|Associated Press -- February 18, 2011
Trial on Nebraska city's immigration law set for 2012
A legal fight over an eastern Nebraska city's ordinance that bans hiring or renting to illegal [aliens] isn't likely to be resolved anytime soon. -- A federal judge on Thursday scheduled an April 2012 trial in the lawsuits challenging Fremont's voter-approved ban as discriminatory and contrary to what is allowed by state law... [See ACLU Watch]
|Lincoln (Neb.) Journal Star -- January 26, 2011
Trial set over Fremont's immigration law
Omaha -- A federal judge has set a trial date in a challenge to a Fremont ordinance that would bar landlords from renting to illegal [aliens] or businesses from hiring them. -- Voters approved the ordinance in June, and it was supposed to take effect in July. But the American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska and the Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund sued...
|Kimberly Dvorak -- The Examiner -- January 19, 2011
La Raza targets lawmakers who voted against the DREAM Act
The National Council of La Raza announced it will begin a new ad campaign targeting those lawmakers who voted against the DREAM Act during last year's lame duck Congressional session. La Raza (the race in Spanish) launched an online and print ad campaign named "We Will Not Forget."...
|Jerry Seper -- Washington Times -- January 12, 2011
16 illegals sue Arizona rancher
An Arizona man who has waged a 10-year campaign to stop a flood of illegal [aliens] from crossing his property is being sued by 16 Mexican nationals who accuse him of conspiring to violate their civil rights when he stopped them at gunpoint on his ranch on the U.S.-Mexico border. -- Roger Barnett, 64, began rounding up illegal [aliens] in 1998 and turning them over to the U.S. Border Patrol...
|America's News Online -- December 13, 2010
'Big Sis' stands behind DREAM Act amnesty scheme
Groups like The National Council of La Raza and other Hispanic and [illegal alien] advocacy groups know the prospects for comprehensive immigration reform [read: amnesty] are dim for the time being. So they've turned their attention to a measure that they believe will spark more sympathy from most Americans... [See Big Sis Watch]
|Miguel Perez -- The Examiner -- October 10, 2010
Proposed invader amnesty bill may include social security benefits
Phoenix -- Chicanos Unidos Arizona has been working with MEChA and The National Council of La Raza to promote a Senate bill in which [illegal aliens] would get social security benefits from the time they started working in America. We are pleased to say that this bill may move forward along with a larger amnesty bill that Senate Majority Harry Reid will introduce in the next couple of weeks...
|Deseret News -- Salt Lake City -- October 4, 2010
MALDEF ethnic hustler assails Arizona's immigration law
Twelve Utah legislators returned from Arizona on Tuesday, and a nationally recognized civil rights attorney stopped in Salt Lake City Thursday to reinforce his support to the area's Hispanic community. -- Thomas A. Saenz, president and general legal counsel for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF), made an appearance in the Beehive State...
|Los Angeles Times -- August 20, 2010
Mario Obledo, Latino activist and MALDEF co-founder, dies at 78
Mario Obledo, the president of the National Coalition of Hispanic Organizations and California's former secretary of health and welfare, has died. He was 78. -- Obledo died Wednesday in Sacramento after having a heart attack, said his wife, Keda Alcala-Obledo.
|CNS News -- August 19, 2010
Ethnic hustling mob advocates surrender to illegal alien invasion
The United States cannot deport all 12 million illegal aliens in the United States and should stop trying, a spokeswoman for the National Council of La Raza ('The Race') told CNSNews.com last week. -- "We have to recognize that our immigration system has been broken for 20 years and there are now 12 million people living and working..."
|Latin American Herald-Tribune -- Caracas, Venezuela -- August 18, 2010
Ethnic hustlers bemoan effort to identify and deport criminal aliens
Programs allowing local cops to enforce federal immigration law misused their authority, according to a new report. -- The National Council of La Raza, [a radical open-borders mob], published findings this week that criticize 287(g), a program deputizing local police officers...
|KSAZ-TV -- Phoenix -- August 15, 2010
Usual suspects urge Selig to move 2011 All-Star Game
Sunday's game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Washington Nationals was briefly interrupted by protesters urging commissioner Bud Selig to move the 2011 All-Star Game from Phoenix because of Arizona's new immigration legislation... [The radical ethnic-hustling cartel known as La Raza is obsessed with badgering Selig]
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas -- August 9, 2010
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation gave millions to La Raza
A 2002 annual report breaking down money doled out by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation reveals the foundation provided a grant to National Council of La Raza. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is arguably the largest "charitable" organization in the world...
