Sen Roscoe Reynolds on Immigration
Sen Roscoe has consistently voted to kill any type of legislation to stop or punish illegal immigrants.
HB 2322; Passed overwhelmingly in the House (92 to 5), killed in Senate with Roscoe voting to kill it.
Criminal procedure; admission to bail. Adds a presumption, subject to rebuttal, against admitting to bail any person charged with a felony who is identified as being present in the United States illegally. http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?071+sum+HB2322
HB 1618; Passed in the House after Democrats tried to spike it by passing it off to committee, killed in the Senate with Roscoe voting to kill it.
Immigration laws; Governor to enter into agreement with federal Immigration regarding. States that it is the responsibility of the Governor to enter into an agreement with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement that would allow the Department of State Police to enforce civil immigration laws. http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?ses=071&typ=bil&val=hb1618
HB 2448; Passed overwhelmingly in the House (90 to 6), killed in Senate with Roscoe voting to kill it.
Verification of citizen status. Requires that a jailer shall reasonably attempt to verify the citizen status of certain persons who are confined in jail and that the Department of Corrections shall issue guidelines for such verifications. The bill also requires the Virginia State Bar to investigate the practice of providing legal advice to illegal immigrants and to establish related guidelines on unauthorized practice of law. http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?ses=071&typ=bil&val=hb2448
Sen Roscoe helped kill the above legislation, yet he believes ILLEGAL immigrants should receive instate tuition.