Norwood introduces CLEAR Act

Rep. Charlie Norwood has introduced legistlation that would allow state and local law officials to enforce federal immigration laws effectively increasing the undermanned Bureau of Immigration an Customs Enforcement in its efforts to stem the flow of illegal aliens and potential entry of terrorists. However, state and local agencies, such as those in the Denver area, fear that the new powers could overwhelm their resources and put public safety at risk. To read about concerns go to http://www.svherald.com/articles/2003/11/01/news/news5.txt.

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