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Fri Dec 7, 2012, 02:20 PM

Immigration Recommendations Made to General Assembly By Committee

11:57 PM, Dec 6, 2012

Raleigh, NC - The Pew Hispanic Center estimates North Carolina has the 9th highest population of illegal immigrants in the nation and our state legislature is taking their best shot at a solution.

Thursday, lawmakers from the House Select Committee on the State's Role in Immigration Policy met to give their recommendations to the General Assembly.

The committee urged the federal government to better enforce border security everywhere, and for Washington to delegate more authority for states to enforce immigration laws. Their recommendations were more moderate than many expected and did not carry any specific legislation ...

http://www.digtriad.com/news/local/article/257835/57/Lawmakers-Use-Moderation-With-Immigration-Reform

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 02:22 PM

1. House committee studies illegal immigration for a year and concludes no new laws are necessary

December 06, 2012

A "select committee" of the N. C. House released its "final report" today and recommended ... nothing. That is, they did not present any recommended legislation to the General Assembly as was expected they would do, after a year of meetings ...

http://www.beaufortobserver.net/Articles-NEWS-and-COMMENTARY-c-2012-12-06-264173.112112-House-committee-studies-illegal-immigration-for-a-year-and-concludes-no-new-laws-are-necessary.html

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 04:15 PM

3. i was afraid of a papers please law

should i still be? the republicans are coming, the republicans are coming...

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Response to barbtries (Reply #3)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 04:20 PM

4. Dunno. I'm expecting a crazy bumpy two year ride

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #4)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 04:56 PM

5. sadly so am i.

ohio, wisconsin, michigan, florida...something along those lines. i hope it's not so bad.

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Fri Dec 7, 2012, 02:25 PM

2. NC immigration panel says feds should do more

By EMERY P. DALESIO
Associated Press
Published: Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 4:58 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 4:58 p.m.

RALEIGH, N.C. - A General Assembly committee that Latino advocates feared could set a path for North Carolina to follow other Sun Belt states into a crackdown on illegal immigrants wrapped up a year of meetings Thursday by recommending no new legislative action other than urging Washington to do more ...

Representatives of North Carolina's home building, construction, farming and other industries that extensively use immigrant labor urged lawmakers to be cautious ...

The new census data confirmed a clear and sustained drop in illegal immigration nationwide after more than a decade of increases, with the number falling to about 11.1 million last year from a peak of 12 million in 2007. About 80 percent of all illegal immigration comes from Mexico and Latin America, but demographers say illegal immigration from south of the U.S. border isn't likely to return to its mid-2000 peak due to a weakened U.S. economy, stronger enforcement, and an aging Mexican population ...

The head of a group opposed to illegal immigrants called the committee a farce aimed at diluting demands for a crackdown ...

http://www.beaufortobserver.net/publicationreturnframe.lasso?-token.address=http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20121206/APN/1212060609?p=1&tc=pg

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