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Alabama governor signs tough new immigration law (power to arrest illegals on sight)
CNN ^ | June 9, 2011 | CNN Wire Staff

Posted on 06/09/2011 3:55:48 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

(CNN) -- Alabama's governor has signed what he billed as tough illegal immigration legislation, requiring police to check the status of anyone they suspect may be in the country illegally when stopped for another reason.

The bill, due to take effect on September 1, was signed into law by Republican Gov. Robert Bentley on Thursday.

Its passage makes Alabama the latest in a series of states, including Georgia and Arizona, to enact controversial new laws aimed at tackling illegal immigration.

Civil rights groups and the Mexican government have been quick to condemn the move.

According to a fact sheet presented by Alabama House Republicans, the bill will require law enforcement officers "to attempt to determine the immigration status of a person who they suspect is an unauthorized alien of this country".

The legislation also makes it a criminal offense to provide transport or housing to an illegal immigrant. The state will have to check the citizenship of students, and any business that knowingly employs an illegal immigrant will be penalized.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


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KEYWORDS: aliens; borders; illegal; illegals; immigration
Video at link

I posted this in breaking news earlier, from the UK Daily Mail, but it was removed for some unknown reason.

1 posted on 06/09/2011 3:55:57 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears
In ain't breaking if it's already in Front page.
2 posted on 06/09/2011 4:00:07 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Fk civil rights and Double Fk the Mexican gov!


3 posted on 06/09/2011 4:00:54 PM PDT by mongo141
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Here’s our online news about it...

http://blog.al.com/wire/2011/06/tough_illegal_immigration_law.html


4 posted on 06/09/2011 4:01:08 PM PDT by LadyPilgrim ((Lifted up was He to die; It is finished was His cry; Hallelujah what a Savior!!!!!! ))
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To: mongo141

civil rights = civil rights groups


5 posted on 06/09/2011 4:02:31 PM PDT by mongo141
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Alabama is about to prove the effectiveness of self deportation. The illegals might not go back to Mexico, but they will get their illegal asses out of Alabama.


6 posted on 06/09/2011 4:03:46 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Admin Moderator

My bad.


7 posted on 06/09/2011 4:04:47 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Dear Lord, Please judge Barack Hussein Obama for betraying Israel, and not the whole nation. Amen.)
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To: All

“The legislation also makes it a criminal offense to provide transport or housing to an illegal immigrant. “

so the police cannot give them a ride ??.... who says they gotta ride ? frog-march to the detention facility.................. follow the letter of the law, problem solved.


8 posted on 06/09/2011 4:05:07 PM PDT by Einherjar
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

” from the UK Daily Mail, “

Can you give me that link?


9 posted on 06/09/2011 4:05:59 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: forgotten man

Damn straight!


10 posted on 06/09/2011 4:07:40 PM PDT by allsouthern
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To: allsouthern

Good for Alabama citizenry. Legal, controlled immigration is great...it is just these illegal aliens who are invading our country that are the problem. I salute Americans taking back America from these illegal trespassers.


11 posted on 06/09/2011 4:10:52 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: forgotten man

If we had a govenor with some balls here in Texas, he would be doing the same. Instead his response was, “ The Arizona law is not right for Texas.” Now we have people pushing for this nutless wonder to run for president. Not NO, but HELL NO!!


12 posted on 06/09/2011 4:12:08 PM PDT by allsouthern
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To: mongo141

Hell yeah! I thinkin’ I’m Alabami bound!!


13 posted on 06/09/2011 4:12:08 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

HOORAY Governor Robert Bentley! Ignore the whiney socialist collectives.


14 posted on 06/09/2011 4:13:17 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

For some reason the entire thread was deleted from Free Republic. Extremely bizarre, not sure what’s going on.

The UK Daily Mail breaks many stories, is pretty conservative by what I read there, and reports conservative stories the press won’t TOUCH here.

But for some reason, someone decided to change the title to place the description “UK TABLOID:” in front of the title, and then to delete it entirely, even though it was getting many favorable comments from Freepers.

No explanation given whatsoever.

Anyway, here’s the link to the article I posted:

“Alabama gives police power to arrest illegal immigrants on sight in toughest law yet”

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2001691/Alabama-passes-Americas-toughest-illegal-immigrant-law-yet.html#ixzz1Op4R4870


15 posted on 06/09/2011 4:16:27 PM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Dear Lord, Please judge Barack Hussein Obama for betraying Israel, and not the whole nation. Amen.)
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To: mongo141

Not all “civil rights” advocates come at it from the left. Note the ACLJ for one.


16 posted on 06/09/2011 4:16:53 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

It’s unconstitutional. The federal government has power to not enforce its own laws, and the states are not allowed to enforce them instead, because the federal government just likes to wreck states’ quality of life, economy, and make a shambles of the rule of law, all of which are powers specifically reserved for the federal guvermint.


17 posted on 06/09/2011 4:18:24 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: jmacusa

If this actually succeeds in pushing illegales out of Alabama, the crime rate will decline.


18 posted on 06/09/2011 4:18:48 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Civil rights groups and the Mexican government have been quick to condemn the move.
...........................................................
You mean the same Mexican Government who has lost control of it’s own country?

As for Civel Rights groups, They arent really Civil Rights groups. They could care less about my rights.They are ethnic bigots who wish to help their ethnic group at the expense of others.

