Skip to comments.Arizona Governor Signs Controversial Immigration Bill
Posted on 04/23/2010 2:11:09 PM PDT by JimBobWay
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday signed a controversial bill that seeks to crack down on illegal immigration.
The sweeping measure will make it a crime under state law to be in the country illegally. It will also require local police officers to question people about their immigration status if there is reason to suspect they are in the country illegally.
Earlier, President Obama called the bill "misguided" and said it could violate people's civil rights.The bill's Republican sponsor, state Rep. Russell Pearce of Mesa, said Obama and other critics of the bill were "against law enforcement, our citizens and the rule of law."
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....GOOD!....fight the power!....in both DC and Mexico City.
[crime under state law to be in the country illegally]
Oh, so now it’s a crime to commit a crime! Unexpected.
Gee, why such a harsh bill, enforcing the law and all? They only have people being murdered. /s
Barack Hussein Lying Obama is as responsible for this bill as anyone, he has the nerve to stand there today and go on about how he and Napolitano have done all these things to secure the border, as if that part of the problem is solved and now on to amnesty.
YOO HOO! GOD BLESS GOVERNER BREWER! By signing this bill she demonstrates her respect, courage and committment to the laws and the people of Arizona! Hopefully she will be an inspiration to governors across the country, not just on the border.
Pray for her safety now more than ever.
Controversial? How dare you deny the right of Democrats to buy the Hispanic vote!!
The law says ILLEGAL aliens are breaking the law. What have we come to when this concept is not COMMON SENSE???
Didn’t AZ also sign a law telling the Feds to “Get lost” on gun issues?
Government working for the people ! good news.
To see if the Justice Department is legal?
They now have Vermont style concealed carry.
Is this a good counter offensive to the Obama regime, or another... "Obama to the rescue!!!"
Neither. It is a victory for the citizens of Arizona and the Rule of Law. This law should be passed regardless of whether it was Bush or Obama in the WH.
Now there's an oxymoron!!
What’s “controversial” about it?
Judge Napolitano said this will be determined to be unConstitutional—and bankrupt the state with law suits....I am VERY interested to hear Mark Levins take on this issue.
For the hand that rocks the cradle....
Glad our women are standing up!
The controversy is that the law is now actually going to be enforced...
It’s okay to be an illegal president... Now it’s just not okay to be here illegally.
Now let’s aim for the first objective!
Signs a COMMON SENSE immigration bill
I understand. How about Brewer/Ryan 2012?
We either became a nation with the rule of law, or we become the same Mexico whose drug lords now pattern their behaviors after those who beheaded Daniel Perle and posted the video of it.
Earlier, President Obama called the bill “misguided” and said it could violate people’s civil rights.The bill’s Republican sponsor, state Rep. Russell Pearce of Mesa, said Obama and other critics of the bill were “against law enforcement, our citizens and the rule of law.”
Anyone have any doubt whatsoever that this excuse for a President, is a treasonous offense to patriotic tax paying citizens of the United States of America.
I am VERY interested to hear Mark Levins take on this issue.
Coming soon to a Sirius Radio I’ll be listening to.
If this bill is “unconstitutional” (Which “constitution” are they talking about?), wouldn’t Arizona DPS asking me to show them my vehicle registration, driver’s license and proof of insurance ALSO be “unconstitional”? I know. I know. The Klowns at the 9th Circus are going to shred this thing to bits. They always do.
I love it.
Especially after all the times this jerk has flipped the bird at strong women, it’s about time he had it back in his own face.
Well done, Governor!
Now if Governor Lingle would take the cue...
“Arizona Governor Signs Controversial Immigration Bill”
It’s “controversial” to enforce the law? How about we park a busload of illegals in front of obuma’s Chicago house and tell them to go inside and make themselves comfortable.
“I am not a racist, I feel no hate. I love my country and my state.”
Watch, next thing you know, AZ will say that if you are in the country illegally you can’t be POTUS.
WOO HOO!! I LOVE IT!
Hey, you have a point there.
You know, it's funny how the AP never referred to a “controversial” bill when 0bama signed the really controversial, rammed through 0bamacare bill which most Americans were against, yet the AP is busy calling a bill that 70% of Arizonians support as “controversial”. The lamestream media never fail to deliver on their total bias do they?
From your lips to God’s ears. Amen to that!
Let’s hear it for the rule of law!!
There’s a strong case against it being found unconstitutional.
The feds powers re immigration are to “make uniform” the standards and rules for immigration.
But NOT to enforce them! That was still up to the states!
If the fed abdicates its responsibilities, and it clearly appears to have done so, the states have every right to take action.
Obama and other critics of the bill were “against law enforcement, our citizens and the rule of law.”
States Rights... we fought a civil war over once might have to do it again.
I was really, really afraid she would chicken out.
I am surprised.
I am glad I was wrong.
Well it's a good way to end a hard week of one bad news story after another... there's still hope at the end of the tunnel ...let's just hope it's not a freight train!!! Good weekend everyone!
Waaaaaay to go, Arizona. Way to go!
This is precisely why I want to hear Levinsa take on this...I do not understand Judge Napolitanos take...and I bow to Levins expertise on this one.
You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life...