Obama's Illegal-immigrant Crackdown: Implications for Hispanics http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/obamas-illegal-immigrant-crackdown-implications-hispanics/story?id=14836244 Video: Starts out with Herman Cain, commercial, then Dianne Sawyer commentary, Tomato farmers plea for legal workers, Explosive argument between Geraldo saying girls in Virginia Beach who were killed by drunk illegal alien isn't about illegal aliens but about drunk drivers. Bill OReilly argues that its about illegal aliens and the illegal alien doesnt belong in this country. And that the girls would still be alive if the local government would have deported him. Article: Obama's Illegal-immigrant Crackdown: Implications for Hispanics - ABC News Oct. 30, 2011 Collinsville, Ala. Felony prosecutions for immigration crimes increased by 42 percent during President Obama's first two years in office. Hispanics are now the majority group being sent to federal prison, largely because of the criminal prosecution of repeat border jumpers. Supporters of ICE crackdowns and tougher laws say the costs of illegal immigrants outweigh the benefits, especially given the group's perceived ties to border crime and drug trafficking. The trend of locking up Mexicans and taking other measures against them is part of a bigger societal warning: Get legal or get out. Indeed, scaring illegal immigrants away or putting them in jail is "the intended consequence of Alabama's legislation," US Rep. Mo Brooks (R) of Alabama said recently.