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Senate Introduces Pass ID to Scale Back Real ID

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With pressure coming from former Arizona governor and DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano, the Senate has introduced the Pass ID bill, which would loosen some of the requirements set forth by Real ID. Real ID was passed in response to 9-11 and required states to issue a more secure driver's license or state ID, but several states complained that it was too costly.

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Obama Administration and DHS to Gut E-Verify Executive Order - Take Action Now!!!

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Last summer, Pres. George Bush signed an executive order that would require government contractors and subcontractors to verify all employees and new hires using the Department of Homeland Security's employment verification system - E-Verify. Pres. Bush's executive order has been delayed four times, and now NumbersUSA has learned that the new Administration will scrap that executive order and replace it with a weaker version.

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LOOK AT THEIR NAMES -- They voted today to keep Americans jobless so multitudes of illegal aliens could keep fed jobs

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  by  Roy Beck

The choice couldn't have been clearer. And these U.S. Representatives said a big fat NO to the unemployed voters of their Congressional Districts and said hundreds of federal contractor jobs have to remain with illegal aliens. See the list of shame . . .

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Obama Ready to Announce His Surrender to Big Business Lobby and Gut Workplace Verification?

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  by  Roy Beck

Informed sources are telling our Capitol Hill Team that the Obama Administration plans to announce today or tomorrow new orders and rules that will gut most of the improvements in fighting illegal immigration at the end of the Bush Administration. The Big Business Lobbyists apparently are getting nearly everything they want when it comes to favoring cheap foreign labor over unemployed Americans.

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Washington “Respect for Law” Initiative Seeking Signatures

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Proponents of the immigration-reduction initiative 1043 in Washington State, also known as the Washington "Respect for Law" Act of 2009, are collecting signatures toward the 241,153 necessary to advance it for the November 2009 General Election ballot. The deadline for collecting signatures is July 2, 2009.

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Anti-Sanctuary City Bill Clears Tennessee Legislature

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The Tennessee state legislature cleared a bill (SB 1310) for the governor’s signature that would prohibit local governments from enacting “sanctuary city” ordinances or policies that make it difficult for law enforcement and other local government employees to comply with federal immigration law. The bill also requires local law enforcement officials to inform federal immigration authorities when they have probable cause to believe an arrestee is an illegal alien.

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House Appropriations Subcommittee Offers 2-Year E-Verify Extension

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The House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee unanimously approved their FY2010 spending budget, and it includes a two-year reauthorization of E-Verify. E-Verify was extended for six months during the omnibus spending bill passed back in March and is currently set to expire at the end of September.

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