The NAACP is merely the Klan with a tan
CAIR is merely Al Quaeda working under cover.
Latin-American groups , Like La Raza want our country.

You call these Civil rights groups.?

I call them ethnics out for themselves, and the hell with anybody else. Bigots.


19 posted on 06/09/2011 4:26:27 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Maybe, except places like Prichard, where illegals arent the problem.


20 posted on 06/09/2011 4:28:35 PM PDT by allsouthern
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Hispanic group, legislators clash on state immigration bill
“House Bill 56 will cause long-lasting damage to Alabama’s economy and public safety,” said HICA Executive Director Isabel Rubio. “Furthermore, it is a slap in the face to those who have fought long and hard to move this state forward in the struggle for civil rights.

Rubio said the immigration issue should be handled on a federal level, and said she expects the Alabama law to be struck down in court.

“Though we deeply regret that our tax dollars will be spent on defending this unconstitutional law, we are confident that justice will prevail through the courts in this situation,” Rubio said.

http://www.shelbycountyreporter.com/2011/06/09/hispanic-group-legislators-clash-on-state-immigration-bill/


21 posted on 06/09/2011 4:28:46 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

We need this in PA, 40% of the latino population in my town here is illegal.


22 posted on 06/09/2011 4:29:07 PM PDT by eak3
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To: HiTech RedNeck

It probably will reduce the crime rate. I wish this fat-assed governor here in Jersey everybody’s so gaga about would do the same but according Chris Christie “Illegal aliens haven’t broken any laws’’. (his actual words)


23 posted on 06/09/2011 4:30:11 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: forgotten man
I'm just wondering if Alberta City (a part of Tuscaloosa) will be as heavily Hispanic as it was before the tornado.

Last year I was called for jury duty for an armed robbery. I didn't get on the jury (too educated, I guess) but the questions asked by the prosecutor were informative. They wanted to know if we could render justice if the VICTIMS were illegals.

One guy stood up and said they shouldn't be in the country. He didn't get selected, either.

24 posted on 06/09/2011 4:33:24 PM PDT by chesley (Eat what you want, and die like a man.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears; seekthetruth; Joe Brower

Our neighbor Alabama did it, why not the Florida house/senate/governor???


25 posted on 06/09/2011 4:34:13 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: eak3
I will take a guess that you live in either Allentown, Reading or Lebanon, PA. Those cities are infested with illegals. They pretend to be Puerto Ricans but are really mostly Dominicans or Mexicans.

PS. I know this because I speak Spanish and hear them talking about their home country all the time. Their home country is not the USA.

You would also be amazed at the number of illegal Brazilians in the country. It is amazing that the government allows this to go on.

26 posted on 06/09/2011 4:49:55 PM PDT by Flavious_Maximus
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To: Flavious_Maximus

They come here and work and hoard their money for a couple yrs and go home and live like kings. They contribute nothing to the American way of life and use us as a cash machine. Alot of them are from Guatemala.


27 posted on 06/09/2011 4:56:24 PM PDT by eak3
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To: jmacusa

This is one of the many reasons I escaped Illinois for Alabama 3 years ago.


28 posted on 06/09/2011 5:06:33 PM PDT by sillsfan (Reagan and Sarah are right- WE win, they lose!)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Excellent! Good for Alabama!


29 posted on 06/09/2011 5:08:01 PM PDT by American Quilter (DEFUND OBAMACARE.)
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To: sillsfan

You know, seriously, if it weren’t for the fact it just gets so damn hot down your way my wife and I would do it. Of course there’s the age factor too, we’re not exactly spring chickens.


30 posted on 06/09/2011 5:08:50 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

This Southern eagle approves.


31 posted on 06/09/2011 5:12:39 PM PDT by arderkrag (Georgia is God's Country.----------In the same way Rush is balance, I am consensus.)
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To: jmacusa

Where you from?
Illinois summers are every bit as hot, in my opinion.
Plus the rest of the year is wonderful here!

Take a trip down some time, I think you’ll be pleasantly suprised. Also I think this is a great place to retire- great weather, nice people, great conservative politics, low taxes and close to many places that you might want to visit.


32 posted on 06/09/2011 6:08:49 PM PDT by sillsfan (Reagan and Sarah are right- WE win, they lose!)
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To: sillsfan

Google best retirement states for 2011 - Alabama is #1.

(As long as you don’t go to bankrupt Birmingham.)


33 posted on 06/09/2011 7:40:44 PM PDT by imemyself
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To: forgotten man

They had to pass this bill because GA’s bill goes into effect July 1st and all the cockroaches would be fleeing across the line into Alabama. Now they will all go to the waiting arms of the Libtards in NC. Hasta La Vists.


34 posted on 06/09/2011 8:39:39 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Great they will probably head north to NC.


35 posted on 06/09/2011 8:43:53 PM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: allsouthern
If we had a govenor with some balls here in Texas, he would be doing the same. Instead his response was, “ The Arizona law is not right for Texas.”

And we've got the longest stretch of border with Mexico of any US state! Perry is an arrogant poser who doesn't give a damn about the sovereignty of Texas OR the US.

Perry for president? Don't make me cuss.

36 posted on 06/09/2011 11:13:30 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: sillsfan

I live in southern NJ , eight miles from the ocean. yesterday it was 94 degs.. Summers here are hazy , hot and humid. The Land Of Lincoln does sound tempting. Lord knows it’s getting too expensive here.


37 posted on 06/10/2011 4:19:16 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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