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Immigration bill headed to House floor

by Dara Kam | April 14th, 2011

From The News Service of Florida:

“Following two hours of sometimes tearful testimony and despite united opposition from Florida’ business and agricultural community, the House Economic Affairs Committee on Thursday approved a controversial immigration measure (HB 7089) requires employers to verify the status of new hires and allows police to ask criminal suspects to prove they are in the country legally.

The bill passed on an 11-7 vote along party lines, with Republicans winning the day. The bill now travels to the House floor.”

Meanwhile, a Senate committee yesterday postponed a vote on their measure (SB 2040)in hopes of getting Gov. Rick Scott on board. Scott’s insisting that immigration reform allow law enforcement officials to ask for documentation during investigation into illegal activity. But that’s something GOP leaders in the Senate may not have the votes to pass.

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6 Responses to “Immigration bill headed to House floor”

  1. Brittanicus Says:


    Numerous States have seen the reprehensible illegal immigrant inheritance, that Utah will become a beneficiary of as economic families move there. If other States don’t pass policing laws similar to Arizona, they too will end up with overcrowded schools and hospital like the refuge State of California and Nevada. They too will be paying the penalty of uncontrollable welfare payments to illegal families. What an absolute travesty our immigration laws are? Each administration has refused to seal the borders for years, when by making illegal entry into the United States a felony would have brought most of this issue to an abrupt stop. That Americans are forced by law to educate, assemble free health care and even give individuals a warm cell, where they get free wholesome meals a day in prison. They steal our less educated US American workers jobs, lower our wages and use fraudulent ID and Social security numbers to rob old folk, homeless, of public benefits.

    How many of working Americans are blind to Contractors employing illegal aliens for roofing jobs, landscaping and paying them under the proverbial table? How many honest contractors that was in the construction industry 15 years ago, couldn’t under bid business as they were using illegal workers, so they had to file bankruptcy or lose their companies. This is a nationwide epidemic that affects all Americans, seeing the financial consequence, so we should take it upon them to notify ICE as whistle blowers. What we need is a illegal immigration nationwide program that undertakes to inform ICE, that illegal immigrants are employed, in a job any US citizen or resident can do?

    The pro-sovereignty organization of (FAIR) says the federal government pays out a 113 billion a year, to cater to them. Then billions of dollars more are paid out on the State and county level entitlements, while $40 billion dollars leave the country annually in lost revenue. A. The federal government projection of the 12 million illegal aliens settled here is a fallacy; the population is around 20 plus million. This is all propaganda spread by Liberal progressives for years, which included the open border crazies and ethnocentrism groups. IF you want to alter the path that our America is going, we should become united with the TEA PARTY. Away from the Republican elites, Democratic and Leftist instigators and join the millions of Conservative moderates in the TEA PARTY. They are the only Caucus that will shrink our, bulbous government spending extravaganza and make the federalist relinquish their hold demanding continuous higher taxes. It’s a court order from the liberal party to force taxpayers, to maintain the children of illegal immigration education and for the whole family free health care.

    Our Medicare goes to the senior adults, but Medicaid is appropriated by the millions of illegal aliens who slipped past the Border Patrol or overstayed expired visas. The TEA PARTY agenda is to enforce National Security and defend America, from enemies Domestic and foreign. We will build the real fence(s) across our frontier, complete with concertina razor wire and the deployment of National Guard troops, with orders to use force if threatened. In the interior of our nation the mandatory operation of E-Verify, with the backing of Secure Communities and other federal and State policing tools Sweeping Nationwide audits to apprehend businesses that snub the law and hire illegal aliens. There will not be any arrest and release for anybody who lives here illegally, and we will deny any foreign aid to any country that will not take back their unauthorized migrants or immigrants. Nobody expected the TEA Party become a National contender for the American people’s rights, since the people were frustrated with our gutless leaders. The New caucus intends to claim that the Administration puts a cap on the 14 Trillion dollar deficit and inhibit the spending of money we don’t have any more.


    The Congressional Budget Office estimate Last week’s $38 billion budget deal only reduces this year’s deficit by … $352 million?

    In other words we cannot trust either party to tell the American people the Truth. IN 2012 we must enforce the Grand party with new injection of TEA PARTY candidates, otherwise the future for our families are at financial risk. NOT FOR ONE MINUTE THINK THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH YOU. AS IT COULD BE YOUR JOB NEXT?

  2. Educator Says:

    The Arizona bill is dead and the appeals court has no interest in hearing about it. The same fate is in store for this bill.
    Fascists at work for a white, christian USA

  3. Demand & Supply Says:

    @Brittanicus, are you done ranting yet?

    You throw numbers like confetti, but do you actually have studies (other than those done by the Tea Party and FOX) to back them up?

    Illegal immigrants are only here for ONE reason: American businesses give them jobs.

    You can lockup and deport all the illegal immigrants you want, but they will keep coming as long as American businesses give them jobs.

    If you really want to do something about it, lockup every American business owner who employs illegal immigrants.

    Take away demand, and supply will go away by itself.

    But that would mean that the Republican and Tea Parties will have to imprison a large part of their political base.

    So that will never happen.

  4. anonymous Says:

    leticia olalia morales of 15501 pasadena ave #8 tustin ca 92780 submitted fake documents and paid 5000.00 dollars to obtain a US tourist visa. she is now applying for citizenship.

  5. Dirk Says:

    Enforce federal immigration laws in Florida.Employers mandatory use of e-verify,denial of all social services and fine/imprison employers who knowingly employ illegal aliens.Most illegals will self deport-adios.

  6. Dirk Says:

    Educator,Judicial Watch has agreed to represent the state of Arizona as HB 1070 heads to the supreme court.Educate yourself educator unless you enjoy looking like a un-informed buffoon.Ninth circuit(San Fransico)struck down portions of HB1070 as was expected.Supreme court would not hear the case until Ninth circuit court ruling.Supreme court has overturned Ninth court rulings 60-75%.

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