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Saturday, August 18, 2012

Brewer Blocks Illegal Alien's from Driver's Licences, Benefits

Timothy Birdnow Governor Jan Brewer of Arizona has issued an Executive Order preventing illegal aliens who have come in under Obama Executive Order work visas from obtaining Arizona driver's licences or other state benefits. According to the article: "PHOENIX – Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday ordered state agencies to deny driver's licenses and other public benefits to young illegal immigrants who obtain work authorizations under a new Obama administration policy. In an executive order, Brewer said she was reaffirming the intent of current Arizona law denying taxpayer-funded public benefits and state identification to illegal immigrants." [...] "Brewer's order said the policy's federal paperwork doesn't confer lawful status on illegal immigrants and won't entitle them to Arizona public benefits. However, it said the policy change "could result in some unlawfully present aliens inappropriately gaining access to public benefits contrary to the intent of Arizona voters and lawmakers who enacted laws expressly restricting access to taxpayer funded benefits and state identification." Brewer directed state agencies to start any necessary emergency rulemaking processes to implement her order." End excerpts. If Mr. Obama wants to act unlawfully, he should do it without support from the individual states. He has refused to assist Arizona in enforcing Federal law, after all, and now has backdoored amnesty through Executive Order. Governor Brewer has done the logical thing here. Will the Department of Justice sue Arizona to compel the state to pay for Mr. Obama's demands?

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