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September 24, 2006

Immigration charges fly in race

The U.S. Senate race in Tennessee has become a race to see which candidate can be seen as more anti-immigrant. Bob Corker and Harold Ford Jr. have take extreme anti-immigration positions. Neither has addressed the need for comprehensive immigration reform.

Here is an article by Bonna De La Cruz, Tennessean Staff Writer

"Corker disputes Ford accusation on illegal workers

LA VERGNE — U.S. Senate candidate Bob Corker is responsible for illegal immigrants who worked at his construction company's job site 18 years ago — federal law and government documents prove it, his opponent, Harold Ford Jr., said on Saturday.

Corker's campaign responded that Ford is "manufacturing" ridiculous allegations because he can't defend his own record as a Tennessee congressman casting votes that were soft on illegal immigrants.

The two men are sparring over immigration in their close race for the U.S. Senate, a contest that is getting national attention for its potential to tip the balance of power to the Democrats...".

http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060917/NEWS0206/609170424/1016/NEWS02

Posted by VisaLawyer at September 24, 2006 07:24 AM

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