The Feds Had Better Stop Alabama…Before Everyone There Has a Job!

Oh no! It’s happened again. Alabama’s unemployment rate continues to plummet.

Ever since Alabama began implementing its immigration enforcement law, H.B. 56, in late September, the state’s unemployment rate has been dropping like a stone. In just the first month the law was in effect, unemployment in Alabama shrank from 9.8 percent of the workforce to 9.3 percent. And now the latest figures are in…and the news couldn’t be worse (for the Obama administration, the illegal alien lobby, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that is): Alabama’s unemployment rate checked in at 8.1 percent in December. That’s more than a 17 percent reduction since September.

No wonder the Department of Justice sued Alabama and its Civil Rights division continues to harass state agencies, even though the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed that all but a few provisions of the law could go into effect. Illegal aliens are responding to the law by leaving, which is not what the Obama administration or the illegal alien lobby want. And lots of jobs being vacated by illegal aliens are being filled by American workers, which is not exactly good news to cheap labor interests which have insisted that only illegal aliens would do those jobs.

Why the next thing you know, other states might get the idea that they too can reduce illegal immigration, tame unemployment, and cut costs by enacting similar policies. People might even start to wonder why the federal government isn’t doing it.

About Author


Ira joined the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) in 1986 with experience as a journalist, professor of journalism, special assistant to Gov. Richard Lamm (Colorado), and press secretary of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. His columns have appeared in National Review, LA Times, NY Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, and more. He is an experienced TV and radio commentator.


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    The Feds – who are all either globalists or communists or both – are scared to death of another 90s-style American-worker driven boom. That is why they have to flood us with overwhelming numbers of foreign workers – to make sure we don’t get ahead of anyone else in the world. That might create too much international jealousy among the 3rd world nations. It might also make the American people more powerful than the elites who are all on ego trips. Hence the need to continue to supress, supress, supress the American people at all costs.

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      It sickens me that we have elected Obama and, by reference, his appointees, such as Holder. A fifth grader’s logic could surmise that if you get rid of illegal aliens, Americans would fill the jobs.

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        Actually, it was the Ronald Reagan amnesty in 1986 that has caused most of the influx of illegal aliens that have invaded America. George W. Bush, John McCain, and other pro-amnesty conservative Republicans have resolutely opposed any enforcement against the employers of illegal aliens. Barack Obama has deported over 1.5 million illegal aliens, more than any other president in history.

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          DB you have the typical answer without any critical thinking like most………………………”THINK” you blame the GOV and politicians BUT WITHOUT THE PEOPLE we have no country….GET IT?…………SO if The People had ENFORCED the Laws this would have never happened………..THE PEOPLE FAILED REAGAN AND ITS GOV!! simple as that!.

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            Actually, WE do not enforce the law. What school did you go to? Yes, we do elect people, but unfortunately not all of them are on the up-n-up. They lie to us and pretty much say what they think we need to hear, and then then vote how they want, with their pockets a little more padded, of course.
            We tried to enforce the law in Northern California, in fact, tried to split us from S.F. up, but too many minorities to allow that. We now have a crime rate than has quadrupled because – there are laws that we did NOT vote on and our officials will not enforce.

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          That may be so but he has also released more illegals back into the communities where they were to commit more crimes

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          You are right DB. Most every problem in this country is now being blamed on Mr Obama. He inherited most all of the problems that he has had to deal with while bullheaded Republicans, whose only concern is to get their party back in power, continue to bring down our country instead of getting things done. All the Washington dinosaurs need to go. The only thing that the state of CA has done right since I’ve been here for the last 4 years is pass a law that says the state representatives will not get paid as long as they stall on passing a budget. IT is time to shake things up in Washington. By the way Kanta, where do you get your information?

