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Stewart asks tea parties to support immigration bill

Anita Kumar

Corey Stewart, chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors, has been visiting tea parties across Virginia to drum up support for his campaign for legislation that would force state officials to crack down on illegal immigration.

He began speaking about the Rule of Law Campaign at a tea party meeting in Richmond in June. He followed that up with talks to the Northern Virginia, Middlesex, Montross and Apple Valley tea party groups.

His Rule of Law Campaign PAC was a sponsor of the Virginia Tea Party Patriots Convention over the weekend in downtown Richmond, attended by nearly 3,000 activists. Stewart will be speaking again Monday at the Northern Virginia Tea Party meeting.

So far, he has collected about 16,000 signatures supporting his proposed legislation through Twitter, Facebook and the campaign's Web site. His goal is 100,000.

"I'm getting a very positive response on illegal immigration from the tea party -- sometimes more than I do from Republicans,'' Stewart said. "Some Republicans are afraid of turning voters off."

Stewart, who has long considered a bid for statewide office, is weighing a run for U.S. Senate in 2012 or lieutenant governor in 2013. But he plans to run for reelection as board chairman next year.

The contacts from his immigration campaign could help if he decides to run for statewide office down the road.

Stewart also has spoken at GOP committee, Young Republican and Republican Women's Club events. This month, he will speak to the Fredericksburg Patriots and the Chester Patriots.

In July, Stewart formed a political action committee to push for the legislation, which he hopes will be debated in the 2011 legislative session.

The bill he is advocating enhances police officials' power to capture, detain and deport illegal immigrants; curbs illegal day laboring; and creates specific state penalties for illegal immigrants.

By Anita Kumar  | October 11, 2010; 1:45 PM ET
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What??? An elected official that actually wants to enforce our laws?

'Bout time.....I'm tired of seeing the rich man get his lawn mowed, kids watched and house cleaned for $500/week while those illegals that work for him come home to my (lower) middle-class neighborhood and use MY tax money to pay for their education, food, rent, etc.

The rich man pays no taxes on their labor and the illegal certainly isn't paying anything.........

Posted by: jeffreid1 | October 11, 2010 4:00 PM | Report abuse

I have been reading about the "Warning To Congress" letter sent by research analyst and consultant Xelan Bonn regarding illegal immigration and terrorists aspects. Apparently amnesty will likely aid and abet terrorists aliens and the US could expect millions of deaths domestically as a result.

It's a shocking read but I recommend you do it so you learn some of the startling new facts yourself that the government is hiding: http://www.bonnindustries.com/warningtocongress.htm

Posted by: Jacks4 | October 11, 2010 5:54 PM | Report abuse

US Senator Barbara Boxer in the first session of Congress will--FORCE--upon us a massive Amnesty, for the12 to 20 million illegal aliens and President Obama will sign it into law. Democrats additionally want to enact the President Bush’s Totalization treaty for Mexican illegal workers, so they can access our Social Security benefits. This means SSI for old disabled American will be at risk as well as retirement pensions for every citizen and legal resident. Sen. Reid, Boxer voted in the affirmative on illegal aliens being able to participate in our Social Security system (May 2006). GOOGLE or YAHOO -- Social Security illegal aliens; Hospital costs for illegal aliens is zooming upwards with hardly any payout from the federal government to cover costs.

GOOGLE--dialysis-Illegal aliens; GOOGLE--illegal alien costs. GOOGLE—Amnesty and view the fact on the Heritage Foundation site that an Amnesty covering all illegal immigrants, would cost an estimated at $2.6 trillion dollars. This is incorrigible with the existence of a $13 trillion dollar treasury deficit. Just apply your own keywords to Google or any other search engine, adding the word—Illegal aliens and you will be absolutely dumbfounded? The costs to pay for this an Amnesty will be the taxpayer’s burden, as it’s always been. Every amnesty that follows will bring millions more poverty stricken people and their children, which will smother our education system. Just look at prime examples in Border States, were classrooms are crammed to the fullest with illegal alien children, affecting negatively the schooling of citizen children.

