Another politician blaming undocumented migrants for their fiscal failures. This is apparently his sick attempt to regain popularity amongst his constituents. If they’re like most other people in this country blaming migrants won’t give him the results he’s looking for.
R.I. governor targets illegal immigrants in executive order – Boston Globe
By Ray Henry
Associated Press Writer / March 27, 2008
PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Gov. Don Carcieri signed an executive order Thursday requiring state police and prison officials to identify immigration violators in state custody and report them to federal authorities for possible deportation.
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He linked the presence of illegal immigrants to the state’s financial woes and blamed Congress for failing to set a new immigration policy. He said he supported increasing the number of legal immigrants and skilled workers allowed into the country.