spurs backlash, usual suspects 'stunned'
It started with the spray-painted, misspelled
"Rapest" on the house of a Hispanic man accused of
sexually assaulting a 9-year-old white girl. Then the house went
up in flames in a suspected arson. -- Confrontations, name- calling
and threats against Hispanics followed. Men roamed the streets
wearing pillowcases with eye holes, and Ku Klux Klansmen in hoods
and robes showed up...
bulletin outlines possible terrorist plot at Texas border
Dirt roads trace pale lines across a
desolate landscape of bald peaks and plunging canyons near Texas'
Big Bend and bridge the international boundary at dozens of improvised
crossings. For decades, these routes have been used to smuggle
drugs and humans. Now there is growing concern they could become
deadly conduits for terrorism...
Norman Grigg -- The New American
Rush"? Well, Duh.
George W. Bush's January 2004 proposal
to extend amnesty to illegal
immigrants, charges the activist group Judicial Watch, "prompted
a surge of illegal border-crossings that the administration then
sought to cover up," summarized a June 28 Washington Post
in invaders' fatal crash indicted
A federal grand jury yesterday indicted
the driver of a van that crashed last month along Interstate
70 in Columbia, leaving five people dead and 15 injured. -- Gelson
Omar Mancilla-Santiago, of Guatemala was charged in U.S. District
Court in Jefferson City with illegally re-entering the United
States after deportation.
-- Myrtle Beach Sun
role casts doubt on McCain judgment
"McCain to Star in Boob Raunch Fest,"
read the headline in the Drudge Report. I don't even know what
that is, but it certainly sounds like something that someone
who's running in a process dominated by Christian conservatives
would prefer not to be caught in.
County Sues Over Immigrant Workers
Faced with the costs of coping with illegal immigrants,
one county is looking to the courts for help - by filing a racketeering
lawsuit against the businesses that hire these workers. -- The
legal theory: that a pattern of immigration violations by employers
is costing Canyon County millions for law enforcement, education
and social services.
union blasts votes against extradition measure
The Los Angeles County deputy sheriffs'
union blasted lawmakers Friday who voted against a measure to
punish Mexico for blocking the extradition of suspected cop-killers.
-- In a series of letters mailed Friday, President Roy L. Burns
expressed the "collective disappointment" of the union's
7,500 members in the Southland at lawmakers...
American Border Patrol is seeking to fill its
Office Manager/Administrator position. Duties include light bookkeeping,
light donor data base management (FileMaker Pro), client relations,
reception and correspondence. This is a very interesting job
with real growth potential...
charged with transporting Mexican invaders
Authorities on Friday charged a Yuma
woman with one felony count of transporting illegal aliens. --
Debra Kay Estes, who has yet to enter a plea, appeared in federal
court before U.S. Magistrate Jay Irwin, who ordered Estes temporarily
remain in custody.
D. A. King
Consuls Increase Budget For Defending Illegals
The Mexican Congress is concerned about
"mistreatment" of its "migrants" in the United
States. -- Luis Ernesto Derbez, Mexico's Secretary of Foreign
Relations: Complaints emanating from the Mexican Congress in
protest of the maltreatment of migrants in the U.S. are "valid,"
California's Population Reach Sixty Million?
Growth is good. And more is better. -- Keep repeating
those two sentences-the mantra of California living-until you
forget about the traffic jam you're stuck in and the overcrowded
school your kid attends. -- A recently released Census Bureau
report charting growth among large cities...
Republican congressional members' constituents
care more about immigration and border security than any other
issue, according to a new congressional insiders poll. -- Seventeen
of the 37 Republican House and Senate members who responded to
the National Journal's survey identified immigration as the issue
"most on the minds of your constituents these days."
Diego Democrats: Impeach Bush
The San Diego County Democratic Party
Central Committee passed a resolution calling for the impeachment
of President Bush, Vice President Cheney and Defense Secretary
Rumsfeld for "high crimes and misdemeanors." -- The
committee, in a vote Tuesday, asked Congress to begin immediate
on the Edge: US/Mexico Border
To most of America immigration is a distant issue.
But that's not the way those in Arizona and other border states
view this topic. In those states illegal migration is a very
serious issue which threatens not only our culture and our safety
but jeopardize the very principals of the American way of life
as we know it....
Salt Lake City
using stolen SSNs targeted
Arrest warrants have been issued for
five illegal [aliens... criminals]
who fraudulently used the Social Security numbers assigned to
Utah children to get jobs. -- Utah Assistant Attorney General
Rich Hamp say the an ongoing investigation could eventually land
hundreds of [illegal aliens] in jail.
Patrol agents catch African illegals
McCook, Texas -- Ethiopians headed into
the Valley Friday morning were intercepted by Border Patrol agents.
Four of them were in custody, and agents said 11 more were caught
around noon. -- It was unclear if they were all from Africa,
but they were transported to McAllen's Border Patrol station...
deported Mexican invader/coyote charged
A federal grand jury handed up six Tyler
indictments this week, including an illegal alien accused of
transporting 16 illegal [aliens] through Wood County. -- Jose
Joaquin Ibarra- Calderon was indicted Wednesday with transporting
Jose Carmelo-Cruz and 15 others from Arizona to Wood County on
June 17 for financial gain.
City (Colorado) Daily Record Editorial
must face immigration
The battle over immigration reform has
been engaged, and it doesn't suffer from lack of information.
The interpretation of that information, however, is another story.
-- A recent report in ColoradoBiz magazine shows the dichotomy
of views. -- The debate hinges on a few major battlefields...