Tag Archives: illegal immigration

Herald: Jim Lyons uncovers $118M spent on illegal aliens and out-of-staters on health care in 2011

The Boston Herald is reporting that Massachusetts spent $118M of it’s free care pool money on illegal aliens and people from out of state in 2011.  The data was gathered by Jim Lyons who doggedly pursued the Secretary of Health and Human Services for months to release the data. Illegal aliens, out-of-staters and others who failed to produce proof of…

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How to Contain Health Care Costs: Secure Communities

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) As lawmakers on Beacon Hill are wringing their hands over how to contain burgeoning health care costs, they’re getting a helping hand from an unexpected source:  immigration enforcement, in the form of Secure Communities.  This program was activated yesterday over the objections and obstruction of Gov. Patrick.  (For those who doesn’t watch…

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Justice for Killer More Likely in Ecuador

Plymouth County D.A. Timothy Cruz’s effort to get Ecuador to extradite accused double-murderer Luis Guaman to Massachusetts for prosecution is well-meaning but likely futile.  Guaman is suspected of killing Maria Palaguachi-Cela and her young son a year ago in Brockton.  The case stoked debate over Governor Patrick’s and ICE’s decision not to implement Secure Communities here; Guaman was an illegal…

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Bully-proof: Gov. Fails in Revenge Against Sheriffs

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) It was not enough for the Governor (with the help of the White House) to succeed in keeping Massachusetts a sanctuary state by blocking federal authorities from implementing Secure Communities, a common sense program that removes illegal alien criminals from our towns.  He also had to get back at the four Sheriffs…

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Illegal Immigration: Think Locally

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The fate of the E-Verify provision in the casino bill speaks volumes about what it will take to make progress on the immigration issue here in Massachusetts.  The Senate version of the bill included a stipulation that the casinos and their contractors would have to use the federal E-Verify system to ensure…

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