Blog Posts in March, 2011

  • State Legislatures Slow on Immigration Measures

    Under newly fortified Republican control, many state governments started the year pledging forceful action to crack down on illegal immigration, saying they would fill a void left by the stalemate in Washington over the issue.
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  • Police officials oppose immigration law

    Omaha World-Herald LINCOLN - Officials with the state's two largest police departments, in Omaha and Lincoln, oppose adoption of an Arizona-style immigration law in Nebraska. They say deputizing local officers to enforce federal immigration laws would significantly raise taxpayer costs, hurt existing crime-fighting efforts and spawn dozens of lawsuits for false arrest. The Nebraska proposal, ...
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