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Immigration Bill Moves Forward

A bill that seeks to penalize businesses who knowingly hire undocumented workers took another step forward in the Indiana House of Representatives today.  That’s after Republicans boycotted a measure to incorporate the immigration bill into a separate bill Thursday night. Today the merge of the two bills was approved.  Minority Leader Brian Bosma of Indianapolis, upset that the move would prevent he and other Republicans from making any changes, immediately protested.

In its current form, the measure requires state police to enter into an agreement with the federal government to enforce immigration and customs law.  A final vote on the plan is expected tomorrow.

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Committee Chairman Says Immigration Bill Has Too Many Loopholes

The chairman of an Indiana House committee says he thinks the bill approved by the Indiana Senate aimed at curbing illegal immigration has too many loopholes to do anything to reduce the number of undocumented workers in the state.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

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Immigration Bill Now before Indiana House

An Indiana Senate bill that seeks to sanction businesses who hire illegal immigrants could get a hearing in the House as early as next week.  John Bartholomew reports.

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General Assembly Completes First Half of Session

This was the week for legislators in the Senate and House of Representatives to give their approval to bills before they move to the opposite chamber for consideration.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

Illegal Immigration Meeting Held at Statehouse Sunday

Yesterday state senator Mike Delph held a meeting for members of the Hispanic community to discuss their concerns and opinions about his illegal immigration bill now being considered by the Indiana legislature.  Jay Johnson reports.

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Senate Committee Approves Immigration Bill

The Senate Labor Committee Wednesday approved a measure that would penalize businesses that knowingly hire illegal immigrants.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

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