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Disgraced Illinois governor never met an illegal alien he didn't like

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  by  Dave Gorak

The latest estimates show that more than 600,000 illegal aliens are living on the backs of Illinois taxpayers. And Gov. Rod Blagojevich did everything he could to make them feel more at home in the Prairie State. From in-state tuition to driver's licenses, Blago tried to assimilate illegal aliens into the state he governed.

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S.C. Businesses Getting Workplace Verification Training

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In just a few week's, South Carolina's Illegal Immigration and Reform Act goes into effect, requiring that all state businesses hire legally documented workers. The law requires businesses with state contracts and at least 500 employees to begin using the system on Jan. 1 with all businesses conforming by July 1, 2010.

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Official Accused of Hiring Illegal Immigrants

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A federal official with the job of overseeing immigration enforcement in three New England States was charged last week for hiring three illegal aliens to clean her Massachusetts home. Lorraine Henderson is the Boston area port director for the Department of Homeland Security and was caught counseling her housekeeper on how to evade deportation, but the housekeeper was bugged.

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Alabama City to Target Contractors who Hire Undocumented Workers

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The Albertville City Council in Northeastern Alabama approved a measure that will require contractors with three or more employees to use E-Verify. The city ordinance looks to ensure that contractors who provide services for the city hire employees that are legal to work in the United States.

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Leading Capitol Hill Publication Features NumbersUSA Call to Suspend Most Legal Immigration

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The Washington-based publication Congressional Quarterly featured NumbersUSA's call to suspend most legal migration in light of recent U.S. employment statistics. In Roy Beck's blog from December 5, he called for "limiting immigration mostly to nuclear families and our fair share of internationally recognized special needs refugees" as a logical response to declining economic numbers.

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Stupid Stimulus or Sensible Stimulus?

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  by  Charles Breiterman

President-elect Obama has requested that Congress have a fiscal stimulus package waiting on his desk for his signature when he takes office on January 20. The stimulus is projected to be up to $700 billion with the aim of creating 2.5 million jobs over 2 years. That is $280,000 per job, or $140 billion per each 500,000 jobs created.

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Urge the Senate to Extend E-Verify

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Last week the Department of Labor issued a grim report on the state of jobs in America. More than 500,000 Americans lost their job in November and more than 2 million so far in 2008. In response, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Lamar Smith (R-Texas) issued a statement urging the Senate to pass a long-term extension of E-Verify. Take action now by calling and/or faxing your Senator and asking them to add an amendment to the auto industry bailout to attach H.R. 6633.

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