Tell Gov Holcomb that DACA recipients in Indiana shouldn’t be rewarded for violating our immigration laws! The Indiana legislature passed a professional licensing bill, SB 419 on the last day of its legislative session, which included an amendment that allows Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients to obtain professional licenses. The amendment was jammed onto the bill without time for hearings or thorough consideration.
Indiana House of Representatives Professional Licensing Bill Rewards DACA Recipients On March 5, the Indiana House of Representatives passed a professional licensing bill, SB 419, which included an amendment that allows Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients to obtain professional licenses even though they are illegal aliens and could soon be subject to deportation. The bill now heads back to the Senate for a vote, which must happen before the session ends next Wednesday, March 14.
Maryland Judiciary Committee To Hold A Hearing On Becoming A Sanctuary State On Tuesday, March 13, the Judiciary Committee in the Maryland Assembly will hold a hearing on becoming a sanctuary state. Sanctuary policies prohibit or restrict state and local officials or law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration officials, allowing criminal aliens to live and work freely in communities. House Bill (HB) 1461 makes it nearly impossible for state and local law enforcement to protect Marylanders against dangerous criminal aliens, even those convicted of the most serious crimes.
Upcoming OR Senate Vote Could Give Illegal Aliens State Driver’s Licenses The Oregon legislature is seeking to give illegal aliens driver's licenses, an act that clearly undermines both immigration law and the will of Oregon voters. In 2014, Oregonians soundly defeated Measure 88, by a 2 to 1 margin. Measure 88 would have affirmed SB 833 – making state driver's licenses available to individuals who could not prove legal presence in the United States.
Help Get E-Verify on the Florida Ballot in 2018! We are getting closer to getting mandatory E-Verify language on the ballot for 2018! E-Verify is an electronically-based system that allows employers to authenticate the legal work eligibility of prospective applicants, the same way a merchant verifies a credit card purchase.