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Alabama governor signs nation's toughest immigration law
Reuters ^ | 6/9/11

Posted on 06/09/2011 12:27:36 PM PDT by markomalley

Republican Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday signed into law a crackdown on illegal immigration in Alabama that both supporters and critics consider the toughest in the nation.

Under the new measure, police must detain someone they suspect of being in the country illegally if the person cannot produce proper documentation when stopped for any reason.

It also will be a crime to knowingly transport or harbor someone who is in the country illegally. The law imposes penalties on businesses that knowingly employ someone without legal resident status. A company's business license could be suspended or revoked.

The law requires Alabama businesses to use a database called E-Verify to confirm the immigration status of new employees.

"We have a real problem with illegal immigration in this country," Bentley said after signing the law. "I campaigned for the toughest immigration laws and I'm proud of the Legislature for working tirelessly to create the strongest immigration bill in the country."

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


TOPICS: Extended News; Front Page News; Government; US: Alabama
KEYWORDS: aliens; everify; illegalimmigration; immigration
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To: gatorhead

ROTFLOL!


51 posted on 06/09/2011 2:56:57 PM PDT by Jemian
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To: Jemian
Saw the tag, but I don't read no stinking tag. :):).

Have an AUsome day!!!

52 posted on 06/09/2011 2:58:49 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO but I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Our chief weapon is surprise...surprise and fear...fear and surprise.... Our two weapons are fear and surprise...and ruthless efficiency.... Our *three* weapons are fear, surprise, and ruthless efficiency...and an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope.... Our *four*...no... *Amongst* our weapons.... Amongst our weaponry...are such elements as fear, surprise.



53 posted on 06/09/2011 3:03:02 PM PDT by Nat Turner (I can see NOVEMBER 2012 from my house....)
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To: gatorhead

Did you help roll the trees when Bear Bryant died?


54 posted on 06/09/2011 3:12:11 PM PDT by Moby Grape (Formerly Impeach the Boy...name change necessary after the Marxist won)
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To: Jemian

What does a humor tag have to do with my relating something I observed? You joked about liberals at Bama and related what I observed.

The “hater” label is a favorite of liberals (as you know), and it just so happened the ONLY time I have ever had that tag applied to me in a sports discussion was from Auburn fans...I have offered complaints about Bama to Bama fans, but none of them got into the “hater” groove...I had strong back and forth with Texas fans, and again, none of them played the HATER CARD...USC the same...Gators the same...ONLY the Auburn fans, and so the it would seem from my experience that your joke is best suited for them.


55 posted on 06/09/2011 3:21:05 PM PDT by Moby Grape (Formerly Impeach the Boy...name change necessary after the Marxist won)
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To: Bigh4u2

No need to go back across the border when there are Sanctuary Cities.


56 posted on 06/09/2011 3:24:22 PM PDT by itsahoot (We make jokes, they make progress. Progressivism, Support Palin, or get used to it.)
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To: Bigh4u2

No need to go back across the border when there are Sanctuary Cities.


57 posted on 06/09/2011 3:24:49 PM PDT by itsahoot (We make jokes, they make progress. Progressivism, Support Palin, or get used to it.)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Dang my smoke alarm just went off.


58 posted on 06/09/2011 3:27:13 PM PDT by itsahoot (We make jokes, they make progress. Progressivism, Support Palin, or get used to it.)
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To: markomalley

I already posted this earlier today.... but for your continued enjoyment here it is again:

“Hopefully, Texas Governor Rick Perry has noticed this development.... but more than likely he’s at some wine and
cheese reception shmoozing with his cheap labor loving, big bidness political friends”


59 posted on 06/09/2011 4:08:29 PM PDT by NeverForgetBataan (To the German Commander: ..........................NUTS !)
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To: MamaB

Thanks MamaB for the additional info.


60 posted on 06/09/2011 4:28:14 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (New Day In America November 03, 2010)
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To: Moby Grape

You must not go to many sites then. I have seen posts made by bama fans that leave my mouth open at the absolute hatred shown by bama fans for AU fans. It happens in real life too. I am going with a man who played football at AU. On many occasions I have seen bama fans come up to him and tell him to take off his AU cap or whatever. These are complete strangers. Where do they get the nerve to tell someone else they can not support his team? When I moved to AL in 66, the bama fans were not like that but over the years they have become the most obnoxious fans of any team I have ever been around. I grew up in MS and the MSU/OM fans were not that way.


61 posted on 06/09/2011 4:47:15 PM PDT by MamaB
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To: MamaB

I am a transplant as well...came from Tennessee. But let’s consider a “somewhat” more neutral observet.

Before the season last year the Atlanta Journal conducted a “Most Obnoxious SEC Fan Poll....Auburn took 1st place and here is what the sports writer had to add:

1. AUBURN: Because Tiger fans still worship at the tainted feet of Pat Dye. Because they run off coaches on a whim. Because they’ve grown as arrogant as Alabama backers without one-tenth the justification. Because they’re still whining over the national championship they didn’t win in 2004. Because the world’s worst fan — the Montgomery banker Bobby Lowder — is an Auburn man. And because I would pay money (though not a lot) to see Bobby Lowder in jean shorts.


62 posted on 06/10/2011 4:59:59 AM PDT by Moby Grape (Formerly Impeach the Boy...name change necessary after the Marxist won)
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To: chesley

I hear you, but somedays it’s hard to tell.


63 posted on 06/10/2011 8:01:35 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (A government agency is the closest thing to eternal life you'll ever see on Earth. RReagan)
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To: Mich Patriot

Somedays it really is hard to tell.


64 posted on 06/10/2011 8:18:11 AM PDT by chesley (Eat what you want, and die like a man.)
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To: Moby Grape
Another poll says the worst fans are: GA, SC, FL, LSU, AL, The bottom 2 are from MSU and Vandy. You can find a poll to say what you want to say! I have only been around SC fans at the Atlanta game, but the ones we were around were just as nice as they could be. I can not say the same about the OR fans in Phoenix. Even the kids were obnoxious. I hope MSU, AU, and SC have good teams this fall. The rest could lose every game and it would not bother me!! I don't understand why your poll said AU fans worship Dye when Bama fans really worship a dead coach. I have been around a lot of AU fans and not a one worships Dye.
65 posted on 06/10/2011 12:30:56 PM PDT by MamaB
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To: chesley

You should be. Wish I was. NJ just LOVES illegals. Our fat-assed Lou Costello look-alike governor say’s “Illegal aliens haven’t committed any crimes’’(his actual words)


66 posted on 06/11/2011 7:48:27 AM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: markomalley

Elections have consequences, sometimes very good ones. This is the fruit of AL flipping its legislature from Dem to Pub for the first time since Reconstruction and electing a solid conservative Republican governor on top of it.


67 posted on 06/11/2011 7:53:47 AM PDT by Yardstick
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