Two lawmakers who have been at odds with each other on immigration legislation stood together Wednesday to jointly introduce a migrant worker bill that seeks to begin a partnership between Utah and a state in Mexico.
Republican state lawmakers weren’t kidding last year when they vowed to take on illegal immigration in Georgia. In recent months, they have introduced no fewer than eight bills seeking to crack down on a long list of problems tied to illegal immigrants.
It’s like he can’t help it: ridiculously anti-immigrant pundit Mark Krikorian, executive director of the hate group/think tank Center for Immigrant Studies (CIS), has penned another racist, nativist gem, making him once again one of those people we’re kind of glad to have around.
Don’t look now, but Texas is turning blue. Not today, to be sure, nor tomorrow. But to read the newly released census data on the Lone Star State is to understand that Texas, the linchpin of any Republican electoral college majority, is turning Latino and, unless the Republicans change their spots, Democratic.
Making the intellectual link between slavery and illegal immigration isn’t hard.
Indiana’s proposed immigration law — which would be one of the toughest such laws in the nation — took hits Tuesday on two fronts. Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry announced that he had joined about 2,600 people in signing a petition to encourage state lawmakers to leave immigration reform to the federal government.
In December 2005 H.R. 4437, aka the “Sensenbrenner Bill” was passed by the House of Representatives and the issue of immigration became front page news in American politics.
Georgia moved one step closer Monday to mounting an Arizona-style crackdown on illegal immigration when a key legislative panel passed a 22-page bill targeting the problem.
Sniping between the House and Senate over how to approach illegal immigration legislation took center stage at the Capitol again Monday. With passage of a bill aimed at repealing in-state tuition for undocumented college students, the House has now approved four measures on the controversial subject.
When D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier heard about a new federal immigration enforcement program last year, she said it could have prevented eight killings in the city in the previous two years.