Immigration Archives - Watchdog.org

Immigration

Governor-elect meeting with Bhutanese refugees defies hot-headed national trend

By   /  November 17, 2016  /  Immigration, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

Photo by Michael Bielawski

As so-called sanctuary city mayors vow to defy the federal government over immigration law, a friendly meeting between Phil Scott and the Bhutanese community recently showed that immigration issues don’t have to be addressed by protests and vitriol.

Read More →

In shooter’s wake, election group blasts ‘open borders voting’

By   /  September 29, 2016  /  National, News, Politics & Elections, Virginia, Washington  /  No Comments

AP photo

An election-integrity group accused the federal government of “an open-borders approach to voting” after learning that a noncitizen charged in a deadly mall shooting cast several ballots since 2014.

Read More →

Russ Feingold, defender of the sanctuary city

By   /  July 7, 2016  /  Federal Government, Immigration, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Photo by Russ for Wisconsin

The Middleton liberal has voted against moves to block federal funding for sanctuary cities on at least three separate occasions, according to a review of his Senate voting record.

Read More →

Survey: Majority of Ribble’s constituents say no to ban on Muslims

By   /  June 29, 2016  /  Federal Government, Immigration, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Reid Ribble

“I share these results because I know that these are thorny issues, and there are huge differences of opinions between neighbors,” Ribble said.

Read More →

Petitions set to put secretive Syrian refugee initiative to voters

By   /  June 1, 2016  /  Immigration, News, Politics & Elections, Power Abuse, State Budgets, Vermont  /  No Comments

AP photo

In response to Rutland Mayor Christopher Louras’ decision to resettle 100 Syrian refugees, residents of Rutland Town and Rutland are advancing petitions to put the issue before voters during the August primary election.

Read More →

Fear and faulty facts on ‘A Day Without Latinos’

By   /  February 18, 2016  /  Immigration, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Photo by Youtube

“Entering the country illegally has never, and should not be, part of the American Dream,” Stroebel said.

Read More →