Immigrants: Microchipped, Galvanized, Possibly Unwelcome Elsewhere

by
Abby Zimet

It seems so-called doctor and Iowa GOP Congressional candidate Pat
Bertroche is taking heat for his seemingly sensible suggestion to install microchips in illegal
immigrants because it works swell for his dog - even though he's now
saying it was all the media's fault. Still, even as immigrants rights advocates say that Arizona's new law has galvanized
many, the Wonk Room reports that at least seven states are considering copy-cat legislation that
rivals it for ethnic cleansing.

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