Washington State lets illegals slide… sends bill to to Feds

From SeattlePi.com

Gov. Chris Gregoire recently made some headlines by sending the federal government a $50 million bill for the cost of incarcerating criminal illegal immigrants. We wish her and the taxpayers of Washington luck. For all the chance the state of Washington has of getting a check from the federal government, Gregoire might just as well have saved the postage.

There is also a strong case to be made that Washington does not deserve to have the taxpayers of the other 49 states defray the costs of incarcerating illegals who commit crimes in that state. Washington, and especially the state’s dominant metropolitan area, Seattle, have been willing accomplices to illegal immigration.

As recently as June 2002, the Seattle Police Department reaffirmed a policy directive that instructs officers not to inquire about the immigration status of people they encounter in the normal course of doing their jobs. There are, of course, circumstances when it is necessary for police to turn a blind eye, but Seattle has gone well beyond that point and has adopted a blanket sanctuary policy toward illegal immigranats.

The lax attitude toward illegal immigration does not end at the Seattle city limits. According to a 2005 report by the Congressional Research Service, Washington is one of 15 states that do not require driver’s license applicants to show proof of legal U.S. residence. That is but one example of how Washington winks at illegal immigration, making it an attractive place for illegals to take up residence. Gregoire and other state leaders should not be surprised that criminal illegals are taking advantage of the state’s don’t ask, don’t tell policy.

Several states and local communities are attempting to take a greater role in enforcing our immigration laws, some actually being sued for it.. Perhaps they should sue Washington state for aiding and abetting in the criminal behavior of the illegal immigrants.

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Right Truth With Federal lawsuits aim to stop spread of local ordinances on
illegal immigration

**This was a production of The Coalition Against Illegal Immigration (CAII). If you would like to participate, please go to the above link to learn more. Afterwards, email the coalition and let Brian know at what level you would like to participate.**

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