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|Asian Journal -- July 16, 2011
Illegal alien who should be in deportation proceedings agitates for amnesty
One of the [illegal aliens] arrested after a protest earlier in the week is calling for the greater Asian and Filipino community to rally behind the DREAM Act [read: amnesty], Comprehensive immigration reform [read: amnesty], and the [illegal alien "rights"] movement... [See Obama Watch & Morton Watch]
|Texas Tribune -- July 15, 2011
U.S. Rep. Smith: Obama plotting 'backdoor amnesty'
A senior member of Texas' congressional delegation wants to strip the Obama administration of its immigration enforcement duties, alleging the president is attempting to create a "backdoor" amnesty for illegal [aliens]. -- U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, this week introduced HR 2497, known as the Hinder the Administration's Legalization Temptation (HALT) Act...
|Catholic Reporter -- July 14, 2011
Amnesty cheerleaders plan push in September
As the effort to pass the DREAM Act hits its 10th anniversary, churches, synagogues and mosques around the country will devote a September weekend to teaching their congregations about the faith-based reasons to work for its passage. -- Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., flanked by priests, bishops, rabbis, ministers and an imam, announced...
|NewsMax.com -- July 6, 2011
Obama mandate could provide amnesty for many illegals
The White House, acting through John Morton, Director of ICE at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, has set up a mandate that could wind up granting amnesty to many illegal aliens. --Morton dared not act without White House approval, and the president ignored the constitutional requirement for congressional action on immigration reform legislation...
|Joe Newby -- The Examiner -- July 4, 2011
Gutierrez wants Obama to rule like a dictator on illegal immigration
On June 30, Illinios Democrat Luis Gutierrez demanded President Obama act like a third-world tin-pot dictator and decree amnesty for young illegal [aliens] - the so-called "Dream Act" kids. -- "Take the executive action today," he screamed, according to a video posted at The Blaze. -- "Don't wait for the Senate, don't wait for the House, don't wait for the Republicans and the Democrats to get together," he demanded...
|Roger Hedgecock -- Human Events -- July 1, 2011
Obama's amnesty for invaders sidesteps the law again
The only announced Democrat candidate for President has repeatedly called for complete immigration reform while consistently failing to enforce the federal immigration laws on the books now. -- Large majorities of Americans in repeated polls want border security first, jobs for Americans first and "path to citizenship" last. Obama wants amnesty first to get the [illegal alien] Democrats to the polls in 2012...
|Judicial Watch -- Corruption Chronicles -- June 29, 2011
NCLR funding skyrockets after Obama hires its VP
A Judicial Watch investigation reveals that federal funding for a Mexican La Raza group that for years has raked in millions of taxpayer dollars has skyrocketed since one of its top officials got a job in the Obama White House. -- The influential and politically-connected National Council of La Raza has long benefitted from Uncle Sam's largess but the group has made a killing since Obama hired its senior vice president (Cecilia Muñoz) in 2009...
|Cecilia Muñoz -- Obama Regime's Office of Intergovernmental Affairs -- June 29, 2011
MEChA-boy mayor joins White House La Raza mole in amnesty push
Last week at their annual meeting, the United States Conference of Mayors passed a resolution among their members calling for comprehensive immigration reform [amnesty]. The sponsors of that resolution, Los Angeles, California Mayor and U.S. Conference of Mayors President Antonio Villaraigosa and Laredo, Texas Mayor Raul Salinas explain why immigration reform cannot wait...
|Washington Times -- June 28, 2011
Obama Regime revives push for DREAM Act amnesty scheme
Administration officials are beginning to ratchet up the pressure on Congress to pass controversial immigration-reform measures, but critics fear the changes are already being made without lawmakers' consent. -- Secretary of Education Arne Duncan told reporters on Monday the nation "desperately" needs to enact the Dream Act, which would prevent the deportation of illegal [aliens] who are studying at American colleges...
