Immigration Reform Myths Vs. Facts | Myth: Undocumented immigrants don't pay taxes | Fact: Undocumented immigrants paid $10.6 billion in taxes in 2010 | [click this image to find a brief video and analysis of racialized discourse of immigration in the United States] Source: Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (http://www.itep.org/pdf/undocumentedtaxes.pdf); Reported by www.fwd.us
Here's some information regarding the retirement of Lt Col Alan West (and former representative from Florida in Congress, 2011-2013. US Army officer is fined, not court martialed over Iraqi interrogation
Compulsory immigration checks in Arizona hospitals—Hospitals in Arizona will have to check the immigration status of uninsured patients. And they will have to inform federal immigration officers if the uninsured patients are unable to furnish sufficient proof of their legal stay in the US, the bill maintains.
US Immigration Reform 2013 - Bloomberg reports: A bipartisan Senate group today released its plan for the most comprehensive rewrite of U.S. immigration law in almost three decades. It would allow [upwards of 11 million] undocumented immigrants who pay at least $2,000 in fines and meet other criteria to become permanent... - http://read.socialjusticesolutions.org/c
US farm worker program likely—As per a US Senate immigration bill, a US farm worker program will be introduced shortly. A comprehensive US immigration reform bill is going to be introduced by the US Senate in the next couple of weeks time.
Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on Sunday defended the White House against charges that they did not act quickly enough to protect the Americans killed in the Benghazi attacks. Gates, who served in the administrations of both Presidents George W. Bush’s and Obama said that some critics who said that military force could have saved lives had a “cartoonish” view of U.S. military capabilities.