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Illegal Immigration and the Local Response

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Illegal Immigration and the Local Response

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Illegal Immigration and the Local Response

Illegal Immigration and the Local Response

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In New Hampshire, a sheriff arrests illegal immigrants, for trespassing. In Virginia, a town argues about what to do with the day laborers who built it. Legally, immigration is a federal matter, but we look at the increasing role state and local governments play in the issue.

Guests:

Ed Davis, police chief in Lowell, Mass.

Seth Stern, reporter for Congressional Quarterly Magazine

Chris Simcox, owner/publisher/editor of Tombstone Tumbleweed Newspaper

Adrian Garcia, city councilman in Houston

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