|The Lookout -- June 28, 2011
Napolitano defends Morton's memo on overlooking invaders
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano rebuffed accusations from Republican senators today that the Obama administration is attempting to bypass Congress to secretly allow young illegal [aliens] to stay in the country. -- Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa asked Napolitano if President Obama was attempting to implement "mass amnesty" administratively, by staying deportations for certain classes of illegal [aliens]. -- "There is no mass amnesty here," Napolitano said...
|The Hill -- Washington -- May 26, 2011
Dem lawmakers to Obama: Use executive tools to aid invaders
A group of liberal Democrats is urging President Obama to put his money where his mouth is regarding immigration reform. -- The lawmakers, led by Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), say the president has prioritized the issue in sound but not in action. -- While acknowledging that Congress has failed to enact any meaningful immigration reforms...
|Chicago Now -- May 17, 2011
Rahm 'Dead Fish' Emanuel supports DREAM Act amnesty scheme
Rahm Emanuel is Chicago's new mayor. -- The mayor has made a move that should please many Latino voters. -- He appeared at a press conference Friday with immigration advocates from the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights who support the DREAM Act. This is federal legislation that would help [illegal aliens] who came before the age of 16 legalize their status...
|Green Valley (Arizona) News -- May 17, 2011
Nogales Mayor Garino to Obama: 'I have your back'
When he met with Barack Obama on Tuesday in El Paso, Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino said, he invited the president to visit Nogales and assured him that he's "got his back" on comprehensive immigration reform [aka amnesty]. -- Garino was among a select group of 16 people who met individually with Obama following a speech in which the president called for an overhaul of the nation's broken immigration system...
|Salon Magazine -- May 17, 2011
Comprehensive immigration reform is dead -- and the left is to blame
Comprehensive immigration reform [read: amnesty] is dead. For the foreseeable future, there is no chance that Congress will pass a grand bargain on immigration reform like the one that fell apart in 2007 including a mass amnesty or path to citizenship for most illegal [aliens] already in the U.S. Nor is there any chance that the Dream Act...
|London Guardian -- May 14, 2011
El Paso hears the first battle cries in America's explosive amnesty debate
A few paces from the most dangerous city in the world, President Barack Obama embarked on his 2012 re-election campaign last week by clutching the thorns of its most potentially divisive issue: immigration. -- The location for a landmark speech could not have been more cogent: Chamizal Memorial Park was built to commemorate the last in more than a century of frontier disputes...
|Michael Barone -- Washington Examiner -- May 14, 2011
Obama's hypocritical rhetoric on immigration reform
Barack Obama's immigration speech in El Paso, Texas, on May 10 was an exercise in electioneering and hypocrisy. Hypocrisy because while Obama complained about "politicians" blocking comprehensive immigration bills [aka amnesty], he was one of them himself...
|Charles Krauthammer -- Washington Post -- May 14, 2011
...The El Paso speech is notable not for breaking any new ground on immigration, but for perfectly illustrating Obama's political style: the professorial, almost therapeutic, invitation to civil discourse, wrapped around the basest of rhetorical devices --- charges of malice compounded with accusations of bad faith. "They'll never be satisfied," said Obama about border control. "And I understand that. That's politics."
|Los Angeles Wave -- May 14, 2011
Usual suspects question Obama's inaction on amnesty
..."We welcome the fact that he's finally using the bully pulpit, but follow-up is key," said Clarissa Martinez, director of the National Council of La Raza's immigration campaign. "Congress has had an undeniable responsibility, but the president is not powerless, and today we did not hear specifics about how he intends to use the powers that he does already have."
|Allan Wernick -- New York Daily News -- May 14, 2011
Amnesty scheme unlikely until after 2012 election
Another Presidential speech, another flurry of emails from well-meaning activists urging support for immigration reform [read: amnesty]. Unfortunately, I'm afraid we will all be disappointed. Unless we see an overwhelming display of advocacy by immigrants, students, educators, religious leaders and unions, immigrants must face the bitter news: immigration reform is unlikely until at least after the 2012 elections...
