Immigration

After extended legal wrangling, Alabama's revised anti-illegal immigration statute, H. B. 658, was finally signed into law by Governor Robert Bentley.

Two days into a special session of the Alabama state legislature called by Governor Robert Bentley, the Governor failed to find a friendly lawmaker who would introduce his proposed amendments to the state’s immigration law.

Foreigners are 13 percent of the population in the United States, the U.S. Census Bureau reported last week.

The Los Angeles Times reported that 13 percent, or 40 million persons out of about 300 million, is the largest number of foreign born since 1920. Not surprisingly, the largest cohort of foreigner are Mexicans and Latin Americans. 

Correlating a report from the Federation for American Immigration Reform to that of the Census Bureau shows that those states with the highest number of foreigners also spend the most on illegal aliens. 

The Additional Child Care Credit scam, wherein the IRS allows someone to get a tax credit for children claimed to be residing part of the year at a residence (often whether the children actually live there or not), will continue to be enjoyed by millions of illegal immigrants.

Performance measures for a new U.S. Border Patrol strategy have not effectively been established, a federal auditor said Tuesday. 

Florida Tea Party Senator Marco Rubio has defended his immigration bill as one that addresses a humanitarian issue without offering amnesty. 


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