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            As horrible as Bush was he never created the type of problems that Obama has over the last five years. He didn’t blow trillions on bail outs for Wall Street or bogus companies. He didn’t have 20 million people out of work and on the streets losing their homes. He didn’t have 40 million on food stamps and disability. He didn’t turn illegals out of jails and detention camps and dump them back on the American people. He didn’t order ICE not to deport illegals. He COULD prove his citizenship and all of his school records were available to those to wanted to see them. He didn’t spend his days on the golf course. He took very few vacations. He didn’t **** with the enemy (he didn’t BOW to Saudi kings and he didn’t appoint known enemy Muslim Brotherhood members to his cabinet); He didn’t try to force socialized medicine down our throats. He didn’t try to socialize the auto industry and the banks. He didn’t use excessive executive orders and he didn’t have a hundred self appointed czars in order to skirt Congress. He didn’t run guns to the drug cartels. He didn’t encourage illegal voting practices. The Saudis didn’t pay his way through school and expect a huge payback by subverting our government.
            You need to get YOUR news from some others source except the bleeding liberal PRAVDA MSM. Might give you some perspective,

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      I agree with Brian, however these are only a few:

      1) Apartment Handyman
      2) Public Construction Jobs (County and City)
      3) Privately owned Construction Jobs;
      4) Battered Women’s Shelters ***
      5) Lawn Care (Whites were dropped like a rock, because Illegals were “under bidding” at a drastic $$ rate.
      6) Hospitals were also “having” to hire Nurses, Aides, who also spoke Spanish even though the Illegals NEVER paid their Hospital bills. (Google: Illegals-Parkland Hospital -Dallas TX.

      ***I worked for years at shelters for Battered Women B.S. in Rehabilitation Science, U.T.SW Medial/Dallas, TX; (M.S. in Counseling, From Texas A&M). I was laid off because I wasn’t Bi-Lingual. When I applied at other shelters, I couldn’t find a job for the same reasons.

      (Apologize for any misspelled words — I am now 66 and 1/2 blind LOL and can’t read the blue, Tiny writing.

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          I wish that just a fraction of them would try to understand why we feel like we do. You don’t have to be white, just legally here to get angry at the billions of dollars that WE spend on them. Would they or their country do the same for us? HE__ NO!!!!

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            If all these people that are fighting tooth and nail for amnesty for all these illegals would take the time to research Mexican immigration policy, they would get an eye full. Mexico has some of the most rigid immigration laws on the planet. “That is what makes them so hypocritical in trying make the US look bad for wanting to close our borders to all of their poor citizens that they cant seem to take care of. If you try and sneak into Mexico and get caught you have the choice between a bullet or a long prison term in some rathole.

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        Add to that:
        Auto body paint and body workers
        Road construction
        Medical office workers
        house painters

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          Add to that the big ones like manufacturing and high tech industries. They are dumping thousands of US workers and lobbying Congress for amnesty so they can hire thousands of cheap laborers. That really pisses me off. That’s not the American way. And the government should not throw gas on the fire by turning millions of illegals loose in the job market. Talk about becoming a third world country in a hurry. Where do these companies think they are going to sell their products if there are no jobs to support the American consumers?

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      Tammy Duncan on

      My niece and her family just left Alabama to get closer to her mother. I just sent her the post about the illegals leaving and the unemployment decrease. Am anxious to see what she has to say about Alabama’s work force..

