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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Dan A. Stein
A judge has once again denied a request by two immigration-policy groups that sought to block subpoenas for all communications between the groups and state officials as the Arizona Legislature considered the state's landmark 2010 immigration law.
It's one big baby: 844 pages of immigration reform legislation is now incubating on Capitol Hill, tended by Sen. Marco Rubio and seven other nervous parents. The so-called Gang of Eight senators who wrote the bill is assuring press, public, advocates and each other that they won't rush the bill along without fair hearings, or shroud it in mystery. Critics, though, aren't buying it.
Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform, said the ruling interferes with the ability of private citizens to communicate with policy makers.
"This is just a fishing expedition, and it shouldn't be allowed," Stein said.