Letter from Greg Ahlemann to Senator Warner

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Republican candidate for Loudoun County Sheriff, Greg Ahlemann, shown here addressing the Help Save Loudoun meeting this past Monday, has just released the following letter to Senator John Warner:
The Honorable John Warner

United States Senate

225 Russell Senate Office Building

Washington, DC 20510


June 21, 2007


Dear Senator Warner,

As a constituent and candidate for public office, I am writing to express my concern over S.1639, better known as the Immigration Reform Bill. As a former Loudoun County Deputy Sheriff, I have seen first hand the influx of illegal immigrants into our County. Along with this increase, I have witnessed the gang problems, crime and residential overcrowding that have resulted.

On June 9th, 2007, I received the Republican nomination for Sheriff of Loudoun County. This was decided by the voters at the largest county convention in the history of Virginia. Unseating a three term incumbent from within the Party was due, in large part, to my stance against illegal immigration. I have expressed my desire for the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office to participate in the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement- 287g) program and the voters have responded.

As you know, this bill would provide amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants and effectively make the ICE program obsolete. Federal and local law enforcement have been losing the battle against illegal immigration and I believe passage of this bill would hinder what little enforcement is available.

Securing our borders and deporting criminal illegal aliens is not an issue tied to one political party or the other. I believe, as my supporters do, passage of this bill would have adverse consequences for our County, our Commonwealth and our Country. I urge you to vote against this or any impending bills that would provide amnesty for those that would attempt to enter this country illegally.

Sincerely,
Greg Ahlemann
Republican Nominee - Sheriff of Loudoun County, VA


Thank you, Greg! And thanks to Mick Staton for getting the ball rolling.

It would be nice to see whole lot more of our Loudoun County officials do the same between now and Tuesday morning when the Senate will vote on cloture on the motion to proceed with S. 1639. Tell our senators to either skip the vote, vote "present" or vote NO on cloture. A yes vote on cloture is a vote for amnesty. Contact info for Warner is here, for Webb is here.

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Had Enough said:

I don't understand why Joe is the only one who realizes how urgent it is that we participate and stop this bill dead in the senate.

I presume that you don't mind paying for their medical care, educating their children, feeding their children (free breakfast & lunch in the schools among other things), the cost of courts, incarceration and THE COST OF THE LIVES OF US CITIZENS!

If you don't mind having your food prepared and served by these people, your children cared for by people who come from countries that have never had a shot in their lives then don't complain later.

If you do care then you better start writing, faxing and calling because ut appears they may vote Monday or Tuesday

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