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Colorado Senator Explains Alien Benefits Bill

Thursday, January 12, 2006 | 104 | 0 | min read

A Colorado state senator says that his bill to deny workers' compensation benefits to illegal aliens is one of the few avenues his state has to deal with illegal immigration. Greg Brophy, R-Wray, has introduced legislation to exclude workers in the country illegally from receiving injured-worker benefits under Colorado law. "There isn't much we can do at the state level since immigration is covered by federal law and is national in scope," the Fort Morgan Times quoted Brophy as saying. "My bill looks at one of the few ways to change state policy that would decrease the demand of illegal la...

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