|Salon -- May 14, 2011
Obama mimics Bush on the border fence
President Obama traveled to El Paso, Texas, this week and delivered an immigration speech that was widely viewed as an appeal to Hispanic voters. -- While there's virtually no prospect of comprehensive immigration reform [aka amnesty] getting through the current Congress, the Obama administration has been emphasizing enforcement and border security...
|My Fox DC -- May 13, 2011
Gov. Brewer takes aim at Obama in new YouTube video
Phoenix -- Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is imploring President Barack Obama to stop the jokes and secure the border, in a new video posted to YouTube. -- The video makes references to border security, the presence of Mexican drug cartels in the U.S., and the death of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, who was shot by an illegal [alien] ...
|Gather.com -- May 13, 2011
Border communities angered over Obama's clown act in El Paso
Obama's immigration speech [and lame jokes] has angered residents across Portal, Arizona and Rodeo, New Mexico borders. Following his speech in Texas, residents are angry and frustrated about the Chiricahua-Peloncillo drug and human smuggling corridor. -- President Obama's jokes about the moats and alligators were met with disappointment from residents of Portal...
|The Hill -- Washington -- May 12, 2011
TSA-loving Schumer 'optimistic' on amnesty scheme
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) told an audience at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast he is "optimistic" Congress will pass an immigration reform bill [aka amnesty] before the 2012 elections. -- Schumer said he is committed to working with Republican lawmakers to reach a bipartisan agreement that would reform the country's immigration system... [See Obama Watch]
|USA Today -- May 12, 2011
Obama claims granting amnesty to invaders is 'a moral imperative'
President Obama spoke at a National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast today, and an immigration speech broke out. -- "Yes, immigration reform is a moral imperative, and so it's worth seeking greater understanding from our faith," Obama said as part of a week-long campaign promoting his version of a "comprehensive" immigration bill...
|Steve McCann -- The American Thinker -- Bellevue, Wash. -- May 12, 2011
Obama demeans himself on immigration
The mendacity of Barack Obama continues to know no bounds. He has now embarked on a campaign to sow the seeds of distrust and animosity within the Latino community on the issue of illegal immigration. With his "the ends justify the means" mentality he has no hesitation to play the race card and to utter the most inflammatory rhetoric at every opportunity in order to win re-election...
|George Neumayr -- American Spectator -- May 12, 2011
Obama and the alligator
Having hit his stride in the polls, Barack Obama seems to clutch the teleprompter less tightly these days. He looked relaxed as he addressed the subject of "immigration reform" on Tuesday and even attempted a semi-cavalier joke at the expense of those concerned about America's porous borders. "Maybe they'll need a moat," he said, dismissing their calls for more border security. "Maybe they want alligators in the moat."
|Mark Salter -- Real Clear Politics -- May 12, 2011
Obama's Immigration Reform Vision: Clouded by cynicism
President Obama made a campaign stop in El Paso, Texas, this past Monday to shore up his support from Hispanic voters, who are disappointed by his failure to achieve comprehensive reform of our immigration laws [read: grant amnesty to millions of invaders]. -- To be clear, he did not go to El Paso to encourage Congress to pass reform legislation, the purpose he claimed in his remarks...
|Stephen Dinan -- Washington Times -- May 11, 2011
Mexican flag casts giant shadow on Obama at border
El Paso -- It's usually a reliable rule of thumb that everything is bigger in Texas, and in the U.S. in general - everything, that is, except for flags. -- Dominating the southern horizon at Chamizal National Memorial Park, the site on the U.S.-Mexico border where President Obama delivered his major immigration speech Tuesday, was a giant Mexican flag...
|Washington Times -- May 11, 2011
Quayle: President's immigration stance 'absurd'
Rep. Ben Quayle on Wednesday said it was "absurd" for President Obama to assert that the U.S.-Mexico border is secure. -- "There has been some progress... and a lot of it has to do with fencing, with increased border patrol agents. [But] the Tucson area is still in disarray," Mr. Quayle, Arizona Republican, said during an interview on The Washington Times-affiliated "America's Morning News."
|Rick Oltman -- The Examiner -- May 11, 2011
Obama in El Paso
President Obama's appearance in El Paso on Tuesday had two purposes. One was to reach out to potential illegal aliens in the world and invite them to surge across our borders. The second was to send a message to The Chamber of Commerce... [More from Rick Oltman]
|Michael Barajas -- San Antonio Express-News -- May 11, 2011
Migrant Nation: Hispanic Caucus urges Obama to rein in ICE reform
When the DREAM Act failed last year, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus feared it was a sign that immigration reform [aka amnesty] was dead in the water. It was a sentiment that grew stronger as the new, Tea Party-infused House rolled into D.C. months later. -- U.S. Representative Charlie Gonzalez, D-San Antonio, who chairs the caucus, now says he hopes months of talks...
|Ross Kaminsky -- American Spectator -- May 11, 2011
Obama's broken immigration clock
President Obama was better than usual, but not as good as he should have been, during a speech about immigration policy reform he gave in El Paso on Tuesday afternoon. -- He correctly noted that the current immigration system is broken, that we train our own competition, break up families, and generally do ourselves no favors with the status quo...
|Arizona Catleman's Association -- May 11, 2011
Obama thinks border security is a joke
[On Tuesday] President Obama gave his remarks on comprehensive immigration reform [aka amnesty] in El Paso, TX, claiming victory in the fight to secure our border. The Arizona Cattlemen's Association is outraged by his comments mocking the border security issue. Referring to the work on the border the President says, "You know, they said we needed to triple the Border Patrol..."
|Jim Kouri, CPP -- The Examiner -- May 11, 2011
Napolitano's 'Border Security Index' an excuse for inaction, says lawmaker
During her testimony before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano unveiled President Barack Obama's plans to develop a "border security index" to measure enforcement progress along the Southwest border. -- In an obvious campaign speech on Tuesday in Texas...
|Jerry Kammer -- Center for Immigration Studies -- May 11, 2011
The outcomes of 'comprehensive' reform
In her appearance on C-SPAN [Tuesday] morning, Hispanic Federation president Lillian Rodriguez Lopez made it clear that her organization and its allies continue to press President Obama and the Congress for the massive pinata of comprehensive immigration reform [aka amnesty]. -- "We should have comprehensive immigration reform, or immigration reform, that really looks at some of the key elements around the Dream Act..."
|James R. Edwards Jr. -- Center for Immigration Studies -- May 11, 2011
Obama's amnesty speech
The president's speech in El Paso [yesterday] afternoon delivered a whopper in his call for mass amnesty (still referred to by advocates, including Obama, as "comprehensive immigration reform"). In fact, there were several whoppers, examples of stretching of the truth, and hackneyed phraseology...
|Mark Krikorian -- Center for Immigration Studies -- May 11, 2011
The president still doesn't get it. -- If his amnesty speech [read it here] yesterday in El Paso is any indication, he really believes that the call for "enforcement first" is merely a ploy to avoid amnesty. His crack about alligators suggests he thinks that he's done all the enforcement that can reasonably be expected of him and that further opposition to amnesty is simple demagoguery... [See Obama Watch]
|CBS News -- May 11, 2011
How serious is Obama about getting an amnesty for invaders?
..."The DREAM Act would let these children apply for legal status after meeting a two-year college requirement or serving in the U.S. military," [SEIU goon and vehement Mexican reconquista fanatic Eliseo] Medina added. "It is an investment in our nation's future and our economic and national security..." [See Obama Watch]
|Jim Kouri, CPP -- The Examiner -- May 11, 2011
Obama boasts of border security success, benefits of amnesty
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama's visit to southern Texas to discuss immigration and border security opened the door to renewed debate on amnesty for millions of illegal aliens. -- Fresh from his Osama Victory Tour, Obama capitalized on his increased popularity due to the killing of terrorism chief Osama bin Laden in hopes of shoring up his Latino vote with the promise of amnesty...
|Michelle Malkin -- Washington Examiner -- May 11, 2011
Amnesty bandwagon rides again
The public relations campaign for President Obama's latest revival of "immigration reform" makes one thing crystal clear: This is not, and never has been, about homeland security. This is not, and never has been, about economic security. It's about political security, plain and cynical. -- In conjunction with Tuesday's renewed White House push in Texas for a "new pathway to citizenship" for millions of [invaders]...
|The Economic Collapse -- May 11, 2011
18 facts prove illegal immigration is absolute nightmare For U.S. economy
Barack Obama has declared that "immigration reform is an economic imperative," and is promising to do his best to get an immigration bill pushed through Congress this year. But will "legalizing" all of the illegal immigration that has taken place over the last several decades improve the struggling U.S. economy or will it actually make our economic problems worse?
|Rachel Cohen -- From the Trenches World Report -- May 11, 2011
Obama and his illegal alien army
The mainstream news is being inundated with traitors pushing for amnesty for the 40 million invaders from the south. Representative Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.) was on MSNBC trying to tell the American people that we need these invaders as they are the glue that holds our neighborhoods together. She is a member of the Hispanic Caucus that procured a meeting with President Obama this week...
|Liberty Alerts & Edwin Mora -- CNS News -- May 11, 2011
Obama has bipartisan support for prosecuting illegal aliens
Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas) says President Barack Obama already has bipartisan support for arresting, prosecuting, and jailing for up to six months every illegal border crosser who is apprehended by federal authorities. -- His comments came in response to the president's call for bipartisan support to fix the "broken" U.S. immigration system in advance of the speech he delivered on Tuesday...
|Hugh Holub -- Tucson Citizen -- May 11, 2011
Obama amnesty proposal lands on table like a dead fish
President Obama made a major speech on immigration reform May 10th in El Paso, and released his blueprint for 21st century immigration reform [aka amnesty]. -- It landed like a dead fish thrown on the table. -- For example... Juan Gonzales,, columnist for the New York Daily News.....
|Dave Gibson -- The Examiner -- May 10, 2011
Obama should leave the jokes to Stephen Colbert and simply do his job
On Tuesday, President Obama was in El Paso touting his own questionable efforts defending our border with Mexico from illegal aliens and drug smugglers. -- As usual, this supposedly "post-partisan" president, took the opportunity to attack the GOP, telling the largely Latino crowd that the Congressional Republicans will "never be satisfied."
|Jim Kouri, CPP -- The Examiner -- May 10, 2011
Obama to shore up Latino vote with visit to Mexican border
Today, the Beltway insiders are all abuzz over President Barack Obama's visit to southern Texas to discuss immigration and border security. Fresh from his Osama Victory Tour, Obama is expected to capitalize on his increased popularity since the killing of terrorism chief Osama bin Laden as well as shore up his Latino vote... [Related item]
|The Atlantic -- May 10, 2011
Obama to demand amnesty and tell fairy tales in El Paso today
President Obama will be in El Paso, Texas, Tuesday to demand comprehensive immigration reform [read: amnesty], arguing that it will save the rest of us money. Immigrants start businesses and invent things, Obama will contend, and that creates more jobs, the Associated Press reports. In a statement issued to reporters, the White House said Obama has met with "leaders and stakeholders" about why fixing the immigration system... [Related item]
|Todd J. Gilman -- Dallas Morning News -- May 10, 2011
Obama heading to El Paso for campaign speech and amnesty push
President Obama will be trying to jumpstart immigration reform with a speech in El Paso later today. Mexico City bureau chief Alfredo Corchado and I will be there to cover it. -- Obama selected the Chamizal National Memorial for his speech. It's a binational park overlooking Ciudad Juarez, commemorating a treaty that ended a century-old border dispute...
|Emily Miller -- Washington Times -- May 9, 2011
Obama's illegal alien nation
President Obama is in El Paso Tuesday to give a speech on what he calls 'the broken immigration system.' He'd know because he's the one helping break it. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the Secure Communities program under which local law enforcement must turn over illegal criminals to [ICE] for deportation...
|David Dayen -- Firedoglake.com -- May 9, 2011
Now Obama thinks it's time to create outside pressure?
The President will deliver a speech at the Texas border tomorrow making the case for comprehensive immigration reform [aka amnesty]. In the speech, the President will lay out the steps he's already taken to secure the border, crack down on hiring of [illegal aliens], and step up deportations...
|Houston Chronicle -- May 7, 2011
Obama to push amnesty in Texas
President Barack Obama will use the Texas-Mexico border as a backdrop next week for a speech on the need to pass sweeping immigration reform [read: amnesty], officials said Friday. -- Obama is traveling to El Paso where he will call on Congress to fix the nation's broken immigration system and address the 11 million [illegal aliens] in this country illegally -- including 1.6 million in Texas...
|KXTV-TV -- Sacramento -- May 7, 2011
Meddling Mexican globalist in bankrupt California pushing amnesty
Stockton -- Former Mexican President Vicente Fox told reporters in a Friday afternoon news conference that he hopes to inspire University of Pacific graduates at their commencement Saturday. --- He also weighed in on the immigration issue, saying he does not believe that open borders are the answer. On the other hand, however, he does believe workers already in this country with jobs should be provided documents... [Related item with irritating video] [See Meddling Mexicans]
|Tom Tancredo -- WorldNetDaily.com -- May 7, 2011
Amnesty is good for the economy?
A week or so ago, President Obama held a highly publicized White House "dialogue" about immigration. Its real purpose was to find a new strategy for amnesty legislation, which is to say, it was about his 2012 election campaign. -- The "new strategy" is in truth a repackaging of the old strategy, but you would not know that from the news commentaries following the event...
|USA Today -- May 6, 2011
Obama claims immigration system is "broken" at Cinco de Mayo soiree
President Obama will make a major immigration speech next week in El Paso, Texas, the White House announced today. -- The announcement comes as Obama is making it clear he will used his newly earned political capital to push his version of immigration reform [read: amnesty], including potential citizenship for illegal [aliens.... criminals] who are already in the United States...
|Washington Post -- May 5, 2011
Obama renews effort to reform immigration laws despite detractors
The Obama administration is beginning another effort to change the nation's immigration laws, despite little enthusiasm from Republicans in Congress. -- President Obama met for more than an hour Tuesday with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, his third session on the issue at the White House in the past three weeks. White House aides promised a renewed push to try to persuade Congress and the American public to back Obama's proposals...
|Washington Times Editorial -- May 4, 2011
May Day Malaise: Job-seeking Americans aren't buying amnesty for illegals
May 1 brought marches and rallies to commemorate International Workers' Day to nearly every corner of the globe. Yet even the left was unable to muster much enthusiasm for a socialist holiday that in the United States has morphed into an excuse to demand amnesty for those living and working in the country illegally. That's a message that few are buying when jobs are already in short supply...
|San Jose Mercury News -- May 2, 2011
Massive pro-amnesty tantrum on San Jose streets
More than 2,000 pro-[illegal] immigration and labor demonstrators mobilized in San Jose on Sunday in a powerful display of the persistent dream of American citizenship, despite federal inaction. The outpouring of demonstrators was organized by a loose coalition of community, church and labor organizations calling themselves the May 1st Coalition...
|American Patrol Report Feature -- May 2, 2011
Blaming Obama -- Amnesty marchers angry at President
Thousands of people held union banners and waved American flags during a peaceful march and rally through downtown Los Angeles Sunday, in a renewed effort to press the Obama administration for immigration reform and call on local businesses to boost workers' rights...
|LAist -- May 1, 2011
May Day immigration rally smaller than in years past
Today's May Day march, which is held to draw attention to the issue of immigration reform, was markedly smaller than it has been in recent years, reports Southern California Public Radio. Several thousand people took to the streets at 10 a.m. for the march, which left from Olympic and Broadway... [Related item] [See CHIRLA Watch] [KABC-TV Video]
|Chicago Tribune -- May 1, 2011
AFL-CIO to join Wisconsin pro-amnesty group's tantrum
Milwaukee -- An [illegal alien "rights"] group that holds marches in downtown Milwaukee every May 1 is getting a boost this year from the AFL-CIO. -- Voces de la Frontera has held rallies every year since 2006. The events have drawn tens of thousands of marchers, who call for a reform of immigration laws...
|New America Media -- May 1, 2011
Luis Gutierrez trolls Golden State agitating for amnesty
Congressman Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., is visiting the Bay Area this week as part of a 20-city tour to call attention to the record number of deportations under the Obama administration. -- Gutierrez's visit to San Jose Tuesday night served to re-energize the local immigrant rights movement and mobilize the community to participate in this year's May 1 immigrant rights march...
|Greenfield (Ind.) Reporter -- May 1, 2011
May Day rally planned to protest immigration bill
Atlanta -- Activist groups plan to lead a rally at the Georgia Capitol to call on Gov. Nathan Deal to veto a bill passed last month by the Legislature that aims to crack down on illegal immigration in the state. -- The May Day rally set for Sunday is organized by groups who say they are concerned about workers' rights and the advancement of what they call anti-immigrant legislation...
|KFSN-TV -- Fresno, Calif. -- May 1, 2011
May Day rallies calling for amnesty, again
Activists in Downtown Fresno will join others in more than fifty cities across the country this Sunday, marching for immigration reform. -- A rallying cry for immigration reform rang out in Downtown Fresno. Members of the May Day committee say a path to obtain citizenship is needed in the Valley...
|Washington Post -- April 29, 2011
Obama promises students he'll work on another amnesty scheme
Miami -- Stepping up his demand to change the nation's immigration laws, President Barack Obama on Friday promised graduates at a vast, multicultural community college that he'll keep working to help students not legally in the U.S. to become American citizens. -- The president's renewed endorsement of the DREAM Act, which has become a rallying cry for Hispanic and other students around the country...
|Orange County Register -- Santa Ana, Calif. -- April 28, 2011
Open-borders crowd plans pro-amnesty march in Santa Ana
Several organizations are planning a march in support of immigration reform [aka amnesty] this weekend in Santa Ana. -- Marchers will begin gathering at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 1 in the Plaza of the Flags at 700 W. Civic Center in Santa Ana, then at noon begin a march to Sasscer Park at 5th and Ross streets...
|EGP News -- April 28, 2011
Usual suspects plan pro-amnesty tantrum in downtown L.A. May 1
Downtown Los Angeles streets will be filled with protesters, chants and drums in what has become an annual family-friendly pro-immigration reform march held on May 1st, internationally observed as a day to honor workers. -- Southern California Immigration Coalition, comprised of over 50 organizations, will begin assembling for the march at 10am at Broadway and Olympic...
|Fox News -- April 28, 2011
Obama to meet with Latino celebrities on immigration
President Obama is meeting at the White House today with Latino celebrities to stress his commitment to immigration reform [read: amnesty]. -- The meeting is taking place amid mounting frustration among many Latinos long a crucial voting bloc for Democrats over what they see as Obama's hollow promises to reform immigration policy...
|White Plains (NY) Journal News -- April 22, 2011
Rockland groups plan May Day marches for amnesty
Various Rockland groups will hold rallies in May to press their demand for immigration reform [aka amnesty], combining the internationally recognized day for labor rights with a call for a federal plan to tackle the contentious issue of illegal immigration. -- The groups say they want [illegal aliens] to be treated fairly and not deported for being in the country illegally if they have no criminal record...
|Washington Examiner -- April 22, 2011
Obama denies blame on amnesty efforts
President Obama sought to deflect any blame for stalled immigration reform [read: amnesty] away from the White House this week, telling supporters that if it fails it will be because congressional Republicans didn't want to address the problem. -- White House press secretary Jay Carney says Obama is now trying to "re-energize and reinvigorate" the debate...