"They've convinced themselves in their own minds that anyone who wants immigration reform hates Latinos. That's how they prop themselves up. That's how they get community support, by playing the race card," Miller said.
Prince William County supervisors are requesting that Congress subpoena information from the Department of Homeland Security on the whereabouts of the criminal illegal immigrants the county has turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
"My thoughts are I regret that this is what it's come to," said Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Prince William) who sponsored the most controversial measure based on Prince William County's policy. "I regret that the federal government has been so derelict in their duty that they have not enforced the laws of our land."
A group of House Republicans announced plans Tuesday to put forward a package of at least 16 bills aimed at illegal immigrants, including bills that would revoke the driving licenses of deportees, block illegal immigrants from attending public colleges and universities, and require the state to begin tracking the number of undocumented children in public schools.
A Prince William County delegate has embraced County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey A. Stewart's push for immigration reform in the commonwealth.
Lingamfelter says he asked Cuccinelli for immigration law analysis to avoid 'legislation by bumpersticker'
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli writes that large sections of Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart's "Rule of Law" immigration proposal to be duplicative of state law and unnecessary.