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Ohio Lawmaker Pushing E-Verify

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Twelve states have some form of mandatory E-Verify legislation in place and now Ohio is looking to add another state to the list. State Rep. Courtney Combs introduced legislation yesterday that would require both public and private companies to use the successful workplace verification tool.

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Americans of ALL religions join NumbersUSA in pushing a moral policy of lower immigration numbers

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  by  Roy Beck

A survey of religious affiliation of NumbersUSA's activist members unveils a remarkable diversity that reflects our nation as a whole. The results defy efforts of open-borders enthusiasts to paint NumbersUSA as coming from a narrow spectrum of the American people -- or of citizens working against the moral teachings of particular religious groups.

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Obama Administration to Run Immigration Checks on All Prisoners

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The Obama Administration has stated its intention to expand the Secure Communities program, which verifies the immigration status of prisoners in federal and state jails, to all local jails. If this program is expanded, about 1.4 million criminal illegal aliens would be deported each year.

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If Congress won't reduce new foreign workers to help jobless Americans, how about to help jobless immigrants?

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  by  Roy Beck

Immigrant unemployment is now soaring. During 18 months of recession as millions of Americans lost jobs, Congress has resolutely refused to reduce immigration and the importation of foreign workers. Scores of our elected officials appear to feel much more obligation to immigrants than to vulnerable Americans among their constituents. Now, a new study shows that the recession has finally begun to hit immigrant workers really hard. With legal immigrants who are already here suffering major job losses, is it possible that Congress can begin to see the need to stop bringing in more foreign workers?

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No Shortage of Farm Workers in Florida

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The home building industry was one of the hardest hit with the onset of the current recession, and the impact sent an abundance of workers from the construction site to the farms. According to a report in the St. Petersburg Times, farmers in suburban Tampa’s Plant City saw no shortage of farm workers this spring despite the efforts of Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Rep. Adam Putnam (R-FL) who proposed the AgJOBS Amnesty late last week.

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HAITIAN RAFT LESSON: Strict Enforcement is the Most Humane Policy for Illegal Migrants and for Us

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  by  Charles Breiterman

On Thursday, three illegal migrants were in a Florida hospital, one in critical condition, after a raft carrying some 30 people capsized off the coast of Florida. Sixteen people were rescued, and the rest are presumed dead. The United States Coast Guard has also conducted a search for other survivors over 2,500 square miles of ocean, which was still ongoing and expanding as of this writing. Autopsies of the recovered bodies were to be conducted.

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Mainstream Columnist Supports Nationwide Mandatory E-Verify

Froma Harrop

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National Syndicated columnist Froma Harrop in light of high jobless rates called for nationwide use of E-Verify in her May 14 column entitled "Illegal Immigration in Tough Times." Harrop ranks No. 14 nationally in reader reach according to Media Matters for America and was a Hillary Clinton and John Edwards supporter.

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