Florida AG proposes law against illegal immigrants

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Florida (Reuters) – Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum on Wednesday proposed legislation that would toughen law enforcement measures against illegal immigrants in the melting-pot southeastern U.S. state.

The proposal by McCollum, who is engaged in a tough election race as a Republican candidate for the state governorship, was certain to thrust Florida into the sensitive immigration debate that has become a hot political issue ahead of mid-term Congressional elections on November 2.

“Florida will not be a sanctuary state for illegal aliens,” McCollum, who was accompanied by state Representative Will Synder, said in a statement that also gave details of the proposed law.

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