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Sotomayor on Immigration

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  by  Charles Breiterman

The confirmation of Judge Sonia Sotomayor is now virtually assured for the U.S. Supreme Court. What might we expect from her in immigration-related cases? Attorney Charles Breiterman has reviewed the immigration cases of her past decisions and offers this first assessment.

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South Carolina Poultry Plant Accused of Hiring Illegal Aliens

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Columbia Farms of Greenville, SC, has been charged with knowingly hiring and employing illegal aliens. In June 2008, six plant supervisors were arrested hiring illegal aliens and instructing illegal employees to use falsified documents and the plant manager was indicted in April for hiring illegal workers.

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We're Delivering Your Petitions Every Day -- To Keep Illegal Aliens From Putting Americans Out Of Work

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  by  Roy Beck

We delivered petitions to Speaker Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Reid again this morning -- 10,503 of them. That makes 71,868 so far this week. The offices are politely accepting them each day. The NumbersUSA staff have also spoken in cities across the country via radio shows spreading the same message: Congress needs to keep in the Homeland Security spending bill all the Senate-passed protections of U.S. workers to stop illegal aliens from taking their jobs.

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Rep. Nathan Deal Fights Government Health Care for Illegal Aliens

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The America's Affordable Health Choice Act, Congress' new plan for universal health care, is being marked up by the House Energy and Commerce Committee today. As written, the bill will allow millions of illegal aliens to receive taxpayer-funded health care. Rep. Nathan Deal will be submitting amendments to prevent this from occurring.

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Grassley: New 287(g) Policies Hamper Local Law Enforcement Ability to Apprehend Illegal Aliens

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In a July 14 letter to DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) said he is worried that new departmental policies will weaken the 287(g) program, which was specifically designed to give local law enforcement offices the capability to investigate, apprehend, and detain illegal immigrants by entering into a cooperative agreement with the federal government. Grassley also noted that the department’s changes are a step backward in the effort to enforce the nation’s immigrations laws.

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House Rules Panel Denies Immigration-Reduction Votes on Spending Bills

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The House Rules Committee, in separate actions involving the FY2010 Energy and Water Appropriations bill (S 1436) and the Financial Services Appropriations bill (H.R. 3170), denied a floor vote on immigration-reduction amendments that would have helped protect American workers. In drafting the rule that defines acceptable House floor amendments for the Energy and Water Appropriations bill, the Rules Committee refused to allow votes on amendments that would have required federal contractors to use the E-Verify program as a condition for receiving government funds [sponsored by Rep.

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'U6' Unemployment -- The People Who Will Be Hurt Most If Pelosi & Reid Kill E-Verify Parts Of DHS Spending Bill

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  by  Roy Beck

"U6." No, it isn't a new version of an Irish rock group. It is the more complete look at the victims of unemployment. These are the people who would most benefit from the expanded use of E-Verify to open up jobs held by illegal aliens. Let's make sure that Pelosi, Reid and Obama look at the 25 million American victims before they choose to once again favor illegal aliens for the jobs.

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Author-to-Author with Al Franken -- No Effect on His Anti-Verification Vote

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  by  Roy Beck

New Minnesota Senator Al Franken was still a comedian and just starting to be an author when I met him at a radio studio in San Francisco in 1996. I was pitching my "The Case Against Immigration" book. I made the case to him in the waiting room. He didn't buy it then. And he definitely didn't buy it last week in his first votes in favor of keeping U.S. jobs in the hands of illegal foreign workers.

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