Alabama Illegal Immigration Law: Texas Tea Partiers Can Only Look On In Awe

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That truck is no doubt filled with dehydrated, oxygen-starved illegals
Sure, Rick Perry can swagger about a meaningless "sanctuary bill" to keep the brown hordes out of Texas, but if you want real action on illegal immigration, the place to go is Alabama.

That state's governor, faced with the intractable, huge and heretofore not-really-heard-of problem of illegal immigrants in Alabama, has signed the toughest law in the nation on the matter.

People have qualms about Arizona allowing cops to ask for papers if they come up with the flimsiest "probable cause" they can think of? Texas banning "sanctuary cities" that exist mostly in right-wing radio land? Child's play.

Alabama's law requires local school districts to check the immigration status of their students. That's hard-core.

You want more? Check out Reuters' summary: "Under the Alabama law, police must detain someone they suspect of being in the country illegally if the person cannot produce proper documentation when stopped for any reason."

"For any reason"? Governor Robert Bentley, Alabamans currently threatened by the tidal wave of illegal immigrants in the state salute you.

Texas, whither goest thou in thy shiny papers-checking vehicle in the night?

There's still time in the special session. State Rep Debbie Riddle, you're on the clock.

We'd quote Neil Young...

Oh Alabama, can I see you And shake your hand? Make friends down in Alabama I'm from a new land I come to you and See all this ruin What are you doing Alabama? You got the rest of the union To help you along What's going wrong?

....but we'd just get hit back with:

Well I heard Mister Young sing about her Well, I heard ol' Neil put her down Well, I hope Neil Young will remember A Southern man don't need him around anyhow
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Rzebrowski
Rzebrowski

IGNORANCE at it's finest. Maybe we should think before we act. Anyone armed with a little information would understand that these immigrants are contributing more to our economy than those who collect welfare and social security because they know how to work the system and would rather leach than contribute. As long as, their employers are playing by the rules and pulling payroll taxes out of their paycheck then yes then are paying taxes and if not then who's really in the wrong here, hint: it's not the worker. Does anyone really think this is going to create jobs? Immigrants work the jobs they do because most Americans feel they are too good to work those positions or too lazy. My fellow Alabamians you will soon see the prices of your meals go up while the quality diminishes as well as, the other services once worked by the hard working immigrants. Because if you are able to find workers to fill the positions once held by the former they will require a higher wage and produce less. Has anyone thought about who is going to rebuild Tuscaloosa and the other tornado ravaged cities of this state. And when the economy does rebound, which will not be due to any legislation, such as, immigration reformation but rather due to the natural ebb and flow of the business cycle who will fill the positions that we so desire yet feel are to good to toil in? Now is the time for change but not out of ignorance. We need to ask more of out public representatives and if they cannot produce it's time to go, public office is not right but a privilege. Now is the time to remind those who have forgotten.

steve2
steve2

The bad economy in Mexico is because of NAFTA. Corporations like Wal-mart and subsidized corn from the US caused tons of small farms and businesses to go out of business. Those are 2 examples. Mexico has got to get out of NAFTA and be more self-sufficient. The drug war is happening because Mexicans have nowhere to work but the drug trade. If you starve the drug cartels of workers because of a good economy, they'll collapse.

nikki
nikki

Good for alabama. If the federal govt dosnt want to enforce the laws of this nation, the states are going to have too

Dave Francis
Dave Francis

One of the largest public outlays for illegal aliens ispaying for the education of the children of those illegal residents. This costis borne largely by state and local governments. In the 1982 Supreme Court Plyler v. Doe 5-4 ruling, statesare forbidden from denying K-12 schooling to these children. Many of them areborn in the United States and are considered to be U.S. instant citizens. Butakin to their foreign-born siblings, they would not be in the country and aburden on the US taxpayers if their parents were not illegally squatting in theUnited States. The State of Alabama costs estimated by (FAIR) Federation forAmerican Immigration Reform in 2005, as $34 million annually and siblings $48million annually, offering a monstrous consequence that is traumatizing alltaxpayers nationwide. The Heritage Foundation projects that over 300.000babies, come to America across the borders or through ports of entry at airlineterminals. 

These projections are based on the US Census estimate of illegalimmigrant household population. Boding well to stop this inclement illegalalien invasion, is for a mandated perpetually upgrading of E-Verify.  Thisis considered by immigration enforcement, a strong deterrent that will beeventually a 100 percent accurate. We cannot listen to naysayers who are mostlyfor the open border organizations and the very Liberal press. It is most likelythat E-Verify will sometime soon be using state picture Drivers Licensesfor identification of the employee, along with the I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification Form.) 

THOUSANDS OF FOREIGN NATIONALS WILL GIVEALABAMA A WIDE BERTH, AND LOOK FOR OTHER LESS SUBSERVIENT TOIMMIGRATION POLICING LAWS AND SUFFER THE FINANCIAL CONSEQUENCES.