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    Obama Administration Challenges Arizona E-Verify Law
    The Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court to strike down a 2007 Arizona law that punishes employers who hire illegal aliens, a law enacted by then-Governor Janet Napolitano. (Solicitor General’s Amicus Curiae Brief). Called the “Legal Arizona Workers Act,” the law requires all employers in Arizona to use E-Verify and provides that the business licenses of those who hire illegal workers shall be repealed. From the date of enactment, the Chamber of Commerce and other special interest groups have been trying to undo it, attacking it through a failed ballot initiative and also through a lawsuit. Now the Chamber is asking the United States Supreme Court to hear the case (Chamber of Commerce v. Candelaria), and the Obama Administration is weighing in against the law.
    To date, Arizona’s E-Verify law has been upheld by all lower courts, including the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The Ninth Circuit, in particular, viewed it as an exercise of a state’s traditional power to regulate businesses. (San Francisco Chronicle, June 2, 2010). Obama’s Justice Department, however, disagrees. Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal said in his filing with the Supreme Court that the lower courts were wrong to uphold the statute because federal immigration law expressly preempts any state law imposing sanctions on employers hiring illegal immigrants. Mr. Katyal argues that this is not a licensing law, but “a statute that prohibits the hiring of unauthorized aliens and uses suspension and revocation of all state-issued licenses as its ultimate sanction.” (Solicitor General’s Amicus Curiae Brief, p. 10). This is the administration’s first court challenge to a state’s authority to act against illegal immigration, and could be a preview of the battle brewing over Arizona’s recent illegal immigration crackdown through SB 1070.
    Napolitano has made no comment on the Department of Justice’s decision to challenge the 2007 law, but federal officials said that she has taken an active part in the debate over whether to do so. (Politico, May 28, 2010). As Governor of Arizona, Napolitano said she believed the state law was valid and became a defendant in the many lawsuits against it. (Id.).


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    OBAMA AND HIS SELLOUT OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE FOR WALL ST. AND THE ILLEGALS’ ILLEGAL VOTES. California Attorney Gen. Kamala Harris anounced that nearly HALF of all MURDERS in MEXIFORNIA are by MEXICAN GANGS! Really want the LA RAZA DEMS’ open borders and quick pathway to our jobs & citizenship? MEXICO & OBAMA DO!

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    Who ever thinks its all right to keep illegals in our country to pick our produce is not an American.How can any person thinks its good for taxpayers to keep paying for the illegals health care and there children s health care.Let push for Ron Paul. He is the only one who will make a difference.Also no one talks about the 14th amendment lets stop illegals from birth right citizenship.

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      Just because an illegal has a child in the US should not make that child an automatic American citizen. What about our military that have children in Germany or Korea…that child is not German or Korean..they are “American citizens born abroad”…children of illegals should be “Mexican citizens born abroad” and NOT entitled to all the benefit that are suppose to be for Americans.. Their children are born here and they never have to pay for the hospital. If an American has a child in Mexico you can be sure they will have to pay for the medical care they receive!!!

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        The present interpretation of the 14th amendment by our courts is an uber liberal position and does not reflect the original intent of the amendment. Every one of these “anchor babies” born to foreign parents should be thrown out along with all of the other criminal invaders. It should be considered an act of treason by our government and those responsible should be severly punished.

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      Check on us in SC! We are not even allowed to have photo voter cards because it is “discriminary.” I have to show id almost everyday for something but it is against the law to ask others for it?

      Obama has been to Savannah twice which is 15 mins from here but never traveled over that bridge. They would really like us to just drop off into the Atlantic.

      Most of these blogs I have to agree with because what I have seen first hand.

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    Putin is initiating a crackdown on illegal immigration in Russia also. It could just be that it makes sense, contrary to what the Obama administration thinks. Cut unemployment and the budget deficit at the same time and eliminate the push for amnesty. If something continuously gets driven in an illogical direction for no apparent reason, you can bet that someone is getting a big bundle of money under the table somewhere.

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      There should be NO amnesty..what part of illegal do they not understand??? Illegal means NOT LEGAL!!! If an American does something illegal they are punished…if Mexican is here illegally they are rewarded with amnesty…what is wrong with our judicial system???

