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Towns Get Tough on Immigration

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Towns Get Tough on Immigration

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Towns Get Tough on Immigration

Towns Get Tough on Immigration

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After Congress failed to pass immigration reform, state and local governments decided to take matters into their own hands and passed legislation of their own. Guests examine some of the tough new laws that would penalize businesses for knowingly hiring illegal workers.

John Stirrup, supervisor, Prince William County, VA

Claudine LoMonaco, freelance reporter covering border and immigration issues

Mayor Louis Barletta, Mayor, Hazelton, PA

Lucas Guttentag, national director, Immigrants' Rights Project, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation