January 14, 2008
By Jay Nivers
Beaufort County can take a more aggressive approach toward illegal immigration, commissioners were told Monday by Mike Hethmon, an attorney with the Immigration Reform Law Institute. When it comes to providing health or social services, he said, federal laws only require limited services be provided to everyone, like emergency healthcare, while other services are specifically forbidden. There is a “gray area” of services that local governments can regulate in communities around the country. … Read the full story by Jay Nivers.
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