Friday, December 17, 2004
Sheriff's group urges boycott of Mexican products
Riverside, Calif. -- The Riverside, County, California,
Sheriffs' Association has joined law enforcement agencies in
urging a boycott of Mexican products, services and vacations.
-- The boycott is an effort to pressure Mexico into extraditing
fugitives wanted for murder in the United States. [Also see:
up driver licensing of invaders
Many Wisconsin residents can't get driver
licenses because of their illegal behavior: driving drunk, speeding
one too many times, and more. So why would the state hand out
driver licenses to people whose very presence here is illegal?
-- Wisconsin is one of a handful of states that lets immigrants
obtain driver licenses without proving they live in the state
pulls race card in major smuggling trial
The attorney for a man authorities say
abandoned a tractor-trailer crammed with illegal immigrants during
a deadly 2003 smuggling attempt is accusing the federal government
of seeking the death penalty because his client is black. -- Craig
Washington, lawyer for Tyrone Williams, has asked a judge to
either bar prosecutors from seeking the death penalty...
consuls demand 'rights' of squatters be respected
With Mexico taking the lead, representatives
of 14 Latin American countries with consulates in New York have
joined together in a front to demand that local officials respect
the rights of the millions of immigrants who live and work in
this part of the U.S. -- They will also seek, "in an energetic
and active manner, to fight and do away with any manifestation
of racism, intolerance and xenophobia..."
UAVs help border agents nab illegals, drugs
A Hunter unmanned aerial vehicle flown
out of Fort Huachuca as part of a U.S. Border Patrol test program
helped stop four groups of drug smugglers and aided in the apprehension
of 43 illegal immigrants in separate incidents between Monday
and Wednesday. -- Andrea Zortman... said all the marijuana seizures
happened in Santa Cruz Co... [American
Border Patrol has been using similar technology for some
-- Sioux Falls, South Dakota
nailed after leaving infant in cold parking lot
Two parents are charged with child abuse
and neglect after police say they left a seven-month-old boy
outside in the cold. -- Francisco Pinto-Gutierrez and Lacota
Odette Stonearrow were arrested after their child was discovered
in the Kmart parking lot. The father is also an illegal alien
in the United States. -- On a December day when winds blew at
40 miles an hour...
invader pleads guilty to manslaughter
Originally charged with second-degree
murder, transient Raul Espinoza pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced
charge of voluntary manslaughter for the November 2003 beating
death of Rene Morales. -- Morales, a transient from El Salvador
who was apparently traveling with Espinoza, was found dead in
a van parked on West Terry Street.
After Perata's Job?
...Martha Escutia, a member of the Latino
Caucus, strongly backs "One
Bill" Gil Cedillo and immigrant driver's licenses. Kuehl,
the legislature's first openly gay member, aggressively supports
Mark Leno's ceaseless drive for gay marriage. Both positions
are extremely unpopular with mainstream California voters, not
that public opinion means much to this radical duo...
Held in Car Theft Ring That Operated in the South
Lawrenceville, Ga. -- Authorities have
arrested five people they say are part of a large automobile
stealing ring that then sells the stolen cars to unsuspecting
Hispanics around the Southeast. --- "These are Hispanics,
and they are selling these vehicles to Hispanics. They are ripping
these poor people off while they are thinking they are getting
these cars at such a deal."
cops fall from grace in corruption-bloated Mexico
Look, up in the sky! It's the federales,
rappelling down tall buildings to thwart the criminales. -- At
least that was the portrayal in slick television spots touting
Mexico's Federal Preventive Police force and its Spiderman-like
skills. Conceived six years ago as an elite corps of college-educated,
highly paid young officers, it boasted of being insulated from
who abandoned baby 'may be deported'
A teenager accused of abandoning her
newborn in a toilet in June may be deported to Mexico, her lawyer
said Thursday. -- Attorney Miguel Hernandez and the young woman's
family had expected her to be released from Juvenile Hall after
court proceedings ended Thursday. She was supposed to move back
to her sister's Greenfield home and get outpatient treatment
for her problems.
split on growing population of pesky day laborers
Jupiter, Fla. -- The throngs of immigrant
men that line one of this town's main arteries spend their
mornings and sometimes -- if they are unlucky -- their afternoons
waiting. -- They wait for someone who will pay them to bag grass
for the day, to carry shingles up a roof, to unload bricks, to
sex fiend deported
A 20-year-old man has been deported to
Mexico after being convicted of sexually
assaulting three women he worked with at the Culver's restaurant
in Chaska, Minn. -- Luis Garcia-Jimenez is a Mexican citizen.
-- Garcia-Jimenez was convicted of three counts of fourth-degree
criminal sexual conduct. Authorities say two of the victims are
Compassion does not stop at the border,
president tells us. But neither does common sense, fair play
or the rule of law. Having trouble saving for your kids' college?
Try renouncing your citizenship. -- Massachusetts is moving to
become the ninth state permitting illegal aliens to attend its
schools at rates charged to residents. This is a devaluation
of the privilege of citizenship and a reward for law-breaking...
settles immigration case
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
office in Omaha announced Thursday it had received a final restitution
check of $883,675 from Iowa egg producer Austin "Jack"
DeCoster after his guilty plea in 2003 for aiding and abetting
the hiring of undocumented workers. -- DeCoster has paid the
federal government more than $2.1 million...
planning to deport former Irving teacher
Dallas -- A former Irving charter high
school teacher faces deportation after authorities learned that
he violated immigration laws following his conviction for sexually
assaulting a mentally disabled student in Colorado seven years
ago. -- Vladmir Olegovich Brusilov of Russia should have been
deported after the 1997 Colorado conviction...
would allow state police to enforce immigration law
Arkansas State Police officers could
be trained to enforce immigration law under a bill prefiled for
the upcoming legislative session. -- The training is offered
by the federal Department of Homeland Security. House Bill 1012
by Reps. Jeremy Hutchinson, Timothy Chad Hutchinson, and Michael
Lamoureux would authorize the state police to send troopers to
Immigration sweeps case futile
A day after a lawsuit filed over the
apprehension of over 400 undocumented immigrants in Southern
California last June, a senior Border Patrol agent said the action
would accomplish nothing. -- The American Civil Liberties Union
filed the suit Wednesday after the Border Patrol declined to
hand over documents the ACLU requested concerning the raids.
causing California's meltdown
After almost 20 years working for a California
county, I retired from my job as a budget analyst in the County
Administrator's Office. -- I retired early because I could see
no end to California's budget problems. Although the stock market
craziness generated tax revenue at the end of the decade and
paid the rising costs of education, welfare and health care,
the bust followed the boom.
Address Used Illegally For Driver Documents
A state police task force investigating
documents fraudulently obtained from the Department of Motor
Vehicles has zeroed in on a small shop in Danbury that is listed
as a home address on hundreds of licenses or registrations. --
G&A Enterprises, a tiny storefront at 5 Keeler St., caters
to Danbury's large population of Ecuadorian immigrants...
Bush signs impotent Intel Bill into
signed a weak Intel Reform bill into law at 7:07 am Pacific time
today after thanking the open- borders- zealot likes of Rep.
Jane Harman (D-Ca) and Joe Lieberman (D-Ct) for helping to push
the bill. This bill has none of the extremely important immigration
and ID provisions originally recommended by the 9/11 commission.
Mexican demands U.S. protect 'rights' of its invaders
Mexican Ambassador Carlos de Icaza [contact
form] yesterday said millions of Mexican nationals now illegally
in the United States are hard-working residents who take jobs
Americans refuse, but their rights are "completely unprotected"
and the White House and Congress need to find a solution.