|We Get E-Mail -- July 14, 2010
NCLR continues their petty badgering of Major League Baseball
The National Council of La Raza (The Race) is obsessed with carping at anyone or any organization doing business in Arizona because they are practically frothing at the mouth over the passage of SB1070, a bill that will help law enforcement actually enforce existing immigration laws...
|Wade Henderson and Janet Murguia -- Washington Post -- July 12, 2010
Petty ethnic hustlers keep badgering Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball is preparing to host its All-Star game Tuesday, and roughly one-third of the players who will be in Anaheim are African American and Latino. Hispanic and African American players typically make up a third of all those playing major-league ball, with hundreds more in the minors...
|CNN -- July 3, 2010
Usual snivelers urge MLB to pull 2011 All-Star game from Arizona
...The campaign, directed at MLB Commissioner Bud Selig, was launched as a joint effort by some civil rights groups such as the National Council of La Raza, Asian American Justice Center, Center for Community Change, League of United Latin American Citizens, and the National Puerto Rican Coalition...
|Allan Wall -- VDare.com -- June 27, 2010
Mexico's outrageous legal brief against Arizona
Mexico meddles in U.S. immigration policy, as I've reported for years, but they keep getting away with it. After all, our own government allows and even encourages them. -- So it's no surprise that the Mexican government has submitted a friend of the court brief supporting a suit against SB 1070 brought by a group of organizations... [See Meddling Mexicans and ACLU Watch]
|Tom Tancredo -- WorldNetDaily.com -- June 12, 2010
The price of accommodating Mexico
The Mexican government continues to oppose enhanced U.S. border security while Mexican cartels smuggle thousands of criminals and terrorists into the United States. The Obama administration continues to tolerate this national-security nightmare out of fear of offending the Mexican government and its allies in the National Council of La Raza...
|Arizona Republic -- Phoenix -- June 5, 2010
Usual suspects ask court to block immigration law
A group of civil rights organizations is asking a federal court to block the implementation of Arizona's hot-button immigration law until it rules on the law's constitutionality. -- The law, SB1070, which goes into effect July 29, makes it a state crime to be in the country illegally... [See ACLU Watch]
|Fox News -- May 15, 2010
Hispanic lawmakers weigh solutions to the illegal alien invasion
Hispanic lawmakers and groups who have voiced opposition to Arizona's immigration enforcement law told Fox News how they would tackle the nation's illegal immigration problem. -- "We believe that immigration reform [read: amnesty] will have to have different elements, enforcement, legalization," said Janet Murguia, president and chief executive of the National Council of La Raza [The Race]...
|David S. Broder -- Washington Post -- April 3, 2010
Soaring Hispanic population will have a political impact
Census Day was a big day at the office of the National Council of La Raza, not only because it was the final day of the drive to reduce the chronic undercount of Hispanic residents but also because it marked a time when Latinos in the United States could obtain the latest measure of their growing political power...
|Center for Immigration Studies -- March 18, 2010
New Report: Immigration and the radical Southern Poverty Law Center
After the collapse of the Senate amnesty bill in 2007, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) joined with the National Council of La Raza and others to launch a campaign to smear the three largest mainstream groups making a case for tighter enforcement and lower immigration. At the center of this campaign was the designation of the Federation for American Immigration Reform as a "hate group"...
|Jerry Kammer -- Center for Immigration Studies -- March 8, 2010
'Tan Klan' anxious for massive illegal alien amnesty
President Obama is due to meet today with the two senators who have been trying to plot a legislative course to an immigration reform bill [amnesty], and the National Council of La Raza [aka the 'Tan Klan'] is impatient for clear signs of movement. -- "If the meeting is just to 'hear more,' it's not going to cut it," Clarissa Martinez of La Raza said in Huffington Post...
|Roy Beck -- Numbers USA -- February 26, 2010
'Tan Klan' blasts Obama health scheme for not including illegals
The open-borders lobby is wailing about Pres. Obama's health care compromise, and that seems like it should be good news on the immigration front. -- They say the President is leaving all illegal aliens out of the plan. And they are calling on their activists to phone the White House to demand that illegal aliens be included...
|Chicago Tribune -- February 14, 2010
'Tan Klan' gets $3.4 million grant
...One grant for $4.9 million is to go to Governors State University in University Park. Another $3.4 million grant is to go to the National Council of La Raza in Chicago. -- Burris says the awards will "ensure that Americans receive first-rate training in health care and other emerging industries..." [This is another taxpayer ripoff... see Obama Watch]
|San Antonio Business Journal -- January 28, 2010
Toyota to sponsor 'Tan Klan' soiree
Toyota will serve as the title sponsor for the 2010 National Council of La Raza Annual [aka the 'Tan Klan'] Conference to be held this summer in San Antonio. --- The NCLR Annual Conference is the largest national gathering of its kind in the Latino community, serving as the meeting ground for community leaders, activists...
