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Racist anti-immigrant group supports Virginia candidate

By Hatewatch Staff on November 8, 2005 - 8:28 am, Posted in Uncategorized

Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Jerry Kilgore has made illegal immigration a centerpiece of his campaign, promising an aggressive crackdown on day laborers and undocumented immigrants attending state universities. “Will we reward illegal behavior with hard-earned dollars from law-abiding citizens?” he asked a campaign rally crowd this August. “I say the answer to this question should be an easy one: no!” While Kilgore accepts the financial support of an anti-immigrant group with racist ties, he also has taken massive contributions from companies notorious for exploiting undocumented immigrant labor…

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