DOJ Sues Public Colleges Over Immigration Rule
AUGUST 31, 2010
In its mission to prevent states from enforcing immigration laws the Obama Administration has filed another lawsuit against
The complaint comes less than two months after the administration sued the state and its governor, Jan Brewer, to halt enforcement of its new immigration control law which, ironically, was modeled after the existing federal statute that’s seldom enforced. It bans “sanctuary city” policies, makes it a state crime to be in the U.S. without proper documentation and allows local police to check suspects’ immigration status.
In that suit the Justice Department accuses
Now the feds want the taxpayer-financed
This is discriminatory because it treats authorized workers differently during the hiring process based on their citizenship status, according to the renowned illegal immigrant advocate (Thomas Perez) appointed by Obama to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. Therefore the community college system is demonstrating a “pattern or practice of discrimination,” Perez asserts in a news report this week.
It’s not surprising that he’s leading a fierce effort to combat immigration enforcement. Besides the two lawsuits, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is also under Justice Department “investigation” for his agency’s unfounded “discriminatory” practices in operating a successful immigration enforcement partnership between local and federal authorities.
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