Skip to comments.Legalizing Racial Profiling? Arizona Immigration Bill Draws Fire
Posted on 04/22/2010 11:38:33 AM PDT by NoLibZone
An Arizona state bill that would give law enforcement greater authority over arresting illegal immigrants has caused national uproar and could set the stage for court battles over how far states can go when it comes to immigration policies.
The bill would it make it a crime for immigrants to have no alien registration document, and undocumented citizens would be charged with "trespassing" simply for being in Arizona. The bill allows police to question and arrest people without warrant if there is "reasonable suspicion" about their immigration status. It would become illegal for people to employ illegal immigrants or to transport them anywhere in the state, even if they are family members.
Critics of the bill charge that it essentially legalizes racial profiling, which will lead to an uptick in hate crimes.
"It is literally designed to make life so unbearable for undocumented immigrants that they leave the state," said Frank Sharry, founder and director of America's Voice, w
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And, this is bad because.......................?????????
Author profiled all illegals as being of one race.
Legalizing state enforcement of our immigration laws, which should have been legalized long ago anyways.
They are here ILLEGALLY..what do these morons not get..they are breaking the law, their asses should be caught and deported
But in the politically correct US we don't do it based on certain criteria that is deemed off limits.
It would become illegal for people to employ illegal immigrants
I LOVE the claims its unconditional.
That only the Fed can handle immigration.
This will create opportunities to stop the sanctuary cities and states at the non Hsipanic controlled federal level!
PLEASE DO NOT BACK DOWN FROM THIS! PLEASE STAND YOUR GROUND AND PHHHHHHBBBBTTTTT!!!!! ON THE COMPLAINTS FROM PRO-ILLEGAL IMMGRATION PEOPLE!
There should be some way to institutionalize suicidal idiots like the guy who made that statement. He needs to be in a padded cell somewhere in a straight-jacket.
If you’re taking flak, you’re over the target.
Excellent point! (one I’ve made often, BTW)
This also lets LEO check the immigration status of white guys with thick scotish brogues or black women who speak Senagalese.
Technically (not that it is enforced) it is a Federal Crime to hire an illegal alien. This will make it a state crime, and most likely it will get enforced. If this measure passes, I would anticipate that Arizona will have the lowest unemployment rate in the US within 6 months.
Sounds like the perfect plan, then. Hey, buddy, they ain't "undocumented immigrants", they're illegal entrants who are guilty of felonies.
“It is literally designed to make life so unbearable for undocumented immigrants that they leave the state”....
Boy!....Nothing gets past this Shirlock!
“racial profiling”???? I guess the police are supposed to go out and look for little old men and ladies from Germany? The police have a duty to enforce the law and illegals are braking the laws of the State and Federal government.
When the FedGov abdicates its responsiblity to monitor the borders, from Bush to Clinton to Bush to Obama, then how can anybody blame Arizona for attempting to control the influx.
I mean, ranchers are dead, land is despoiled, crime increases and illegals flood the country and the people are supposed to just take it quietly?
STOP ALL PROFILING NOW!!!!!
No use of: age, sex, race, language spoken, religion, height, weight, hair color, eye color, moles, tattoos....... cloths, car color, type, year........ /sarc
Someone breaking the law = criminal. It’s a CRIME to be in this country illegally. Enforce the laws and secure our borders. One of the few things the federal government should be doing.
This is not a victimless crime. With 10% unemployment (17% actual) these are jobs being taken from Americans and given to illegals. They drive down wages for Americans and their children wind up on welfare and jail in numbers similar to African-Americans.
The stand down order for our nation’s borders needs to be rescinded.
Banks that aid and abet criminals by giving them accounts and loans without having a social security number should be PROSECUTED. Another unreported story by the MSM = loans given to illegals with no income tax return.
Also, student loans are being given to illegal aliens. Absolutely insane.
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