to Get Boost at
March 6 Rally in Tucson
National Group to Support Arizona Initiative
American Patrol has learned that a
major national organization will announce support for the Protect
Arizona Now initiative at the rally this Saturday in Tucson.
Many believe this support will help assure success and place
the initiative on the November Arizona ballot
The citizens' initiative:
1. Requires proof of citizenship when registering to vote.
2. Requires proof of identity when voting.
3. Requires proof of eligibility for non-federally mandated public
Overwhelming of America
I don't fit the profile of someone who
worries about uncontrolled immigration. My parents are immigrants,
I know that immigrants of all races have contributed mightily
to America, and I'm no American flag waver. I am ashamed, for
example, of America's international hubris, environmental callousness,
Suspect Brought to Tucson From Mexico
The man accused of murdering a Border
Patrol Agent back in 1998 is here in Tucson to face charges.
-- Juan Manuel Umares-Rivas made his initial appearance in Federal
Court Wednesday. He's accused of taking part in the murder of
Alexander Kirpnick. -- The Border Patrol agent was shot while
trying to arrest four marijuana smugglers...
State Candidates Support Immigration Enforcement
This election year, the
president will campaign on a promise to amnesty millions
of illegal aliens and institute a guest worker program, while
leading Democrats insist that our country should simply grant
citizenship to every illegal alien here. -- Voters who seek
stronger enforcement of our immigration laws (some 85 percent of
Americans, according to a recent poll) have nowhere to go.
churns out vicious Tancredo hit piece, touts challenger
...Even conservatives say Tancredo is
living in his own private Idaho with those outlandish proposals
of his. -- Tancredo once suggested that the U.S. put a wall of
soldiers along the southern border to keep Mexicans out. -- Last
year, he asked the local office of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration
Services to keep agents stationed outside of the Mexican consulate
says bomb plot to be considered in citizenship request
The involvement of two Armenian men in
a 1982 bomb plot may be considered in deciding whether to grant
them U.S. citizenship, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
-- An 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
reversed a lower court decision granting Viken Yacoubian and
Viken Hovsepian citizenship four years ago without factoring
in the bomb plot.
Times (Free Registration)
on L.A.'s 'Office of Immigrant Affairs'
Houston, San Francisco and New York did
it first. But on Tuesday, finally, the 42% of Los Angeles residents
born in other countries got an office in City Hall to call their
own. -- Following the lead of cities around the U.S., Mayor
James K. Hahn and the Los Angeles City Council created an
Office of Immigrant Affairs.
task force formed
Prince George's County Executive Jack
B. Johnson and Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan
have created the Bi-County Task Force on Gang Activity, and hope
eventually to pull in officials from the District to join them.
-- "At some point we will need to bring the District of
Columbia in and address this as a regional problem," Johnson
(Roughly translated by Google.com)
Council approves creation of aiding & abetting office
The Council of Los Angeles approved yesterday
unanimously the creation of the Office of Subjects of the Immigrants
in whom legal consultant's office will offer the foreign residents
that do not know the system of local government, helps in legal
subjects and information on education programs. [Councilman Ed
Reyes is adamant about the L.A.P.D. not cooperating with immigration
authorities as well].
delivers jackpot baby while sneaking into U.S.
A 36-year-old woman gave
birth in the desert while entering the United States illegally,
authorities said. -- Rosalva De-Alba was traveling with a group
near the Barry M. Goldwater Range on Tuesday when she went into
labor. Minutes later, she had a daughter, she told The Sun in
fret over illegal alien health care
The borough presidents of Brooklyn and
Manhattan have joined forces to find ways to stem the rise of
chronic and life-threatening diseases in minority communities.
-- Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and Manhattan Borough
President Virginia Fields, along with Brooklyn's City Council
members, gathered Monday night to study the problem.
Republic -- Phoenix
labor center gets mixed reviews in report
The Macehualli day labor center has successfully
attracted workers and employers, helped lower crime and spurred
sales with nearby businesses, according to the city's long-awaited
evaluation of the controversial center. -- But the 11-page report,
released Feb. 26, also details "continued challenges"
that will affect the future of the center.
deported Mexican invader gets 4th DUI conviction
An illegal immigrant pleaded guilty to
driving under the influence of intoxicants for the fourth time
in four years. -- Andres Lopez-Cortes, 31, has been deported
at least once to Mexico, but returned to the Seattle area where
he slammed into a car driven by a 17-year-old who was stopped
at a traffic light Dec. 31, the local King County Journal reported.
-- Boise (Free Registration)
shot by previously booted Mexican illegal doing better
Boise's mayor and police chief are rallying
behind a fallen officer and praising his bravery after being
shot during a traffic stop on Saturday. -- Officer Derek Whipps
had been in critical condition, but was upgraded to serious condition
Monday. -- Ada County Prosecutors say an illegal alien shot officer
Patrol can't access millions of FBI fingerprints
The United States remains vulnerable
to infiltration by known criminals and terrorists because of
chronic delays in making millions of FBI fingerprints available
to the Border Patrol, Justice Department investigators reported
Tuesday. -- It probably will take at least four years for the
FBI and Border Patrol...
Daily Star Border Edition
house not likely a trend, officials say
When authorities found 50 illegal entrants
at an Avra Valley home late Monday, officials say the scene that
unfolded was more reminiscent of Phoenix - where hundreds of
people were found in similar situations just last month - than
Tucson. -- But officials say the discovery doesn't mean the ways
and means of people smuggling are changing in Arizona....