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Monday, July 10, 2006

States take the lead in cracking down on lawbreaking employers and illegal workers... in at least 30 states...

Frustrated by the lack of positive action on the part of the federal government and the U.S. Senate, at least 30 states have taken defensive measures to protect their state economies and enact state laws to stop illegal hiring practices and lessen the economic drain on the taxpayers and public services in their states.

You'd think the federal government would get the message and stop trying to shove amnesty-paraded-under-a-pseudonym and the largest welfare expansion in the history of this country down the throats of unwilling American citizens. They either don't get it or they're ignoring the will of the majority of legal citizens throughout this country.

Ignoring we the people is the reverse of what they are elected to do. We elected them to represent our best interests, by proxy, and they are refusing to do so---at the same time they are not enforcing federal border, immigration, labor, I.R.S. and Social Security laws.

More below---including examples of some states' new laws---and here.
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"States try to block illegal workers..."

"At least 30 states have passed laws or taken other steps this year to crack down on illegal immigrants, often making it harder for undocumented workers to find jobs or receive public services.

...states have enacted at least 57 laws, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures and a USA TODAY analysis. Among major themes of the state legislation: fining businesses that hire undocumented workers and denying such companies public contracts if they don't verify the legal status of employees.

“The trends … have leaned toward the punitive side... The No. 1 topic has been employment in terms of deterring employers and employees...”

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