The following is a KSCO commentary. Here is Kay Zwerling:
This is called: Why Missouri has no illegal immigrates.
Kudos to Rae Williams for sharing this information.
If every State followed Missouri, illegal immigration would no longer be a U.S. problem.
Missouri’s approach to illegal immigration appears to be more advanced, sophisticated, strict, and effective than anything to date in Arizona.
When is Obama going to take action to require Missouri to start accepting illegal immigrants once again? Never.
Because there are no Mexican illegals in Missouri to demonstrate.
In 2007, Missouri placed on the ballot a proposed Constitutional Amendment designating English as the Official Language of Missouri. In November 2008, nearly 90% voted it in favor. Thus, English became the Official Language for all governmental activities in Missouri.
Also, in 2008, a measure was passed that required the Missouri Highway Patrol and other law enforcement officials to verify the immigration status of any person arrested and inform federal authorities if the person is found to be in Missouri illegally.
And again, in Missouri, illegal immigrants do not have access to taxpayers’ benefits such as food stamps and healthcare through Missouri Health Net.
In 2009, a measure was passed that insures Missouri’s public institutions of higher education to not award financial aid to individuals who are illegally in the U.S.
So, while Arizona has made national news for its new law, it is important to remember Missouri has been far more proactive in addressing this horrific problem. Missouri has made it clear that illegal immigrants are not welcome in the State and they will certainly not receive public benefits at the expense of Missouri taxpayers.
So, what happily happens? Illegals do not go to Missouri.
It appears that Obama picks and chooses which State to sue, so why wasn’t there a stink about this official English-only law for Missouri?
Kudos to the Show Me State for now showing us this bit of human wisdom (condoning or forgiving bad behavior with bleeding heart assistance of illegality does not produce good citizenship or gratitude – rather it creates contempt and false justification). Amnesty is destructive. Will we ever learn?
Obama – are you listening? We know you just want their votes.
For KSCO, this is Kay Zwerling.
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