Oregon Issues and News

Linn County clears up background check process question
Albany Democrat-Herald

Linn County does a background check on all job applicants through the Social Security Administration database, but has not used the Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify database, according to county administrator Ralph Wyatt.

But Wyatt may soon have the county add E-Verify check to its hiring protocol.

Some confusion evolved this week after David Cross of Salem asked in a letter to the editor why E-Verify wasn’t being used.

Commissioner Will Tucker asked staff if all applications were checked to ensure job applicants are legal U.S. residents and he was told...

How long will your Republican Congressmen allow Speaker Boehner to dilly-dally on the E-Verify bill?
Boehner told all the Republican Members of the U.S House on Friday that they need to focus on jobs, jobs, jobs . . .
NumbersUSA

. . . so why isn't he bringing the Legal Workforce Act (H.R. 2885) to the floor for a vote so millions of illegal aliens will have to leave their jobs and be replaced by unemployed Americans?

Congressmen have told us about Friday's closed-door meeting of the House Republicans.

The hypocrisy was thick as Speaker Boehner again admonished Republican Members to keep their focus on nothing but jobs, even as he is now in his 12th month in power without doing a single thing about the 7 million illegal aliens who are keeping unemployed Americans from getting a job.

Please...

Secure Communities Program Is Now Statewide in Oregon

As of September 27 all Oregon counties are now signed up for the Secure Communities program run by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This is a major milestone in the battle against illegal immigration.

What this means is that anyone booked into a county jail in Oregon will have their FBI fingerprints screened against the immigration data base of ICE.  Fake driver licenses and stolen Social Security numbers will no longer protect illegal aliens from being identified.

The following is ICE’s description of the Secure Communities program

Secure Communities is a...

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