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      Yes, unfortunately it is some of our largest corporations that are driving the problem. Its no longer just a problem with the farm workers. Now the corporations are smelling blood and getting greedy. Their stupid anti American position is that we can keep more profit by hiring these illegals and/or amnestied “citizens” and to hell with US citizens. Yeah that’s the ticket. To hell with Maquiladoras and the great expense and bother of establishing businesses in Mexico, we’ll just let their citizens migrate over here and we’ll put them to work. Now we can afford to compete with jobs in India and China. To hell with US workers. Let them eat beans. They, obviously, have some inside info on how Congress is going to vote on Amnesty because they are dumping thousands of US workers. There should be a rigidly enforced law that specifies that US businesses may not hire an illegal to begin with and, in addition, they may not hire any foreign workers with visas before US citizens that qualify for the job. Our HiB VIsa program is in shambles and needs a drastic overhaul. Many of these people just DISAPPEAR in the US and are never heard from again. The program is WAY TOO LAX and needs more enforcement. First thing should be to cut way back on the number of these issued to begin with. There should be a giant crackdown on immigration in general with total legal numbers being cut way back. This country can no longer afford the luxury of leaving its doors wide open. When the country was growing and we needed the masses to conquer and populate the country,it was a different story. Now the ships full and the resources are dwindling fast. This open door policy by our government needs to cease. You need to be talking to your Reps on this issue. This is particularly true for groups like Hispanics and Muslims which are breeding out of control (10 to 1)

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    Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, a former California congresswoman with close ties to the influential La Raza movement, announced the “We Can Help” project with great fanfare a few days ago.”
    FROM JUDICIAL WATCH. org – get on their emails!
    Labor Dept. Helps Illegal Alien Workers
    Last Updated: Tue, 04/06/2010 – 11:04am
    The Department of Labor has launched a special program to assist and protect illegal immigrant workers in the U.S., referred to as “vulnerable” and “underpaid” by the presidential cabinet member who heads the agency.
    Hundreds of new field investigators have been deployed to reach out to Latino laborers in areas with large numbers of illegal alien employees. Their message, in Spanish, is “we can help” bring workplace protections to the nation’s most vulnerable and underpaid workers, including those who have no legal right to live in the Untied States.


    Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, a former California congresswoman with close ties to the influential La Raza movement, announced the “We Can Help” project with great fanfare a few days ago. A total of 1,000 investigators from her agency will focus on enforcing labor and wage laws in industries that typically hire lots of illegal aliens without reporting anyone to federal immigration authorities.
    Solis told Latino workers that “your president, your secretary of labor and this department will not allow anyone to be denied his or her rightful pay, especially when so many in our nation are working long, hard and often dangerous hours.” She assured illegal immigrants that “if you work in this country, you are protected by our laws.”
    The same day Solis publicly announced the Obama Administration’s new project, a Labor Department investigator visited a day laborer center in northern California to promote it. The federal employee actually chatted warmly with the illegal immigrants about how to find jobs without being exploited, according to a local newspaper report. “We’re the feds but the good ones,” he told the day laborers in Spanish. “We’re here to help workers.”
    The agency has also launched a Spanish television advertising campaign to spread the word and created a web site. Workers in industries from construction to food service are urged to contact the Labor Department of wage and hour violations. An investigator may be deployed to the work site or the employer may be taken to court.
    Here’s his Sec. Labor, HILDA SOLIS:

    While in Congress, she opposed strengthening the border fence, supported expansion of illegal alien benefits (including driver’s licenses and in-state tuition discounts), embraced sanctuary cities that refused to cooperate with federal homeland security officials to enforce immigration laws, and aggressively championed a mass amnesty. Solis was steeped in the pro-illegal alien worker organizing movement in Southern California and was buoyed by amnesty-supporting Big Labor groups led by the Service Employees International Union. She has now caused a Capitol Hill firestorm over her new taxpayer-funded advertising and outreach campaign to illegal aliens regarding fair wages:

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    Eliminate the magnets. The fraud, cheating, theft, the Bribe, Gratuities and kickbacks then stop the lobbyist from buying favors with influence over the peoples representatives, and in-act term limits.

    Now ask those who vote for a valid ID, and those that work and file for benefits for SS# that check-out per the Fed. Soc. Sec.administration system. Whats the difference between Management and Control?

    It’s real simple. Big government Vs.Small government
    *The Democrats want the people to be dependent on big government and keep it’s control. “Give em a fish” =hand out =dependence, regulate, keep the power over the people,= control

    *The Republicans want the people to be self-reliant free to achieve, capitalism, small government and states rights. Teach em how to fish = self reliant= freedom of choice, =management

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        Yes for Ron Paul!!! He is the only one who seems to understand the problem we are having with illegals!!

