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Vote No on S.744 Amnesty

216 Signatures Goal: 1,000

An Open Plea to Senator Hatch, (AND the entire US Senate)

Whereas, your support for high-skilled STEM immigrants may be appropriate and proper, and your attempts to improve the immigration reform bill in Committee are appreciated,

Whereas, in the spirit of supposed compromise, bipartisanship and comprehensive immigration 'reform', S.744 would allow 20 million additional new immigrants.

Whereas, there are currently 20 million unemployed Americans seeking employment,

Whereas, the bill also proposes legalization of an estimated 11 million unauthorized aliens, who have broken various laws by living and working in this country,

Whereas, S.744 would also, by default, grant amnesty to an untold number of employers for their law violations in hiring , aiding and abetting these unauthorized aliens ( 8 USC 1324a),

Whereas, in a recent television interview you were quoted as saying, "This country has always been open to immigrants, but we do need people to obey our laws,”

Whereas, legalizing and ignoring long time consistent violations will NOT promote obedience to law,

Whereas, the 1986 amnesty was proof of exactly the opposite, ignoring violations increases lawbreaking.

Whereas, these unauthorized aliens being given permanent residency may have been convicted of two misdemeanors, or arrested, but not convicted, for a multitude of felonies, or may be currently in the process of deportation,

Whereas, your Senate website declares, β€œit is essential that border security and proactive enforcement of existing immigration laws become our number one priority.”

Whereas, S744 proposes some plans but little actual border security,

Whereas, there are inadequate direct connections to proposed legalization/amnesty,

Whereas, this 'comprehensive' reform bill does not even mention clarification of birthright citizenship, or do much to correct chain migration,

Whereas, the cost of this 'reform' bill has been estimated by the Heritage Foundation to be in excess of $6 Trillion,

Whereas, you recently voted in favor of the passage of the bill from the Senate Judiciary Committee, contrary to the vast majority of your fellow Republicans,

Whereas, amnesty is contrary to the platforms of the Utah and National Republican Party,

We, the undersigned citizens and residents of the State of Utah, hereby humbly petition you to vote AGAINST S.744 "Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act," more correctly entitled, simply, "Amnesty."

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  • Wayne
    Wayne United States, Salt Lake City
    Jun 23, 2015
    Jun 23, 2015
    Please pass this bill
  • John Peck Sr
    John Peck Sr United States
    May 10, 2014
    May 10, 2014
    I JUST LOST MY JOB AS DIRECTOR OF A CORPORATION BE THE OWNER WANTED ME TO HIRE ILLEGALS I TOLD HIM THAT THERE IS NO WAY THAT I WOULD HIRE ANYBODY THATS ILLEGAL THEY NEED TO HAVE LEGAL STATUS ALL THE ILLEGALS I FIRED WERE REHIRED AFTERV HE LET ME GO
  • Debra Haas
    Debra Haas United States, Wellsville
    Feb 02, 2014
    Feb 02, 2014
    As we are facing amnesty again in Congress. I strongly support all efforts to prevent any bill that works against legal citizens
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