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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Tough Anti-Illegal-Immigration Law Dies in Mississippi

“Mississippi’s controversial illegal immigration crackdown bill died in a state Senate committee Tuesday, bucking a trend in Deep South states for more-stringent enforcement efforts.

Reportedly still afoot, however, are other legislative maneuvers to get the core elements of the bill onto the desk of recently elected Gov. Phil Bryant, a strong supporter of an Arizona-style immigration law. Pro-immigrant groups say they are not ready to declare victory until the legislative session ends next month.” (Chicago Tribune

 Dead? That’s what they thought about Rasputin the first couple times, too.

FEE Timely Classic

Tough on Immigration is Tough on Economic Growth” by Scott Beaulier, Darrick C. Luke, and Daniel J. Smith