FaceBook Twitter youtube

RECENT

Specials

Biophobia: The Global Epidemic

Film

Think on Your Sins, America

Film

Cutting Room for April 17

Arts

‘Au Contraire’

Film

Sexually Transmitted Ignorance

Arts

There is nothing like this Dane.

Arts

Office games get serious

Arts

History in the Making

Music

Lazy-i Podcast April 15, 2015

Music

New Releases, Videos and a Summer Lineup

Omaha Senator proposes alternative to immigration bill

Omaha State Senator Brenda Council is looking to Nebraska's Congressional delegation for a little help when it comes to sorting through the controversy of local immigration law. On Jan. 18, Council introduced a resolution to Fremont Sen. Charlie Janssen's Illegal Immigration Enforcement Act. Janssen's Arizona-style bill, LB48, would require police officers to check a suspect’s resident status during routine stops or arrests if there is reason to believe the person could be in the country illegally. But Council proposes that the state wait to enact local laws, often resulting in long and costly court battles, until a comprehensive reform of immigration policy is reached at the federal level. She hopes the resolution will be given a hearing on the same day as Janssen's immigration bill.

posted at 04:25 pm
on Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

COMMENTS

(We're testing Disqus commenting (finally!); please let us know if you have trouble.)

comments powered by Disqus

 

« Previous Page