|Los Angeles Times -- January 13, 2010
'Tan Klan' gets $ millions in Labor Dept. 'green jobs' handout
On the heels of another green jobs announcement last week, the U.S. Labor Department [run by rabid reconquista Hilda Solis] awarded an additional $150 million in training grants for workers interested in energy efficiency careers. --- The National Council of La Raza received more than $3 million for San Jose and San Diego, as well as Chicago...
|Center for Immigration Truth -- January 7, 2010
New Website exposing hate mongering open borders lobby
The radical La Raza open borders network routinely distorts facts and the truth in order to promote their special-interest agenda. By brushing aside the hype, hyperbole and hypocrisy, one can see through their agenda to the true immigration issue facing all Americans... [The 'Tan Klan' sent out this humorous mass e-mail a couple of days ago about this]
|Joe Wolverton, II -- The New American -- December 20, 2009
Obama nominates 'Tan Klan' activist as ambassador
President Barack Obama has appointed Maria del Carmen Aponte to be the next American ambassador to El Salvador. Aponte, a La Raza devotee, was nominated in 1998 by Bill Clinton to be ambassador to the Domincan Republic, but her name was withdrawn after revelations that she had intimate ties to an agent of the DGI, the Cuban intelligence agency...
|Washington Times -- December 1, 2009
Can Obama hold Hispanic voters?
..."Our community will judge him based on how he delivers on the promise he made to see immigration reform early in his administration," said Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza [aka the 'Tan Klan'], suggesting the issue trumps everything else... [See Amnesty Watch]
|San Francisco Chronicle -- November 27, 2009
MALDEF menace urges new strategy on "immigrant rights"
..."I think we've waited long enough. It's time for some down payments," Thomas Saenz, president and general counsel of MALDEF, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said in an interview during a visit to San Francisco...
|Diggers Realm -- November 24, 2009
"Tan Klan," SPLC shudder as Dobbs entertains presidential run
While the SPLC and La Raza have been going around claiming they have the scalp of Lou Dobbs and forced CNN to get rid of him, they have apparently overlooked the error in their actions. -- First, discard the notion that Dobbs was "fired" from CNN. Both Dobbs and CNN have said it was an amicable separation....
|Dan Stein -- The Hill -- Washington -- November 18, 2009
La Raza ignores truth in push to reward illegal immigration
...Janet Murguia and the National Council of La Raza have never let truth stand in the way of their relentless effort to reward illegal immigration. As she and her co-author Ralph Neas well know, illegal aliens, regardless of age, have never been denied "life-saving treatment" or preventive vaccinations, and that would not change under any proposed healthcare overhaul...
|Stein Report -- November 9, 2009
'Tan Klan' plays race card in health care debate
"Will health care reform leave Juanita and Manuel behind? This question could be decided in the next few days. We need to call our nation's leaders and ensure that Latinos are not forgotten," begins the action alert from the National Council of La Raza...
|Washington Post -- October 8, 2009
Minority groups raise voices on reform
...Janet Murguía, president of the National Council of La Raza [aka the Tan Klan], agreed. "I tend to think that we could win this on the merits and the facts. I don't think we have to resort to race issues to get a common-sense and sound health-care reform," she said. "I think there are people who want to take it in that direction."
|Pete Borden -- Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal -- September 29, 2009
Open-borders advocates hurting Cobb, nation
It is no secret that there are several pro-open border groups very active in Cobb County. These groups would love nothing better than to see our country turned over to the hordes of invaders from Mexico. -- Among these groups, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund was started with a large grant from the Ford Foundation...
|Washington Times -- September 28, 2009
Usual sespects seek health-care access for illegals
...The National Council of La Raza [aka the 'Tan Klan'] launched its own "flood their voice mail" campaign last week to put pressure on Mr. Baucus to expand coverage in his proposal to include all legal immigrants and to drop verification language in the legislation that would prevent illegal [aliens] from obtaining coverage. ...
|Associated Press -- September 26, 2009
Interview: Big-time ethnic hustler has back-up immigration plan
...In an interview with The Associated Press Friday, Thomas Saenz, president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said he fully expects work on rewriting immigration law to begin in Congress next year. -- But if Democratic leaders delay, because of elections and a hostile political climate for immigrants, Congress should take up the issue gradually and in smaller ways...
