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Rubio: I meant NFL commissioner, not VP

Marco Rubio's Vice Presidential Aspirations Slip from National Journal on FORA.tv 

Firmly positioning himself as more moderate on immigration than many of his Republican counterparts, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., continued Tuesday to sketch a broad outline of his own ideas on reform.

Rubio, whose proposal is aimed at keeping young people in the U.S. if they came to this country illegally as children, has been talking about the idea for weeks, partly to counter the GOP's reputation for tough rhetoric on immigration.

He also said he'd be a envoy to Hispanics this election season for Republicans -- but if asked, would turn down a vice-presidential spot.

But Rubio, speaking at a National Journal event about demographics, clearly had the vice-presidency on his mind.

"If in four to five years, if I do a good job as vice president—I'm sorry, as senator—I'll have the chance to do all sorts of things," he said.

He recovered handily, telling the crowd that those "all sorts of things" include the one job he says has all the power: NFL commissioner.

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Brittanicus


Yesterday there was a hearing on the E-Verify system of exposing illegal aliens seeking work. By now most American citizens and greencard holders know they must identify themselves for a job, by the requirement of adding person information to a form I-9, that being authenticated after being hired. Both Parties and the Liberals have downplayed this valuable tool as illegal alien employment is a very profitable enterprise for the business community, and as its seen today a massive majority population who may be future voters for the Democrats and also a deliberate illegal action throughout this sovereign land to let non citizens vote. Two laws have the potential to stop the illegal invasion, which is by the Congress just enacting E-Verify (H.R. 2885) – Chairman Lamar Smith's 'Legal Workforce Act' and the Birthright Citizenship Act of 2011 (H.R.140).

One amendment and one law have the potential to start a nationwide self removal of foreign nationals. E-Verify which is being upgraded continuously will eventually make it impossible for people who settle here from across our sieve-like border or who overstay visas from other countries, to find work. Under Texas House Representative Smith Mandatory law, businesses who intentionally hire illegal aliens will be heavily sanctioned and could go to prison. Call your federal and state lawmaker and demand these laws today and our right to control our borders and say no, to any clandestine move towards any form of AMNESTY.

TELL MITT ROMNEY TO--PRACTICE WHAT HE PREACHES--AND ENFORCE THE LAWS OF THE 1986 SIMPSON/ MAZZOLI BILL. EVERY AMERICAN WHO ARRIVED HERE LEGALLY NEEDS TO JOIN THE MONOLITHIC GROWING MEMBERSHIP OF THE PEOPL’ES PARTY, THE CONSTITUTIONAL TEA PARTY. THE ONLY WAY TO IMPROVE WASHINGTON SATISFACTION IS TO DRIVE OUT ALL LAW MAKERS, GOVERNORS, MAYORS, POLICE CHIEFS AND OFFICIAL ADMINISTRATORS WHO ARE SOFT OR PANDERING TO ILLEGAL ALIENS.

See how this law affects your workplace and how illegal aliens are stealing new born babies Social Security card to get jobs and that can be used to get credit. Everybody SSN is in jeopardy as criminal aliens and our own dishonest citizens are some unknown babies SS number to gain access to collect Tax rebates in the child’s name. It could be years before the obnoxious theft will be revealed, then the parents will spend even more time explaining the situation to banks, the Social Security administration, police and other official agencies.

Statement of the Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement Hearing on Document fraud in Employment Authorization: How E-Verify Requirement Can Help?

Chairman Smith: The Immigration and Nationality Act prohibits the hiring of individuals who are not authorized to work in the United States. And it requires employers to check the immigration status of an employee and make sure that the identification document submitted by the employee “reasonably appears on its face to be genuine.”

That requirement was put in place by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Unfortunately the underground market for fraudulent identification documents grew extensively after the enactment of this bill.

Fake documents, which can be obtained cheaply and are produced by the millions, have made a mockery of these identification requirements.

Dishonest employees simply hand employers fake documents that “reasonably appear to be genuine,” and an honest employer has no recourse other than to accept them. And many dishonest employers actually welcome employees who submit counterfeit identification documents so they can pay lower wages or otherwise exploit illegal immigrant employees. Sometimes these dishonest employers themselves actually obtain the documents for the illegal workers.

In response, Senator Alan Simpson and I drafted the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, which contains a pilot program to provide employers with an accurate and easy way to determine employment eligibility.

The Basic Pilot Program, now known as E-Verify, is run by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), in conjunction with the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Through E-Verify, the Social Security numbers and alien identification numbers of new hires are checked against SSA and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) databases in order to help employers determine who is eligible to work in the U.S. As this Subcommittee has heard in testimony many times, E-Verify is free, quick and easy to use.

E-Verify can be vulnerable to identity theft. If an employee provides an employer with a stolen Social Security Number and matching identity information, E-Verify will determine that the Social Security number is one that is work-eligible.

