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Topic - Rosemary Jenks
Janet Napolitano finally retired as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to take a job as president of the University of California. That's good news for friends of reason, good sense and liberty, considering her tenure was marked by the implementation of backdoor amnesty schemes.
The immigration bill survived a major filibuster test Wednesday in a 67-31 vote that signals the measure is on a speedy path out of the Senate this week while underscoring just how far the bill has come since the last debate in 2007.
Rick Santorum has called for every business in the country to use E-Verify, the government's database for screening out illegal immigrant workers, but his own presidential campaign has not signed up to use the program.
Among all the other potential pitfalls, the divide over how to handle the future flow of foreign workers, which has bedeviled the immigration issue for years, once again threatens to halt any progress on immigration reform.
THE WASHINGTON TIMES The battle for each senator's vote on immigration is at the hand-to-hand combat level now, with business groups that want the bill and grass-roots activists who oppose it fighting it out through phone calls, radio ads and personal visits at offices back home.
“There doesn’t seem to be any indication that he has any experience at all in immigration,” said Rosemary Jenks, chief lobbyist for NumbersUSA, which advocates for stricter immigration limits.
"There doesn't seem to be any indication that he has any experience at all in immigration," said Rosemary Jenks, chief lobbyist for NumbersUSA, which advocates for stricter immigration limits.