Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Florida (Reuters) – Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum on Wednesday proposed legislation that would toughen law enforcement measures against illegal immigrants in the melting-pot state.
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McCollum, who is engaged in a tough election race as a Republican candidate for the state governorship, presented the proposed legislation in Orlando.
His office said the proposed Florida immigration legislation goes “one step further” than a similar law recently introduced in Arizona, which has triggered protests and a constitutional challenge from President Barack Obama’s administration.
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