Legislative panel seeks immigration reform

10 Mar

By Ginnie Graham

Tulsa World, March 7, 2011

In the flurry of state legislation proposed to discourage illegal immigration, one appears to have momentum for becoming law, which has drawn concerns from advocates for immigrants.

Rep. George Faught, R-Muskogee, proposed House Bill 1446 with language pulled from previously filed bills and from legislation passed in Arizona. The measure was approved last week by the House Judiciary Committee and is awaiting for action on the House floor.

Immigration reform in Oklahoma is being handled a bit differently than when the controversial House Bill 1804 passed in 2007…

Read more from this Tulsa World article at http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=11&articleid=20110307_11_A1_Ihlryo165451

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