Mexico requests registry of US gun owners, McCain, Numbers and more

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Why Is Mexico Asking the U.S. Senate for a Registry of U.S. Gun Owners?
Mexican lawmakers will ask the U.S. Senate to create a registry of all commercialized firearms in border states, which includes California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. Mexico says it will make it easier to trace guns used in violent attacks.

The measure was reportedly approved on January 9 by Mexico’s Permanent Commission, a government entity that meets when Mexico’s Senate and the Chamber of Deputies is in recess. Gun owners in Arizona are calling the proposal “foolish” and an “invasion of privacy.”
McCain defends immigration plan to angry residents

How the Obama Administration Inflates Deportation Statistics

Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 9:30 AM EST - posted on NumbersUSA

For the last few years, the Obama Administration has claimed that it’s deporting a record number of illegal aliens. But, the Administration is adding numbers to its overall deportation statistics that have not been historically included in the total number of annual deportations. Here’s a look at how the Obama Administration has artificially inflated the number of deportations.

Land of the free? Senator says immigration stats show welfare rules not enforced

Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions is accusing the Obama administration of failing to enforce a century-old law meant to prevent immigrants from taking root in the U.S. only to live on the government dole — after the administration reported it did not cite anyone for this last year.
Alejandra Barrales asks the Executive Board a report on migration
Mexico City — Given the increased flow of Mexicans in the northern border because of the immigration reform announced by the government of the United States, Senator PRD Barrales Alejandra Magdaleno [female], request the Federal Executive a report of the measures are implemented to ensure respect for their rights and safety at crossings on the northern border.
Bob Goodlatte: GOP point man on immigration urges ‘regular order’

Bob Goodlatte, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, didn’t get the sexy assignment among Republican lawmakers in fixing the nation’simmigration laws.

While Sen. Marco Rubio (R) of Florida and Rep. Raul Labrador (R) of Idaho are the public, Latino faces fighting the PR battle for an immigration fix,Representative Goodlatte is doing the spadework of making sure that, however the immigration reform debate breaks, House Republicans will be ready.

A 20-year House veteran from Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Goodlatte laid out his perspective on the coming immigration reform debate in a half-hour interview with the Monitor on Friday.


$2 Billion Medicaid Program Helps Mostly Illegal Immigrants

During the debate over the 2010 federal health care overhaul, Democrats promised that illegal immigrants wouldn’t be among the 27 million people who’d gain coverage. President Barack Obama repeated that pledge last month when he outlined his immigration plan