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Requiem For Senator Robert Byrd- By: Rob Sanchez

"Sadly, a few days ago we lost a great statesman when Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) passed away at the age of 92.
American workers have very few friends in Congress - especially when it comes to stopping the job destruction that is being foisted on the public by government supported floods of legal and illegal immigrants. Capitol hill politicians just don't care that unemployment continues to increase as immigrants saturate the labor market with cheap labor. Byrd was a rare icon of the Senate who had a burning compassion to help American workers - and he never gave up until the day he died.
Byrd was a stalwart defender of the American workforce even when most Senators seemed far too eager to give our most cherished jobs to cheap foreign workers and money grubbing corporations. Often standing alone he fought against expansions of nonimmigrant visa programs such as H-1B, H-2B, and L-1 visas. He bravely opposed attempts by politicians to water down visa programs by gutting legislation that had protections for Ame

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