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Senate Proceeding on May 26th, 2010 :: 6:19:15 to 6:22:15
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Jon Kyl

6:19:11 to 6:19:32( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: committing the most human rights abuses. mr. kyl: mr. president, i will reond to my colleague by noting these are the crime statistics that are never reported. let's face it, the people who are accused of these crimes cannot go to report what's happened. again, there is an argument made

Jon Kyl

6:19:15 to 6:22:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jon Kyl

Jon Kyl

6:19:33 to 6:19:53( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: that while crime statistics have actually gone down in the last two years, in the cities, the cities of tucson and phoenix, for example. that may very well be true, but what i do know is this. in the rural ranch areas that my colleague senator mccain speaks of, families that used to have no worries at all, left their homes unlocked at night, windows open and if an

Jon Kyl

6:19:54 to 6:20:14( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: occasional illegal immigrant or two came by, needed a sandwich or some water, frankly, they got it. now they fear for their life. one of our constituents was stilled a cple of months ago, a rancher that's beloved in the area. others have been robbed. there have been physical assaults. they are no longer safe in their

Jon Kyl

6:20:15 to 6:20:35( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: homes and in those more ral areas. and in the urban areas, i, too, will not describe on the senate floor what goes on, but if you can imagine large numbers of women and children who are brought across the border by people who have absolutely no scruples about

Jon Kyl

6:20:36 to 6:20:56( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: crimes whatsoever. they commit rapes and leave articles of clothing hanging from trees as a warning to anyone who dares to report it or as a way of bragging about what they have done. the things that they do to these people cooped up in the safehouses for weeks on end, as my colleague said, are unspeakable. there are so many reasons to

Jon Kyl

6:20:57 to 6:21:18( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: secure the border, but this is one that's never -- never spoken of. and it -- it bothers me just as ch as it does my colleague because you had peoe to speak of the human rights issues that might relate to an arizona law enforced by sworn police officers in the city of phoenix

Jon Kyl

6:21:19 to 6:21:39( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: and the city of tucson who i'm quite sure will do the professional police officers. not a word spoken about the kind of situation that my colleague and i have described here. and that, that bothers us significantly. it's just one more rean that we do need to secure the borders. provide the senator from nevada.

Jon Kyl

6:21:40 to 6:22:00( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: mr. ensign: i would ask unanimous consent just to interrupt without their colloquy being interrupted as far as the record is concerned. i would ask consent to modify my amendment, and the clerk has the modification at the desk. the presiding officer: is there objection? without objection. mr. kyl: thank you. mr. president, i wanted to wait until a member of the majority

Jon Kyl

6:22:01 to 6:22:15( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: was here to consent. the presiding officer: the amendment has been modified. the senator from arizona. mr. kyl: i apologize, mr. president. i, too, would ask unanimous consent to second-degree amendment that was

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