"In March, Congressman Bill Sali (R-Idaho) sent a letter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice urging her to hold off on approving the consulate until the government can assure Idahoans that a consulate will not foster the continued presence of illegal immigrants in the state. Sali, who earlier this month was recognized by the American Conservative Union as one of the "best and brightest" in the U.S. House, said the prospect of a Mexican consulate in the state's capital has "provoked concern" among his constituents that it could be "exploited" by individuals to gain "illicit 'legal' standing" in Idaho...."

Chad Groening, OneNewsNow, 29 May 2008

Illegal Immigration

Updated: Wed, Jul 5th 2017 @ 2:43pm EDT