Monday, March 7, 2011

Pa. Legislators Propose Immigration Policy

Several state lawmakers proposed the National Security Begins at Home illegal immigration bill Tuesday.

A press release from Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler County, announced the bill was aimed at “shutting off public benefits, employment access and all other economic incentives that continue to fuel Pennsylvania’s ever-increasing illegal alien invasion.”

“Just like any other national policy, America’s immigration laws must protect the lives, liberty and property of American citizens, rather than foreign invaders,” said Metcalfe. “Since the federal government remains AWOL in fulfilling its constitutional obligation to defend the states against foreign invasion, Pennsylvania state lawmakers have no choice but to stand together to advance the National Security Begins at Home package.”...[Full Article]