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        Not Ron anymore.. Rand is the upcoming champion who has his fathers backgrouind and base amongst the Tea Party but, in addition, he is a much better politician and infighter. Always has his eye on his opponent and is calculating his next move. He picks his battles. He is one to watch.

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      We have, here in California, conservative radio talk show hosts who don’t want e-verify, because they would then have to pay workman’s compensation. In Arizona the heir to Burger King, a major GOP contributor, has opposed their new law.. The facts are, although the margin is thin, polls show Democrats are opposed to illegal immigration more than Republicans.

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        No t only do I agree with e-verify, but I think companies that hire illegals shoud be severely punished..not just a slap on the wrist.!!!

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        Look at who pushed amnesty in the past. Reagan, Bush I and II. Jr rode into DC on the Hispanic vote.

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    Cost of produce will triple at the stores! If you take to to READ the hard cost by raising the cost to pick the crop in the field does not increase the price by that factor. May do everyone some good to spend time in the field and see what it takes to get food to your table.

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      No, it will not cost 3x, it will cost maybe 10% at most….but you’re right about everyone spending some time in the field….may a thousand flowers bloom!

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        10%? Really? Think again. Remember…the workers doing some of those jobs (that no one wants mind you, I know this because none of the people I know CURRENTLY unemployed, risking losing their house, etc., are interested in even considering working in the fields) are not making anywhere close to minimum wage, no benefits, no pension. Let’s say they are making $5/hr…bring in a documented worker, you have to go to $10/hr for the pickers alone. That hourly wage skyrockets as each undocumented worker is replaced. We aren’t just talking pickers…we are talking drivers (more skilled, insurance required, etc….HIGHER hourly payment)…and everywhere else along the line. Americans complain about the costs of food as it is, can you imagine the outrage?

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          Jobs no one wants is a lie . Do you think most people go to work at their dream job? Thats why they call it work you dumbass. What would happen if we got rid of illegal aliens is American citizens would do it only we would do it better. By the way more Americans working means more money in the pockets of other American workers who do jobs and services. Don’t do business with any employers that hire illegals if you can help it. Its time to get to look at them for what they are, alien invaders, and should be treated as such .

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          AJ…we have been so lax in the past that there are illegals working in every facet of industry up to and including all kinds of manufacturing and high tech jobs. Big corporations are warming up to the idea of hiring as many “amnestied illegals” as they can and are dumping US workers by the thousands lately. I hope that we can convince DC that patriotic Americans don’t AGREE with this policy. It is extremely anti American and over the top GREEDY. The only chance we have is if we can raise enough hell with Congress to throw out amnesty. The stuff coming out of House committees right down only piss me off more. THey are BS and should never pass the House vote. Only Trojan Horse nonsense to sell out to the other side and make themselves look good.

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    Why comment? Does it really do any good? And it does not matter who we have in the White House. Sorry to say, They are all CROOKS! Why do they make so much money and pay very little in taxes? Why bail out Fanny mae and all these other companys and SCREW everyone else who is struggling!? Allowing IILEGAL ALIENS to work here on a temporary visa is ludacris! America cares more about other countries than theyre own people! STOP LETTING PEOPLE FROM OTHER COUNTRIES COME HERE FOR WORK!! DUH!! HOW STUPID CAN YOU BE?? FAIR TRADE? fair trade is a JOKE! If its not MADE IN AMERICA then it does NOT belong here PERIOD. COMPANYS ARE MOVING THERE BUSINESS OUT OF THE COUNTRY SO THEY DONT HAVE TO PAY MINIMUM WAGE OR HEALTH CARE, IS KILLING THIS COUNTRY!! Just like the old saying goes,”THE RICH GET RICHER AND THE POOR GET POORER!! BEING IN THIS COUNTRY IS LIKE, BEING IN THE PASSENGER SEAT OF A OUT OF CONTROL CAR!! GOD HELP US!!

