Several U.S. states have passed tough immigration laws to
help curtail the influx of undocumented immigrants. Now, Massachusetts
lawmakers in response to a fatal accident involving an intoxicated driver, who
is an illegal immigrant, has proposed legislation intended to crackdown on
people living in the state illegally.
A group of 16 lawmakers from both parties announced they are
backing legislation, which would impose tougher penalties for unlicensed
drivers, better tracking for illegal immigrants, who have been arrested, and
immigration checks for state contractors.
Immigrants, who wish to legally work and reside in the
states, can contact an immigration attorney to assist them in attaining legal documents.
The legislation also calls for new tactics to help police to
track down illegal immigrants driving without licenses and vehicles without
proper registration. The legislation
calls for a report about scanners capable of reading up to 1,000 license plates
traveling up to 70 mph, which are linked into a state vehicle and criminal
The legislation would also require students to provide
immigration verification before they can apply for in-state tuition. It will
also require tougher screening for people applying for
Being the U.S illegally can lead to deportation and to avoid
this risk any immigrants can benefit from the expertise of an immigration lawyer.
Navigating the immigration system can be difficult for many,
immigration attorneys across the
country have the knowledge and experience needed to help a person get legal