|Associated Press -- August 8, 2009
Former 'Tan Klan' operative sworn iu as Supreme Court Justice
Sonia Sotomayor has been sworn in as the Supreme Court's first Hispanic justice. She is only the third female justice in the court's 220-year history. -- Justice Sotomayor took the second of two oaths of office Saturday from Chief Justice John Roberts in an ornate conference room at the high court...
|St. Augustine (Fla.) Record -- August 7, 2009
Sotomayor vote could affect Florida Senate race
A..."Florida is ground zero," said Janet Murguia, head of the nonprofit National Council of La Raza [aka the 'Tan Klan'], a liberal-leaning Hispanic group. -- Concentrated in central Florida's I-4 corridor -- the amusement park-studded stretch of land from Tampa through Orlando to Daytona Beach...
|Preston Blair -- VDare.com -- August 5, 2009
'Tan Klan' starting to sweat over patriotic resistance to open-borders agenda
Last week the National Council of La Raza held its annual conference at Chicago's McCormick Place West. The conference was originally scheduled to be held in Kansas City, Missouri, but organizers moved it in order to "punish" that town after its mayor had the audacity to appoint one of the Minutemen to an official position...
|New Media Journal -- August 1, 2009
La Raza: A Mexican terrorist organization
Much has been in the news recently about La Raza, what a military intelligence acquaintance recently dubbed "a mestizo terrorist organization." Republican congressman Charlie Norwood of Georgia's ninth district has called La Raza a "radical...pro-illegal immigration lobbying organization that supports racist groups."
|Tom Tancredo -- Townhall.com -- July 31, 2009
Sotomayor's ties to La Raza
Last week, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Patrick Leahy spoke out against critics of Sonia Sotomayor as playing "racial politics." According to Leahy, "You have one leader of the Republican party call her the equivalent of the head of the Ku Klux Klan...
|Chicago Tribune -- July 27, 2009
Controversy precedes 'Tan Klan' soiree
...[T]he National Council of La Raza has been forced to defend itself against charges that its aggressive advocacy for Latinos, especially illegal [aliens], is harmful to America. On talk radio, its very name is decried as racist, and one former congressman even recently termed it the "Latino KKK."
|Arizona Republic -- Phoenix -- July 24, 2009
Recently bailed-out Citibank gives $1.75 million to 'Tan Klan'
In a pilot program, the charitable arm of Citigroup is giving the National Council of La Raza money to help buy foreclosed homes in Phoenix for rehabilitation and ultimate purchase by low-and moderate-income Latino families. [Does this sound discriminatory to you?] -- In all, New York-based Citi Foundation is providing $1.75 million to the NCLR...
|Phoenix New Times -- July 17, 2009
Sister of 'Tan Klan' leader recuses self from case involving Arpaio
In a surprise turn of events yesterday in the ongoing racial profiling lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Melendres v. Arpaio), U.S. District Judge Mary Murguia recused herself from the case in response to a motion filed in February by the sheriff's legal team. The motion claimed that because Murguia's twin sister Janet is President and CEO of the National Council of La Raza...
|American Patrol Report Feature -- July 17, 2009
Cowardice Abounds -- Sotomayor Flees From Sotomayor
Even some liberals are not enamored with Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. -- It turns out that many on the left are insulted that Judge Sotomayor has run away from her radical record to appear more moderate during her Senate confirmation hearings...
|American Patrol Report Feature -- July 16, 2009
Senatorial Cowardice -- Sotomayor Consent Tantamount to Surrender
La Raza is a Mexican-American revolutionary group advocating "open borders," amnesty for illegals and the return to Mexico of California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and portions of Texas and Colorado. This area of the United States is known to members of this radical, anti-American group as "Azatlan (sic)."
|Los Angeles Times -- July 15, 2009
'MEChA-Boy' Villaraigosa's lawyer chosen to lead MALDEF
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's chief counsel, Thomas Saenz, has been tapped to become president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the organization announced Tuesday. -- Saenz has been one of Villaraigosa's closest advisors since taking the post in August 2005...
|National Council of The Race -- July 10, 2009
'Tan Klan' getting tired of waiting for amnesty
NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest [mob of radical open-borders zealots and ethnic hustlers] in the United States, today urged the administration and Congress to reject the failed strategies of the past and heed public demand for sensible, real solutions to our broken immigration system...
|National Council of The Race -- July 1, 2009
'Tan Klan' petitions GOP leadership over disapproval of Sotomayor
Calling the reaction of some prominent conservative commentators and politicians to Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the Supreme Court “an intense character assault,” Janet Murguía, President and CEO of NCLR (National Council of La Raza)... today urged Republican Party leaders to denounce the extreme rhetoric...
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