Skip to comments.In new immigration deal, a big favor for Alaska
Posted on 06/24/2013 7:34:35 AM PDT by yoe
If you search for the word Alaska in the original Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration reform bill, youll get no hits. But if you do the same search in the Hoeven-Corker amendment, which is essentially a new version of the immigration bill, youll find Alaska right there in black and white.
The reason is that the Gang of Eight has used the rewritten bill to pay a big favor to the state of Alaska and its two senators, Republican Lisa Murkowski and Democrat Mark Begich. Heres how it works:
The bill creates a new federal entity called the Bureau of Immigration and Labor Market Research, which is described as an independent statistical agency within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The head of the Bureau will be appointed by the president, with Senate confirmation. One of the things the Bureau will do is research and designate the occupations for which labor shortages exist, and therefore for which more low-wage guest workers will be allowed to enter the country.
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They NEVER do Alaska a favor by creating another Federal Boondoggle. If the Feds went away, Alaska would be wealthy. All Alaska ever wanted was a chance to supply mineral wealth to the lower 48. But Statehood brought poverty and most of the state being “owned” by DC.
Make the Feds go away and Alaska could supply the Oil America needs along with the gold and copper.
Just what we need another Federal Bureau to turn into a permanent fiefdom.
everyone needs to call , don’t bother coming on here and moaning and yet some will not even make a call or just call their own rep.\\Call talk radio and tell them to tell their crowd to make calls too.
I’m sick of people sitting on the side, moaning about bills and the country and not doing a damn thing about it and then wanting others to do their work
Swell, just what we need, another bureau full of leeches feeding at the public trough!