Skip to comments.Obama Revives Bush Idea to Catch Illegal Workers(will abandon a controversial immigration crackdown)
Posted on 07/08/2009 11:39:08 PM PDT by Red Steel
President Obama will abandon a controversial immigration crackdown, sought by his predecessor, to pressure U.S. companies to fire 9 million workers with suspect Social Security numbers, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced yesterday.
Instead, Obama will mandate that federal contractors confirm the identities of 4 million workers against federal databases beginning in September, pushing ahead under pressure from Senate Republicans with another long-stalled Bush administration initiative.
Napolitano said her department will rescind a 2007 rule, tied up in federal court, that would have sent Social Security "no-match" letters to 140,000 U.S. employers. The notices were to warn companies to resolve discrepancies or fire suspect workers within 90 days, or face criminal penalties.
Instead, she said, the Department of Homeland Security will take a "more modern and effective" approach, ordering an estimated 170,000 federal contractors to confirm employees' work documents against E-Verify, until now a voluntary electronic government system for companies to check new hires' immigration and Social Security data.
Combined with a renewed emphasis by the DHS on targeting companies that hire illegal immigrants with civil fines and audits instead of high-profile raids, the moves mark the clearest sign yet of Obama's efforts to chart a middle course on immigration enforcement, analysts said.
The administration's announcement appeared aimed at satisfying law-and-order conservatives on Capitol Hill, where Senate Republicans successfully amended Homeland Security's $43 billion 2010 budget yesterday to extend E-Verify to federal contractors and to expand construction of fencing on the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Any sane person would recognize that illegals have little to no data to go into said databases. Thus, their content will be comprised almost entirely of citizens. Effectively, this is a plan to use the ruse of "illegal immigration" to build a Federal dossier on every citizen.
I can only imagine the record structure; for certain it will contain party registration to be used against conservatives. I guess my only solace is to know that the O-bot is too stupid to be such a diabolical monster. Somebody had to put this together for him.
Their whole argument during the Bush administration was that there were too many in here now and it was virtually impossible to catalog and document the ones living in the shadows.
The Democrats were opposed to a virtual wall let alone a real one.
Right. The only real threat the Obama White House sees are the people who pay their taxes on time without complaint, carry their guns lawfully, cling to their Bibles and love this country and what She stands for.
Since when did either Bush or Obama has for any deportation or pressure to follow the rules where illegals are concerned?
Krispy Kreme fined for hiring illegal immigrants locally [ Ohio ]
Doughnut company agrees to pay $40,000 for violations at Butler County facility.
Maybe that’s what’s needed for the libs to wake up and stop illegal immigration once and for all - emphasize the cash available from fines charged to evil big business as a new revenue source.
Thats a good idea. Can you imagine the fines California could levy? Maybe enough to back all those worthless “IOU’s” that their failing banks don’t want.
How many of those who hire the bulk of the illegal aliens are federal contractors?
Ackbar was the victorious commander at the Battle of Endor.
Americans beaten, shot to death in Mexico
[snip]- A multiagency search is under way for the killers of two U.S. citizens in northern Mexico, according to Chihuahua state officials.
Benjamin LeBaron, 32, and his brother-in-law, Luis Widmar, in his mid-30s, were beaten and shot to death after armed men stormed into their home in Galeana on Tuesday morning.
The killers have yet to be identified, but the case seems to be connected to local drug lords, said Arturo Sandoval, a spokesman for the Chihuahua state attorney general’s office.
Sandoval said a note was found on LeBaron’s body, but he could not confirm the contents.
Local media reported that the note indicated the slayings were in retribution for the capture of 25 drug suspects in a nearby town.
LeBaron’s younger brother, Eric, was kidnapped in May and returned unharmed after a week. The incident prompted LeBaron to become a nationally recognized anti-crime activist who moved the local community to take a stand.
“Obama’s efforts to chart a middle course on immigration enforcement,”
Here’s what a ‘middle course’ gets us.
The Native Americans are our proof of what happens to an indigenous population (us) when they reach out to newcomers, allowing them to overpopulate and destroy the existing cultures, occupants, laws. The Indian needed an immigration policy, but they tried acceptance, tolerance. We all know how that worked out.
And before I hear from anyone that the Indians were savages and deserved what they got, I say BS. My ancestors, the Cherokee had a constitutional government by 1820, were educated and prosperous, conformed to modern American life, became Christians...but they were removed for the migrant anyway against US law and supreme court ruling. They maintained this principle:
LAW, LAW UNDERSTOOD, LAW EXECUTED. *
In other words, the US government failed to execute its own laws, just as we are doing today. Our laws are so distorted on the alter of Political correctness, that they are neither understood or executed.
The story is here:
JESUS WEPT An American Story http://jesusweptanamericanstory.blogspot.com/
LAW, LAW UNDERSTOOD, LAW EXECUTED. *
From Chapter 3
It’s the Chicago way!!! From todays NAFBPO report:
“The Mexican consulate in Chicago issues the most immigrant documents of all Mexican consulates worldwide. According to a press release by the consulate, 101,469 documents were issued in the first half of 2009, of which 50,552 were passports and 42,092 were matriculas consulares [identification cards issued to Mexican citizens abroad regardless of immigration status].”
The SUCCESSSFUL effort to extend E-Verify and to expand construction of fencing on the US-Mexico border is PROOF-POSITIVE Obo and the Dems are getting bigtime flak for their illegals-felate-a-thon.....and that anti-illegal is a consensus issue.
COULD BE THE IDEAL TIME TO DEMAND OBO PULL THE SOTO NOM : Call Congress switchboard: 202-225-3121
MESSAGE TO SENATORS: Americans are sending the word across the land: "Sotomayor's rulings shows she would make policy through the court. The US Constitution precludes judges from making laws. It is understandable that Americans are apprehensive: Sotomayor and her crowd are colluding to exert raw power over the majority---to turn the US into a failed Third World satrap. These racialists do not understand a sophisticated superpower----a democracy governed by the rule of law, based on three co-equal branches of government."
END MESSAGE Any Senator who votes to confirm Sotomayor risks his/her reelction chances.
ACTION Every senator should get 10-15,000 calls from Americans. Even with Dems in control, 10-15,000 calls could make a difference.....this is an issue that cuts across party lines. Ask Hillary who lost a primary b/c she endorsed licenses for illegals.
1) They must know that the federal records don’t contain the info on contractors’ employees, so they will claim they are enforcing immigration laws but are really doing nothing of the sort.
2) This is a payoff to pro-illegal forces like USCofC, since they don’t have to worry about those pesky letters now.
3) Focusing on federal workers and ignoring the private sector is typical.
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