Undocumented Workers. Legal news and articles for January 28 - 31, 2012

Kansas Agriculture Secretary Asks Federal Government To Let Companies Hire ...“Self-deportation” doesn't shrink the shadow economyLatinos won't forget Romney's 'anti-immigrant' talk'Self-deportation' a mythKansas Ag Secretary Seeks Waiver for Illegal Immigrant WorkersNew food stamp rules draw more fire in KansasMissouri bills target undocumented workersKansas Seeks Waiver for Undocumented Workers to Solve Farm CrisisKansas agriculture secretary seeks federal waiver for illegal immigrantsAg secretary seeks waiver for illegal immigrantsMarcos Breton: Why big business courts undocumented immigrantsFarmers, immigrants unite against E-VerifyA Divide on the Payoff of Legalizing ImmigrantsAgriculture interests stir immigration policyThe 'self-deportation' fantasy

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Where Jon Huntsman Stands on Issues Important to Latino Voters
Fox NewsJanuary 6, 2012

Huntsman has a mixed record when it comes to immigration. While he pushed for federal comprehensive immigration reform as governor, supported H-1b worker visas and even signed into law in Utah a bill granting undocumented immigrants "driving-privilege ...more »

Let the dream continue
Redlands Daily FactsJanuary 7, 2012

And why has our government not deported these undocumented workers? Two major reasons: the impossibility of deporting 12 million people and the fact that these workers do jobs that most US citizens won't do. Most of these workers (and many of their ...more »

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Kansas Agriculture Secretary Asks Federal Government To Let Companies Hire ...
ThinkProgressJanuary 31, 2012

But rather than follow Arizona's model and run undocumented immigrants out of the state, Kansas Agriculture Secretary Dale Rodman is seeking a waiver from the federal government so that companies can hire undocumented workers.more »

“Self-deportation” doesn't shrink the shadow economy
SalonJanuary 31, 2012

The word “self-deportation” has an agreeable, voluntary ring to it, suggesting that undocumented workers will happily decide of their own free will to return to their home countries, without the necessity for direct government action by ICE agents.more »

Latinos won't forget Romney's 'anti-immigrant' talk
CNN InternationalJanuary 31, 2012

Rick Perry and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich for immigration proposals that Romney said amounted to "amnesty" for illegal immigrants. But last week, in Florida, where Hispanics account for 22.5 percent of the population, we caught a glimpse of a ...more »

'Self-deportation' a myth
Arizona Daily StarJanuary 31, 2012

By declaring that "self-deportation" is the solution to illegal immigration, Mitt Romney gave voice to an idea in wide currency among Republicans - that America's 11 million undocumented immigrants would simply go home if government made their lives ...more »

Kansas Ag Secretary Seeks Waiver for Illegal Immigrant Workers
Insurance JournalJanuary 31, 2012

Facing pressure from large dairies and feedlots desperate for workers, Kansas Agriculture Secretary Dale Rodman is seeking a federal waiver that would allow companies to hire illegal immigrants. Rodman has met several times with officials at the US ...more »

New food stamp rules draw more fire in Kansas
KansasReporterJanuary 31, 2012

By Gene Meyer | Kansas Reporter TOPEKA — Tax reform advocate Dale Chaffee of Shawnee Mission isn'ta fan of how the state's food stamp program helps undocumented immigrants in Kansas. “To me, the question is why decent citizens should be forced to have ...more »

Missouri bills target undocumented workers
Examiner.comJanuary 30, 2012

Another bill sponsored by Kraus, SB 473, would require the state auditor's office to determine the cost of illegal immigration issues to Missouri taxpayers and then ask the attorney general to sue the federal government for that money.more »

Kansas Seeks Waiver for Undocumented Workers to Solve Farm Crisis
Fox NewsJanuary 30, 2012

According to a report by the Topeka Capital-Journal, Rodman has met several times with officials at the US Department of Homeland Security about a pilot program that would place employers and undocumented immigrants in a special state-organized network ...more »

Kansas agriculture secretary seeks federal waiver for illegal immigrants
Kansas City StarJanuary 30, 2012

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who helped craft the Arizona law, has vowed to work to obtain passage of a Kansas law requiring employers to deploy the federal E-Verify system to establish the credentials of new hires. Sen.more »

Ag secretary seeks waiver for illegal immigrants
CanadianBusiness.comJanuary 29, 2012

(AP) — Facing pressure from large dairies and feedlots desperate for workers, Kansas Agriculture Secretary Dale Rodman is seeking a federal waiver that would allow companies to hire illegal immigrants. Rodman has met several times with officials at ...more »

Marcos Breton: Why big business courts undocumented immigrants
Sacramento BeeJanuary 29, 2012

That's how many Americans feel about the undocumented. The case of Martinez illustrates why immigration flows continue, despite all the people angry at law-breaking immigrants who don't "play by the rules." Big business is getting paid off the backs of ...more »

Farmers, immigrants unite against E-Verify
The Seattle TimesJanuary 29, 2012

By MANUEL VALDES AP Let's be clear. There are legal immigrants, and there are illegal immigrants. (January 28, 2012, by Peter in Snohomish) MORE I don't believe immigrants would oppose E-Verify as they would be confirmed as legal.more »

A Divide on the Payoff of Legalizing Immigrants
New York TimesJanuary 29, 2012

The report, from the Greater Houston Partnership, says that the untapped revenue would be accessible if immigration reform — one that allowed illegal immigrants the chance to work legally and pay taxes — was realized. (The Greater Houston Partnership ...more »

Agriculture interests stir immigration policy
Topeka Capital JournalJanuary 28, 2012

It would give rise to a legal, straightforward manner of organizing existing immigrant labor. It won't happen, of course, without a nod from the federal government. "I need a waiver," Rodman said. "It would be good for Kansas agriculture.more »

The 'self-deportation' fantasy
Washington PostJanuary 28, 2012

BY DECLARING that “self-deportation” is the solution to illegal immigration, Mitt Romney gave voice to an idea in wide currency among Republicans — that America's 11 million undocumented immigrants would simply go home if government made their lives ...more »

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