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      Fair Trade just means that it’s not picked or made or sold by slaves, pretty much. It’s better than buying Walmart which pretty much ensures it was put together, badly, by slave children. Keep fighting! Don’t give up hope. When you start thinking that your efforts do no good is when there is no hope left. We do need God’s help, but we can’t quit fighting for justice!

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    Let those jobs be filled by pickers who now will depmand higher wages. What will we do when the price of an orange costs $25 bucks?
    Makes a lot of cents.

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      So you really think a fair wage is bad for the American economy? Wow. How much do you make an hour? Why do you want others to suffer by making less?

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      No its proven that the cost of goods would only increase by as high as 1.5 penny per dollar. Factually the cost of goods would decrease if the farmers invested in machinery for automation but their to cheap and greedy and to stupid and get to many subsidies, to realize by spending a little more on automated equiptment there profits would rise significantly in the long run.

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      There is no reason on earth that an orange should cost $25.00 unless you have it sent home in a taxi cab! We all ready ship produce haft way around the world, and the price at the store barely changes so don’t tell me that by paying the help better we the consumer we be gouged anymore than if we import all the fruit & nuts we use. No we’ll just have some farmers, and ranchers with a little less profit, and they will find away to get that back. I’m a potato grower, and have been around for 68 years, we picked by hand, and now by big harvesters, we now hire more people, and have a huge payroll compared to when I took this farm over. The equipment is expensive but people cost more to replace so we still have a few old guy’s that worked with me when I was younger, and that’s just at harvest when we do some partying after we’re done working. We would have been gone years ago had we not had well paid hard working people, and yes many were migrant workers that came every year, and when the laws changed so did we as sponsors. Only two of the original nine men went home, and didn’t come back by the way all are citizens.

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    Don’t give me some BS about the US NEEDING illegal immigrant workers when we’ve killed 54 million of our own would-have-been workers since 1973 with saline abortions. The US does not NEED immigrants to plow our fields, we need to stop murdering our own. This didn’t just happen. Send illegal immigrants back to Mexico, and allow our own a chance at life.

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      These two issues are not one and the same. Fight abortion on another site. You will get no help from me. I know that the planet is overpopulated. We do not need more babies messing up more of the planet.

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        Kelly help from you? Since you’re also part of the world’s over population problem, are you going to do your part to lower the excess population by committing suicide? Now do you see how heartless your comment was? You sure let your Liberal leanings show.
        While I do agree with you that the topic is illegal immigration, it is a fact that the ones pushing for allowing illegals in to take American jobs, are the very same ones who want abortion. It’s been estimated that over 50 million have been aborted under Roe vs Wade. Imagine all the tax revenues they could have generated, if they had been allowed to live.

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      Why are you sneaking in abortion comments when the subject is illegal immigration. You belong with the Obama crowd!

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        If you remove the legs, the body cannot stand. Once people acknowledge that we are a body, made up of the sum of its parts, we will be able to do something about our paraplegia, but until then we are destitute! Go on killing babies, but don’t complain when this nation is solely reliant on migrant workers, because you’ve not invested in the nation’s future. THE ISSUE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IS BIGGER THAN ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION. How do you think we got to this point?! So dependent on migrant workers? Think about it! Making an independent future for our nation requires the rebirth of the moral mind.

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        Kelly-Hitler thought Germany was overpopulated and that the Jews were “messing up the planet.” Listen to what you’re saying.

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        bjeire- I’m not sure you understand who the “Obama crowd” is. The majority of those in support of abortion **** with “the Obama crowd.”

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    Gloria Wedemeyer on

    Bravo to Alabama. I don’t know why all the legal immigrants get so upset with this. My ancestors are from germany but if they started blocking here as illegals, I would do everything in my power to see it stopped. Everyone who came here the right way should consider themselves Americans first and foremost. What part of Illegal doesn’t the government understand.

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      I have no problem with people from other countries coming to the United States as long as they do it legally. I happened to work for Alabama Medicaid (retired now) and I can’t tell you the money that it cost to take care of all the illegals. Medicaid has little money and it should be spent on US citizens when they need it and not someone 9 months pregnant who just wants to deliver here so they can stay with their US citizen baby. Stinks.

