Indiana AG Refuses to Defend Law Combating Illegal Immigration

IndianaIn 2011, Indiana passed SEA 590, which strengthened Indiana’s efforts to combat illegal immigration. The ACLU is now suing the State of Indiana over several parts of the bill, and an an Indiana District Federal Court ruled that two provisions of the bill are unconstitutional last month!

These two provisions concern the use of the Mexican Consulate Matricula ID card and the ability of law enforcement officers to arrest and detain criminal illegal aliens.

The time is running out to file an appeal, but Indiana State Attorney General, Greg Zoeller recently said he would no longer defend the Indiana law on behalf of the state. If he doesn’t act by Monday, April 29, the ACLU will win this lawsuit by default.

As the Attorney General of Indiana, Zoeller has a duty and responsibility to defend and protect the interests of Hoosiers. The Indianapolis Star reports that he recently joined with pro-amnesty supporters in urging the U.S. Congress to pass immigration reform. AG Zoeller needs to hear that he should put Indiana ahead of personal opinions!

If you live in Indiana, he needs to hear from you now! It is time for him to do his job and defend the State of Indiana from the ACLU’s efforts to put the interests of illegal aliens ahead of yours!

Time is short and pressure via calls and emails must be done today to let him know that the concerned, voting, citizens of Indiana demand that he fulfill his duties. Tell him to file an appeal of the District Court’s ruling by the deadline on Monday!

Indiana Attorney General’s Office
Phone: 317-232-6201
E-mail: [email protected]

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  1. avatar

    And all we hear about is we need an amnesty because of our broken system. But he’s a poster child of why it’s broken. The law is the law, he is the Attorney General, the chief law enforcement officer of the state, and he refuses to do his job. He may not like the law, but it’s not up to him. He is at least supposed to attempt a defense of it in court. If he doesn’t then he needs to be removed, whatever the process is in Indiana.

    And I used to actually agree with the ACLU on some issues, but they’ve turned into a group pandering to illegals. Maybe it should be the ICLU. Just like the Sierra Club came out for “reform” a couple days ago, and it was supposed to be some big switch in policy for them. Please. They’ve spent the last 20 years portraying a call for restrictions on immigration for environmental reasons as the “greening of hate”. But back in the 1980s, they very much supported those restrictions.

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      An immigration policy, any policy, is retrictive by definition. By virtue of the fact that you have even a process for foreigners settling permanently in your country, means tou do some screening.