Immigration bill faces shift

Gov. Mitch Daniels said Tuesday that he expects a bill cracking down on illegal immigration to be moderated to focus more on employers and less on law enforcement.

Senate Bill 590, as passed by the Senate earlier this session, would have made Indiana the second state in the nation after Arizona to put immigration enforcement in the hands of local law enforcement. But opposition has stiffened, and with Daniels now speaking out against it, the proposal likely is to undergo major surgery in a House committee Thursday.

Immigration bill faces shift | The Indianapolis Star |

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