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    Viet Nam Vet 67-68 on

    A Georgia court asked Obamanation to bring records to prove he is a Naturalized Citizen, he and his Attorney were no shows so the trial went on without them and the information presented proved not only is he not a legal Naturalized Citizen but he is also in posession of an Illegal Social Security Card which is a Federal Felony. Everyone should call and force our Congress to REMOVE Obama and try him for Treason and Murder (Fast and Furious) of one of our Federal Border agents and at least several hundred other people murdered by the Mexican Drug Cartels by weapons that Erick Holder and Obamanation gave them. What will it take for all Americans to stand for the Document our founding Fathers gave us that made us the Greatest Country on Earth in less than 200 years, our Constitution. Start calling, writing or emailing, I have for the last two years.

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      I think you mean “Natural Born Citizen” (NBC). Reference the requirement that the President be a special kind of citizen, not just a regular born in US citizen, in the US Constitution, Article 2, Section 1, Clause 5. Also, refer to the definition of NBC in Emmerich de Vattal’s work, “Law of Nations” of which both George Washington and Benjamin Franklin had at the Constitutional Convention. Also, a seminal definition of what a Natural Born Citizen is in the Supreme Court decision called, “Minor-V-Happersett. That was in about 1795, I think.

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      Viet Nam Vet 67-68… While I agree with you 100%, you and I both know that those in the House and Senate, from either side of their respective aisles, won’t do jack. The Democrats want illegals to have the vote, so they’ll vote for them. The Republicans are afraid that if they do kick the illegals out, the legal Latino’s won’t vote for them.
      In the final analysis, the Republicans will hope that Obama gets voted out of office so they can move on to a different topic without having to do anything about him. The Republicans fear the shrill taunts of racism from the Liberal media. You don’t think we can dethrone their god without real and certain retribution from those who have been worshiping at BHO’s feet?

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    I need help to get a web site up to help women after I was attacked and attempted rape by an illegal Mexican. My story is on Live 5 News 8/15/11 and 9/14/11. The Gazette front page 12/9/10
    The illegal Mexican was 30 and I a grandmother. I am devastated that the prosecutor Ann Williams plead him to 3degree labeling him as nonviolent after he attacked me, bit my mouth and butted my head with his. This was violent and I’ m having a hard time knowing my rights as an American meant nothing. That’s an example of how they keep attacking raping and killing American women across our country. I’m not going to stop speaking out. I ‘m strong willed and want changes.

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      Sorry, to hear such a case yet our GOVT. believes these ILLEGALs have more rights than US Americans. And then they give him a lesser charge which soon He wil be out and do it again.

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    This is great news.This will clear up the myth that Americans won’t work. This will also stop criminal illegal aliens from raping & killing American women. I was attacked and nearly raped by Frederico H. REYES,30, ILLEGAL Mexican living in a trailer owned by Chinese Palace Restraint in Summerville SC. Where he worked. I was at my friends trailer alone because I had just been told my sister died & Wes had a pool tournament at 7:00pm. I was too upset to go, so Wes told me to wait on him. When he left the Mexican knocked on the door & when I opened it he came in knocked me backwards and the fight to keep from being raped began. He bit my lower lip and butted my head with his trying to stun me. When he bit my mouth I knew I was in trouble, & I remembered jujitsu I had taken years ago, and used it, when he moved I got my knee between us & pushed. him off me. He went backwards out on porch. Bent the door. He was arrested & charged with assault wit intent to commit criminal sexual conduct 2nd degree. I was so upset I was hyperventlaiting & crying. There was a knife too.He would have killed me. At court he was plead to 3rd degree & nonviolent was marked on sentencing sheet, done by prosecutor with microphone off. I didn’t know until I got copies from clerk. I am devastated over it. He’s labeled as nonviolent % came up for parole 9/14/11. I showed the parole board pictures of my face, his teeth prints on my face & bruises. He wasn’t paroled, but he walks out free 12/12/12 because Ann Williams plead him to3rd degree He got more rights than I have.I’m fighting Berkeley Co.SC so this doesn’t t happen to another victim They didn’t protect my rights as a victim SOVA only pays for counseling &medical. I lost $330.00 and a ring in the struggle to save myself. Live 5 News, Harve Jacobs did story. 8/15/11 and parole denied 9/14/11. He showed pictures of my injuries too. The Gazette on front page Dec. 9,2010 after court. I have to continue to get HIV & Hepetatis rests. I had to demand he get tested. & he wasn’t until Nov. 16,2010. I was in hospital 8/2&3,2010 from stress. I spoke before Senate & House to help get our Immigration Bill passed. I was there when Gov Haley signed it.I’m not the only victim of illegal Mexicans attacks, I’m one of more across our nation. My story went Nationwide top story but not one talk show has contacted me.Thus morning I saw where Dr Phil wants A student who had a Confederate flag on his window to be on his show. I want American women to know about me and I want to promote self defense teaing. [email protected]

