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Scott wants people stopped and asked if they're here legally or not

Gov.-elect Rick Scott said he hadn't seen the immigration bill recently filed by Sen. Mike Bennett, but he's supportive of the concept of stopping citizens to ask them to show identification.

Scott, who was in Washington D.C. today meeting with the Florida congressional delegation and will meet with the President Obama tomorrow, along with other newly-elected governors, said he first wants the federal government to "secure our borders."

"We need to come up with an immigration policy that workds for the country,'' he said. "Finally, if you're stopped in our state -- no different than if you're asked for your ID -- you should be able to be asked if you're legal or not."

Bennett's measure would allow law enforcement officers if ask anyone arrested or detained for their immgration documents if they suspect the detainee is in the country illegally. Bennett believes it will not lead to racial profiling because law enforcement may not stop people solely on the suspicion they they are in the country illegally. The proposal takes it a step farther, however, by proposing to fine legal immigrants who refuse to carry their documentation, with a possible fine of up to $100 and a 20-day jail sentence.

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George Fuller

Politicians are stone deaf when it comes to illegal aliens in our midst what to do about them. They automatically think of criminal action.

Crime is an effect, not cause of illegal immigration......you get rid of illegal aliens by treating the cause:

DENY JOBS AND WELFARE TO ILLEGAL ALIENS!

They will leave on their own when they are hungry and run out of money.

Crime bills are not the way to rid the state of illegals. crime bills have as much effect as mopping a floor while the water faucet is turned on and the water is overflowing. You can mop forever and won't dry it up.

The solution is to treat the cause of illegal immigration which are jobs and welfare.

Mandate e-verify so all new hires are legal workers and the illegals will self deport.

AZ put the law into effect in 2008 and in 18 months 1/3rd of the illegals self-deported.

A similar law with similar results here would get 300K illegals to self deport.

GUESS WHAT? THERE IS A JOBS BILL THAT IS GOING TO BE INTRODUCED THIS SESSION TO MANDATE ALL EMPLOYERS USE E-VERIFY WHICH WILL ENSURE ALL NEW HIRES ARE LEGAL WORKERS.

THE JOBS BILL IS THE FLORIDA CITIZENS EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION ACT.

THE BILL SHOULD BE FILED BY THE END OF DECEMBER.

George Fuller

Past immigration control bills have been sabotaged by the leadership so we have to be careful JOBS BILL FLORIDA CITIZENS EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION ACT IS NOT.

This session we have to make sure CanNon and Harodopolos do not prevent passage by assigning the bill to 5 or 6 committees to get through in an 8 week period.

That is exactly has happened the last two years when Atwater was Senate President. Bills were assigned 5 committees and put into a beginning committee headed by dems who wouldn't bring the bills up....this session it was Ring's committee and the previous session it was Aronberg's.

cubans wake up

I wonder if the Florida Cubans are now second guessing their vote for Scott? I guess the warmth of speaking bad Spanish in the first debate has turned cold.

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