New amnesty bill introduced in Congress
- From: JP <jp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 16:28:32 -0600
WASHINGTON--Today, U.S. Rep. Solomon P. Ortiz (D-Texas) and U.S. Rep.
Luis V. Gutierrez (D-Illinois) introduced the Comprehensive
Immigration Reform for America?s Security and Prosperity (CIR ASAP) in
the House of Representatives.
Ortiz and Gutierrez were joined by other members of the House of
Representatives, including members of the Congressional Hispanic
Caucus, the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, the
Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Black Caucus. "
the entire bill.
"Our chief House opponent, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), has introduced
a bill that is much, much more radical than any Amnesty bill ever
"I'm going to give a super-condensed summary of the two-page bill.
Some features are so outrageous you may think we are making them up.
But it's all true!
* The bill outlaws all state and local laws against illegal
immigration. It overthrows laws like those in Arizona, Oklahoma, and
Georgia that punish companies for hiring illegal aliens.
* It eliminates the 287(g) program in which local law enforcement
helps identify and detect illegal aliens for the feds.
* Job verification would no longer be possible, because this bill
would ELIMINATE E-Verify! All our gains in verification over the last
decade would be destroyed if this bill were to become law.
* All Illegal Aliens in U.S. as of day-before-yesterday will be
given immediate Amnesty.
* The only ones not given the Amnesty are those who've committed a
"serious crime." BUT, if the criminal is above 65 years old, no
problem--they get the amnesty. (New industry--older criminals smuggled
into U.S. to escape punishment in home countries?)
* Importation of foreign-workers or permanent immigrants will be
So.. How's that Obama thing working out for you?
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