A review of illegal immigrant employment data finds that state prevailing wage laws have nothing to do with how many illegal immigrants participate in a given state’s labor force. Seven of the 12 states with the largest number of illegal workers are states with prevailing wage laws.
Despite years of campaign positioning against illegal immigration, touting votes against the Dream Act, and repeatedly assuring Montanans of his support for strong border controls, in the last few weeks U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) has repeatedly sided with Senate Democrats in blocking Dept. of Homeland Security funding which excludes executive amnesty funding.
Congressman Dave Joyce, a big-government Republican billing himself as a conservative for the May 6 primary, is receiving major support from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and American Hospital Association.
Concerned citizens and a former Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) investigator testified before the Ohio Senate Commerce and Labor Committee in support of Senate Bill 176 (SB 176), which seeks to prohibit illegal immigrants from collecting BWC benefits.
Ohio Representative Matt Lynch (R-Chagrin Falls) and Rep. Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) explained House Bill 254 (HB 254), their proposal to prevent illegal immigrants from receiving in-state tuition rates, to the House Education Committee in an evening session last week.
The Ohio arm of Organizing for Action (OFA) made a failed attempt to generate excitement for “comprehensive immigration reform” at an August 30 Statehouse rally.
Ohio Senator Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) has reintroduced a bill that would prevent illegal immigrants from filing insurance claims with the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation for injuries incurred while working in the state illegally.
Last week, amnesty advocacy group DREAMActivist Ohio delivered a petition with over 1,000 signatures to the Ohio Board of Regents demanding taxpayers subsidize illegal immigrants’ college education by offering in-state tuition rates at public schools.
Former Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles employee Betina Young was recently sentenced to spend Christmas in prison for the next 5 years, as punishment for her role in supplying Columbus-area illegal immigrants with faked government documents.
State Representative Matt Lynch, a Republican from Chagrin Falls, has introduced legislation to prevent the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) from issuing driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, responding to a controversial decision from the Ohio Department of Public Safety and Attorney General Mike DeWine. House Bill 114 (HB 114) would revert Ohio law to its […]