Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

  1. #1
    MarkM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 1970

    Court Wins Help Illegal Immigration War

    This just broke within the hour on "Judicial Watch," a Washington, DC based organization that investigates all aspects of lawlessness.

    Court Wins Help Illegal Immigration War
    Thu, 09/18/2008 - 16:00 — Judicial Watch Blog ... ration-war

    The steep uphill battle to curb illegal immigration nationwide got a pair of much-needed victories this week from two separate courts, one federal and one state.

    First a California appellate court ruled that a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a state measure granting illegal immigrants discounted in-state tuition at public colleges can move forward. A lower court had dismissed the suit but the Sacramento-based 3rd District Court of Appeals ruled the case could continue.

    At issue are the millions of taxpayer dollars used annually to subsidize the college educations of illegal immigrants. A group of out-of-state students argued that the benefit violates federal law which specifically prohibits illegal immigrants from obtaining tuition breaks that are not available to all United States citizens.

    A federal appeals court struck a similar lawsuit last year challenging Kansas’ discounted tuition for illegal immigrants. A federal judge in Topeka first ruled that the plaintiffs lacked standing to bring the legal challenge because they failed to demonstrate that they had been harmed and the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals subsequently upheld the decision.

    This week’s second victory in the mission to reduce illegal immigration came, incredibly, from the nation’s most liberal federal appellate court, the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. In a 26-page decision the court upheld an Arizona law that penalizes businesses that hire illegal immigrants and requires them to verify workers legal status.

    Hispanic groups and businesses say the law, created to lessen the economic incentive for illegal immigrants to sneak into the U.S., infringes on federal immigration powers. A lower court in Arizona didn’t buy that argument in December and the law took effect this year. Immigration advocates appealed and were probably shocked at the ruling, considering the 9th Circuit’s history.
    Remember that*all Politicians work for us, the U.S. Taxpaying Citizens.* If they are not doing their jobs to your liking, FIRE THEM in the next elections.

  2. #2
    Senior Member zeezil's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Join our efforts to Secure America's Borders and End Illegal Immigration by Joining ALIPAC's E-Mail Alerts network (CLICK HERE)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts