Rehab said in the similar e-mail, immigrants are chastised for "diluting sovereignty and our national identity." It goes on to say that those who don't agree with the Christian motto "In God We Trust" should leave the country.
Ruff acknowledged he forwarded an e-mail with similar sentiments. He said he did not write the e-mail; he just passed it on.
Ruff said he will respond to requests that he apologize, but not immediately.