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    Just a quick fact check.

    USA unemployment fell from 9.1 % in september to 8.5% in December. The means that the Alabama unemployment rate fell only marginally more than the national average. I somehow doubt illegal immigration had much to do with the national rate falling, and therefore also doubt that it had much impact in alabama.

    The many bills passed by the GOP giving tax incentives for companies to relocate may, however, have had an impact.

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      The difference between a decrease from 9.8% to 8.1% and a decreas from 9.1% to 8.5% is not marginal. It is quite significant. Alabama’s unemployment fell by more than 17%. The national unemployment fell by about 7%. In other words, Alabama saw its unemployment rate reduced nearly 2 1/2 times faster than the nation as a whole.

      …Just a quick fact check.

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    Ervin [Snake] Harris on

    We all know WHY Obama is doing NOTHING about illegals – their VOTES is all he want.

    I’m praying that the Judge in Georgia will stand up to OBAMA and my state [Virginia] will do the same.


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    Alabama and a few other states are making a real effort to stop illegal immigration to America. The best way to accomplish this is for every state to pass a law requiring employers, banks, and apartment owners to do an E-verify check before hiring someone, before granting a mortgage to someone, or renting an apartment to someone. If an illegal immigrant cannot find work, get a mortgage, or rent an apartment, they will not come here.

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    Amen! All states should adopt this bill. These “illegals” are really not adding to our economy but are draining our monetary, educational and health care resources! What’s more, they don’t pay taxes and they send money “out of the country”,

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    I heard there are 13,000,000 unemployed American Citizens; and 12,000,000 EMPLOYED illegals. If we dump the illegals, that would be a net decrease of 12,000,000 unemployed Citizens. What more reason do the Feds need???

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    I applaud what Alabama has done and it should be held out for praise for its leadership! Bravo!

    But I think the percentage drop in unemployment is 1.7% (not 17%) which is still excellent.

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    I would have to say this is good news. If only obama would get our immigration laws enforced, we might open up 7-8 million jobs for Americans. The illegal aliens who don’t have our jobs, are using this country as a welfare country with all their anchor babies (illegal alien children). The DREAM Act. All that does is put more illegal aliens in direct competition with American children. Get rid of all the illegal aliens and we will get rid of all the problems that go with them. THAT IS A FACT!

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    Ana Zuniga-Maus on

    Yes that’s right, all the states should adopt similar laws to vacate the jobs for American citizens and legal residents, regardless of what the Obama administration, the Chamber of Commerce and the illegal Immigration advocates want. California should be at the top of the list, that will solve a lot of the employment issues and financial issues in the state, but unfortunately no one in Sacramento have the back bone to do what is right for the citizens of the CA. They find pride instead, bringing up the number of illegals in the state and using fear in the Hispanic community, by calling the fight against illegal immigration, a fight against immigrants in general, when we all know it is NOT.

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      John Winthrop on

      so you are a legal resident…………..if so a citizen should come before you……..