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Enforcement-only approach to immigration has made existing problems worse

...nation's immigration problems worse.Lofgren was speaking to the subcommittee on immigration about a proposal by Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, to make the E-Verify system mandatory. Employers use E-Verify to check the legal status of job applicants...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-04-25/enforcement-only-approach-immigration
Opinion
Outside editorial: Ganging up on guest workers

...This month, Congress stepped in with two proposals to address the situation, but both are deeply flawed. Reps. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, and Dan Lungren, R-Calif., have called for gutting the H-2A visa program and replacing it with...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-09-29/outside-editorial-ganging-guest-worke
Opinion
Congress should kill online piracy bill

...companies and venture firms are fighting this bill. And no wonder.The legislation sponsored by House Judiciary Chairman Lamar Smith, R-Texas, gives copyright owners and the federal government the power to shut down websites, a practice Obama and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-11-28/congress-should-kill-online-piracy-bi
Opinion
Congress hits political wall on high-tech visas, naturalization

...raise the ceiling to 195,000 a year for three years and direct visa fee money to training U.S. workers. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee's immigration panel, would remove all caps for three years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072400/Bre_breakin.html
Breaking
Outside editorial: Saudi's bomb plot raises visa screening questions

...entered this country on a student visa in 2008. Two congressional Republicans from Texas - Michael McCaul of Austin and Lamar Smith of San Antonio - are asking good questions about how Aldawsari's radical views went undetected through visa screening...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030311/opi_793733790.shtml
Opinion
The sound of one hand clapping

...illegal immigrants. Democrats want the illegal immigrants because they see them as potential Democratic voters. Rep. Lamar Smith, Texas Republican, says, "Millions of Americans are struggling to find work, while an estimated 7 million illegal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101310/opi_719721923.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...receiver Eddie Kennison earlier this year. New Orleans hasn't had a 1,000-yard rusher since Dalton Hillard in 1989. Lamar Smith was the Saints' leading rusher last year with 457 yards. He asked to be traded after the season, unhappy with Ditka's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041499/Spo_williams.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...raise the ceiling to 195,000 a year for three years and direct visa fee money to training U.S. workers. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee's immigration panel, would remove all caps for three years...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072400/Bre_breakin.shtml
Outside editorial: The next big thing

...illegal immigrants to stay and take jobs away from citizens is like giving a burglar a key to the house," said Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas. And Graham himself suggested Friday that hard feelings from the health care fight could squelch bipartisan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032410/opi_595649653.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: Aikman is happy with new coach 2/13/98

...first-round draft picks to the Chiefs. Seahawk sentenced to prison KENT, Wash. - Seattle Seahawks running back Lamar Smith was sentenced today to four months in jail for the 1994 car accident that left teammate Mike Frier paralyzed below the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021398/nfl.html

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