no mention of a path to citizenship. Sounds okay to me — where do I sign up, Harry? via Reid Was Against Illegal Immigration Before He Was for It […]

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Sens. Schumer and Graham team up on National ID Card and Immigration Reform

March 9, 2010 politisite 0

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) have teamed up to work on comprehensive immigration reform that included developing a new Social Security Card that includes bio-metric information like finger prints for every U.S. Citizen. Some critics are calling the New ID a national Identification care that tends to be unpopular amount moderates and conservatives in America. The rational for the new card is that if a tamper proof bio-metric card was issued to US Citizens and required for employment, it would make it more difficult for illegals to get a job in the United States. The argument is that if illegals can not get work. they would be less likely to make the track to the United States.