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    Obama Threatens to Pull a Perdue

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Economics, Immigration, Politicians & Politicking, Polling By Paul Valone | Tagged , , , , , , ,

    In the past few weeks, the debate in Washington over raising the debt ceiling has grown more and more heated. While it is assumed that both sides ultimately want to prevent the nation from defaulting on its debt, each side of the aisle has its own agenda to achieve along with the increase in the […]

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    N&O article on deportation could use a follow up

    Posted in Immigration By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    I’m sure the article in this morning’s News & Observer about an young man in Durham facing deportation charges was suppose to elicit sympathy for his plight. For me, it raised a whole lot of questions. First, the article says the young man featured in the story, Fausto Palma-Gauifarro came to Durham in 2005. The […]

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    Immigration Bill Gets Its Teeth Back

    Posted in Immigration, Legislative Activity By Andrew Blackburn | Tagged , ,

    House Bill 36, “Government Contractors Must E-Verify” by Representatives Warren (R-Rowan), Cleveland (R- Onslow), and Folwell (R-Forsyth) has been ratified by the General Assembly, with some surprising last minute changes. The bill has been revived from almost complete irrelevance to being a power player in the illegal immigration arena. Restored is the provision that requires […]

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    E-Verify Gets the Chopping Block

    Posted in Immigration, Legislative Activity By Karen Duquette | Tagged , , ,

    Last week, the House passed legislation, HB36, to require all employers with 25 or more employees to use the E-Verify system.  E-Verify is a federal Internet-based system that allows employers, using an employee’s Form I-9 information, to determine the legal immigration status of potential and current employees. However, this week the Senate significantly watered down […]

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    E-Verify Moves a Step Forward in NC House

    Posted in Immigration By Karen Duquette | Tagged ,

    House Bill 36, Employers/Gov. Contracts Must Use E-Verify, passed its second reading on the House floor today with a vote of 75-43.  The bill would require businesses with government contracts to ensure their employees and contractors are legal U.S. residents and citizens.  Businesses with 25 or more employees would come under the purview of the […]

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