USCIS has taken steps to help close the ID theft loophole. For instance, they have incorporated the photo matching tool. This allows an employer to view a picture of the employee--from a greencard, an employment authorization document or a passport--to determine that the employee is in fact the person to whom that Social Security number or alien identification number was issued.

And H.R. 2885, the “Legal Workforce Act,” a bipartisan bill that was approved by the Judiciary Committee last September, gives USCIS and SSA additional tools to help recognize and prevent identity theft.

For instance, the bill requires DHS to allow individuals to “lock” their own Social Security number so that it cannot be used by imposters to verify work eligibility.

It also requires USCIS to “lock” a Social Security Number that shows a pattern of unusual multiple uses. And it imposes significant criminal penalties on employers and employees who engage in or aid identity theft.

In addition, H.R. 2885 requires individuals who have likely been victims of identity theft for work authorization purposes to be notified of that likelihood so they can then take steps to prevent further illegal use of their identity.

As long as the IRCA standard -- whether identification document “reasonably appears on its face to be genuine,” -- is the only requirement for employers, illegal immigrants will be able to easily cheat the system and get U.S. jobs.

With today’s technology, it makes no sense to use a paper-based error-prone system when a successful web-based option is available. It’s time to bring our I-9 system into the 21st century.
American jobs and identities could easily be protected by simply requiring all employers to use E-Verify and by improving E-Verify to help close the identity theft loophole.

Thank you Mr. Chairman and I yield back the balance of my time.

Fortunately the citizen voter can do something about it by calling their Senator or House Representative in Congress and demand change. This America is the land of opportunity, but only if you come here with permission and a work visa. For farmers and agricultural communities, there must be a well regulated system of arrival and departure, not the mess provided now. In furtherance special visas should be expedited for top professionals in Science, Engineering and a whole range of high technology, given us the brain power for a futuristic U.S. But under Obama his potential next term will see an open border and easy access to America for even more immigrants, further complicating our strained energy policies, straining even further our health care system and welfare programs, overwhelmed public schools and the loss of open lands for housing developments.

Joel Wischkaemper

Dave Camp, the Chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, is refusing to release his hold on the 50-state E-Verify bill. His committee has jurisdiction over identity theft. He is unwilling to allow the E-Verify bill to stop illegal aliens from stealing Social Security numbers to obtain U.S. jobs.
If you are really feeling energetic, why don’t you put in a phone call to one of Mr. Camp’s offices:
202-225-3625 Washington, DC (Ways & Means)
202-225-3561 Washington, DC (personal office)
202-224-3121 Washington, DC (Capitol switchboard)
989-631-2552 Midland, Mich. (district office)
231-929-4711 Traverse City, Mich. (district office)

Please!

Robert Valli

.Rubio is a beginner with a history of corruption and drug dealings in his family, and without any experience to perform properly and fairly in Congress. He is the result of the 100’s of thousands refugees that came here due to the great generosity of a Democrat, Kennedy, who sent 2 Eastern Airlines planes to Cuba daily to bring anyone that wanted to come here. This includes Castro's relatives that came here claiming that they were NOT members of the Cuban Communist Party. Anything to come to the USA. And he does not care about the immigration reform, as Cubans, including crooks, are allowed to come in boatloads (Merielito) or touch US territory to be admitted. The media reported recently about Cubans stealing billions of dollars from cargo (shipyards and trucks), from the US Government through Medicare scams, dealing with drugs and prostitution etc. This man was elected by his fellow Cuban refugees with the unique purpose of defending their obscure interests not the interest of the American people.

WhiteDude

Asia for Asians, Africa for Africans, White countries for everyone????????

Everybody says there is this RACE problem. Everybody says this RACE problem will be solved when the third world pours into EVERY white country and ONLY into White countries.

The Netherlands and Belgium are more crowded than Japan or Taiwan, but nobody says Japan or Taiwan will solve this RACE problem by bringing in millions of third worlders and quote assimilating unquote with them.

Everybody says the final solution to this RACE problem is for EVERY white country and ONLY White countries to “assimilate,” i.e., intermarry, with all those non-Whites.

What if I said there was this RACE problem and this RACE problem would be solved only if hundreds of millions of non-blacks were brought into EVERY black country and ONLY into black countries?

How long would bit take anyone to realize I’m not talking about a RACE problem. I am talking about the final solution to the BLACK problem?

And how long would it take any sane black man to notice this and what kind of psycho black man wouldn’t object to this?

But if I tell that obvious truth about the ongoing program of genocide against my race, the White race, Liberals and respectable conservatives will just say that I’m a naziwhowantstokillsixmillionjews.

They say they are anti-racist. What they are is anti-White.

Anti-racist is a code word for anti-White.

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