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Rutland mayoral candidates talk refugees, taxes in on-air debate

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Immigration, Issues, News, Politics & Elections, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Rutland’s four mayoral candidates squared off Wednesday in a live radio debate, and the on-air clashes offered insights into how the city might change under new management.

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What is a sanctuary city? Lawmakers, locals have a difference of opinion

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Immigration, News, Pennsylvania, State Government  /  No Comments

While Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg are pushing a bill that would crack down on sanctuary cities and counties in the commonwealth, some western Pennsylvania localities potentially targeted by the measure are complaining that they are not sanctuaries for illegal immigrants.

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David Allaire: Restore transparency to Rutland mayor’s office

By   /  February 21, 2017  /  Immigration, Issues, News, Politics & Elections, Vermont  /  No Comments

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“I want to bring trust, respect and transparency back to the mayor’s office,” Allaire said.

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Taxpayers required to pick up tab for educating illegal immigrant students

By   /  February 17, 2017  /  Criminal Justice, Education, Federal government, Immigration, Judiciary, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“The schoolhouse door is not where to deal with illegal immigration.”

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Sensenbrenner bill aims to build Mexico border wall with drug cartel money

By   /  February 16, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Federal government, Immigration, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“The BUILD WALL Act is a creative solution to a complex problem and I encourage my colleagues to support it,” Sensenbrenner said.

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Scott-backed legislation would block local officials from enforcing U.S. immigration law

By   /  February 9, 2017  /  Immigration, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Standing with top lawmakers and Vermont’s attorney general, Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday introduced legislation prohibiting local officials from enforcing U.S. immigration law or even identifying illegals for immigration enforcement purposes.

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