Time for MS Lawmakers to Address Illegal Immigration
Aug. 15, 2012, Clarion-Ledger, Guest Editorial by Dr. Rodney Hunt, MS Tea Party member and MFIRE President
Do states have a role in enforcement of federal immigration law? In a word – YES.
Recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions give us clear guidance for state legislation and have also affirmed the right of states to protect their citizens from the harmful effects of massive uncontrolled illegal immigration. President Obama’s edicts invoking what he calls “prosecutorial discretion” have made a mockery of existing federal law and make it even more imperative that our state leaders step up and protect us.
Read more: http://www.clarionledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2012208160343&nclick_check=1
The MS House Judiciary B Committee has scheduled an illegal immigration fact-finding hearing for Thursday, August 23rd at 1:00pm in Capitol room 113, reviving the push to crack down on illegal aliens in the state.
1. Be present next Thurs., and show your support.
2. Contact your senator and representative today and ask them to support enforcement legislation.
Phone and email directory is at – http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/
3. Forward this email to your friends and contacts.
Visit The Mississippi Tea Party at: http://msteaparty.ning.com/?xg_source=msg_mes_network