It's Time For Oregon To Take A Page Out Of Arizona's Playbook
The United States Supreme Court today upheld the
right of police to inquire about your immigration status during a stop, and
Oregon should follow Arizona’s example.
I know this isn’t likely in a state where the Governor just recently
announced that the state police will accept Mexican matriculár cards as
identification, nor where the state legislature hasn’t shown any inclination to
rid the state of illegals.
citizens of Oregon as illegals take the jobs that put Oregon in the top ranks
of national unemployment. It hurts kids
who go to schools crowded with the children of illegals.
It hurts a worker’s comp system where even
illegal workers enjoy compensation when hurt on the job, even if they have no
legal right to work that job. And it
hurts in social services as illegals collect food stamps, subsidized housing,
and most expensively medical care.
the taxpayers of Oregon continue to tolerate this, then they should not gripe
when there are not enough cops, courts, jails, schools and everything else they
But the Supreme Court just
effectively gave states the go ahead to at least ask the question and jail