Posts Tagged ‘Illegal immigration’

Church leaders to ask Bryant to keep sponsoring program for children of refugees

JACKSON — Catholic, Methodist and Episcopal leaders are scheduled to meet this morning with Gov. Phil Bryant, asking Mississippi to keep sponsoring a 34-year-old program that resettles children with legal refugee status. The Bryant administration has told the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services it’s declining to accept any new children into the Unaccompanied […] [...]

Bureau’s budget cuts cast shadow on prison project

GREENWOOD — Budget cuts at the Bureau of Prisons have put choosing a location for a 1,600-bed minimum-security prison for illegal immigrants on the back burner, according to Mississippi corrections officials. Management and Training Corporation, based in Centerville, Utah, submitted a bid to the federal government last summer to use the former Delta Correctional Facility, […] [...]

Analysis: Few get all they want at Mississippi Capitol

JACKSON — The Mississippi Legislature is moving to the end of its 2012 session, and interest groups are being reminded of a universal truth in politics: You can’t always get what you want. People who say the U.S. borders are too porous were upset when an immigration-enforcement died in a Senate committee, after passing the […] [...]

Read the March 19 issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — “CROWD-FUNDING” Small businesses, artists turn to social media to raise capital. By Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >> Tradition planned community attracting growth: Development is state’s largest — by Becky Gilette >> HOPE Credit Union makes Utica permanent stay: Locals look forward to financial services — by Ted Carter >> POLITICS & BUSINESS: […] [...]

Bryant unsure of migrant labor crackdown’s economic costs

Gov. Phil Bryant says he has no idea what the costs would be to Mississippi’s agricultural sector if a tough anti-immigration law caused undocumented immigrants to leave the state en masse as they have in Georgia and Alabama. While Georgia and Alabama sustained serious economic losses from crops that went un-harvested after the workers left, […] [...]

State Senator Comments on Illegal Immigration

by Published: July 30,2010

Tags: Illegal immigration, Senator Lee Yancey

In a statement released Friday, state senator Lee Yancey (District 20- Madison and Rankin Counties) voiced concerns about illegal immigration in Mississippi. Calling the issue, “a matter of national security and public safety” he announced his filing of legislation “similar to the Arizona law combating illegal immigration.” Yancey, a Republican and former pastor and lobbyist with the […] [...]

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