Jerry Brown is a poor excuse for the future of California, as he too would make our suffering border states even worse. He has always been a tax and spend elected official and pro-amnesty advocate.

Posted by: infinity555 | October 11, 2010 8:01 PM | Report abuse

In the midterm elections watch cautiously illegal aliens violating federal voting laws. Be particularly observant of absentee balloting, as it’s not that complicated for foreigners to vote and alter the direction of voting numbers. The whole system of "Honor Voting" has been compromised in the last ten years and may have severe repercussions in close races in LA and in every other precinct across the country. President Obama is assessing the need for a giant overhaul of our infrastructure. If such is the case every contractor must screen their workers for illegal labor. This would be a perfect time to implement a federal policy of every job seeker vetted through the E-Verify computer databases. Updated and with a 99.6 success rate could expose illegal aliens and open the gates for qualified citizens and authentic green card holders.

Low income Senior Citizens in many emergency rooms must sit for hours, while foreign parents with four to six kids are waiting for treatment. As there is no disclosure of this painful amount of money, as no administration has had the backbone to tell the absolute truth. In Border States many hospitals have been forced to close, as the federal government never reimburses the hospital to the full amount. That for decades each president and his incoherent representatives have never found nerve to release any true accounting of the unimaginable costs in this propagating problem. Senator Boxer, Reid will doom this country to unimaginable overpopulation, with further expenditures whereas 15 million legal workers cannot find a job. What you decide in November, will either be the success of the Tea Party who will not entertain any type of Amnesty whatsoever and demand that Washington secure the open border.

We could pay for the Afghanistan war for a year, with the just the federal cash spent to support the illegal alien welfare. The Tea Party, a mixture of moderate Conservatives, Independents will neither genuflect nor bend to the will of either the GOP elites or the Liberal Democrats progressives. The Tea Party candidates if elected, will not tolerate any issue against the majority will of the American voter.

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Posted by: infinity555 | October 11, 2010 8:03 PM | Report abuse

In the midterm elections watch cautiously illegal aliens violating federal voting laws. Be particularly observant of absentee balloting, as it’s not that complicated for foreigners to vote and alter the direction of voting numbers. The whole system of "Honor Voting" has been compromised in the last ten years and may have severe repercussions in close races in LA and in every other precinct across the country. President Obama is assessing the need for a giant overhaul of our infrastructure. If such is the case every contractor must screen their workers for illegal labor. This would be a perfect time to implement a federal policy of every job seeker vetted through the E-Verify computer databases. Updated and with a 99.6 success rate could expose illegal aliens and open the gates for qualified citizens and authentic green card holders.

Low income Senior Citizens in many emergency rooms must sit for hours, while foreign parents with four to six kids are waiting for treatment. As there is no disclosure of this painful amount of money, as no administration has had the backbone to tell the absolute truth. In Border States many hospitals have been forced to close, as the federal government never reimburses the hospital to the full amount. That for decades each president and his incoherent representatives have never found nerve to release any true accounting of the unimaginable costs in this propagating problem. Senator Boxer, Reid will doom this country to unimaginable overpopulation, with further expenditures whereas 15 million legal workers cannot find a job. What you decide in November, will either be the success of the Tea Party who will not entertain any type of Amnesty whatsoever and demand that Washington secure the open border.

We could pay for the Afghanistan war for a year, with the just the federal cash spent to support the illegal alien welfare. The Tea Party, a mixture of moderate Conservatives, Independents will neither genuflect nor bend to the will of either the GOP elites or the Liberal Democrats progressives. The Tea Party candidates if elected, will not tolerate any issue against the majority will of the American voter.

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Posted by: infinity555 | October 11, 2010 8:05 PM | Report abuse

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