 

Very few states are not straining under cavernous budget meltdowns, as schoolsthroughout this nation are facing some of the most momentous decreases in stateeducation funding in decades. In the majority of states, drastic cuts mean pink-slipsfor teachers, bigger class sizes, fewer textbooks, and at the same time cuttingsports, special projects, and downsizing for after-school activities. Attritionthrough enforcement or Self-deportation seems to be the only way to whittle-awayof the huge masses of foreigners entering America illegally. Education, HealthCare and welfare, cash payments  andother public services are not only comparable to the amount of money, spent tosupport overseas war, but is FAIR projection of $113 billion dollars a year fromthe federal government, this no way influences the sums of money spent to inpandering to the illegal immigration occupation. More of these dollar figurescan be substantiated by going to FAIR’S website. 

Under the empowerment of eitherthe Republican or Liberal-Democrat leadership we cannot assume that illegal immigrationwill be brought under control? Only the TEA PARTY—public power can alter this wrongdirection for us all and place America back on the right track. The Americanpeople who jobless need to contact their federal and State Representatives toinsist they enact mandatory E-Verify for every State, at the  Senate—202-224–3121/ House—202-225–3121. 

Secure Our Border NOW!
Secure Our Border NOW!

American taxpayers should not have to fit the bill for illegal aliens' educations. If we eliminate this major incentive, of course there will less coming here expecting it.

Commodore
Commodore

Yeeeeee Haaw! Love me some Bars and Stars. Up next...the queers!

Ticked
Ticked

Think you're being cute, Richard? Looks like it's past time for another civil war in this country.

Ready Richard??

Mark Montgomery
Mark Montgomery

Yes, racism from Alabama who could have thought that? Gov. Robert Bentley is a flat-out racist who hates poor people and especially immigrants. What Bentley does't understand is that immigrants, even those undocumented, contribute much more to our society than they take. Most immigrants are honest, hard-working family people who on arriving in the USA start working very quickly and take jobs that native-born citizens refuse to do. They contribute approximatly $15 billion each year just in payroll taxes. That doesn't include all the sales taxes and property taxes they also contribute. Doesn't Bentley get it? We don't need more restrictions on immigrants we need fewer restrictions. Undocumented immigrants help to support Social Security and Medicare. If we could get a few million more immigrants to come here they would help make up for the fact that so many baby-boomers are leaving the work force. But I guess you can't expect rational thinking from a Republican, just look at Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann, Rand Paul and this Bentley character.  Mark Montgomery  NYC, NY  boboberg@nyc.rr.com

Dr.Demento
Dr.Demento

Is this the Houston Press or the Huffington Post?

Guest
Guest

What are you doing, Connelly!?! Don't encourage that Riddle bitch.

MadMac
MadMac

Will you have your papers in order at the police check points? Will you cooperate if the police don't look like you? Or will you militia-up?  

H_e_x
H_e_x

Now how about you post something that didn't come to you through a chain email?

JB
JB

Yeah! Fuck those kids!

Let's ban puppies too.

MadMac
MadMac

And then them retards and uppity women and redheads and WE WILL destroy the Jedi Order... oh, wait, wrong movie.  Never mind.

A Day Without a Mexican
A Day Without a Mexican

Aren't we ready for a class war, instead? It's alla us against those few billionaires...only the good Lawd knows why you ignernt Teabaggers vote AGAINST your own interests....

Secure Our Border NOW!
Secure Our Border NOW!

All you can do is call people racists? How utterly pathetic. Guess what, they aren't working anymore ;)

jmfay
jmfay

What facts are you working with?  The ones you pulled out of thing air?

We have worked in an industry with tons of illegals for 25 years.  Do they pay taxes?  Not likely.  Do we?  you bet as its 1099 income reported to the IRS and they come after us if we dont report it.  That means we pay the full 15.3 SS taxes plus medicare plus the income taxes.  Illegals got a pay raise!!!  if petrol goes up; we still get the same pay as illegals have flooded our delivery work.

How do you figure they contribute more then they take?  Illegals and also legal immigrants according to the latest Census have more people by far on entitlement programs then native born including their US born kids.

There are 27 million out of work or needing more hours right now.  We take in 1 million new legal immigrants a year including 250000 refugees.  We allow another 1 million to do H1B non ag visa work.  This is despite very few net new jobs in this country in the past decade so we have too many people as opposed to not enough.  That would include all catagories of work but especially low skilled.  We have college graduates who cant find work too.

Since you live in NYC; a trip to the NY public library would be in order so you can fact check your info since you dont seem to know any!!!

PS: In case you missed the tornadoes in AL; you can read the papers on those too, Its commendable that the Gov cares about his legal residents / citizens over illegal ones and the rest of the states can take a leaf from him. People also need to be earning more after they lost everything to get back on their feet. They cant work for slave wages like illegals do as they dont pay taxes, medical care, education, etc.

H_e_x
H_e_x

No one brought up race. Are kinds a race? When did that happen. God damn just think before you type.and forget about replying to me, I know you wont have anything to say besides a lame insult circa 1994.

Thenonymous
Thenonymous

Tell the truth. You shit your pants a little when you were typing all that, didn't you?

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