President Bush signed today an executive order requiring federal contractors to verify the immigration status of their employees (HT: Chris). Notes the EO: It is the policy of the executive branch to enforce fully the immigration laws of the United States, including the detection and removal of illegal aliens and the imposition of legal sanctions [...]
Still think 287g is a bad idea? Read this piece on the reaction in Jamiel Shaw’s community to his murder/execution by an illegal immigrant gang member.
Congresswoman Sue Myrick has petitioned Assistant Secretary Julie Myers to explain just what ICE’s policy is regarding the admission of illegal aliens into taxpayer-supported colleges and universities. Download 52808_letter_to_asst_sec_julie_myers_illegals_comm_colleges.pdf Following the state’s decision to cease admitting illegal aliens, the News & Observer published an unsigned letter from ICE that stated, “It is left for the [...]
The N&O is reporting that House budget writers are proposing “$1 million to help sheriffs enforce federal immigration law.” In short, the House seems set to refund the 287(g) program. Last year’s budget, allocated $750,000 in nonrecurring funds for the program, which is now in place in several counties throughout North Carolina, with the ongoing [...]
This past Sunday, the N&O devoted its Sunday forum to illegal immigration. Many of the letters voiced opposition or support for a previous letter that characterized the term “illegal alien” as “hateful.” As our regular readers know, the term illegal alien is not hateful at all, but an innocuous legal term that refers to an [...]