- New York Times
Immigration Problems Move From Cities to Suburbs
"While the nature of illegal immigration
makes exact numbers hard to come by, the Pew Hispanic Center,
a nonpartisan research organization, estimates that the [illegal
alien] population jumped by 25 percent from 2000 to 2004, to
at least 10.3 million. About 20 to 25 percent of the entire construction
work force in this country..."
Valley Press -- El Centro
Rep. Filner whines about border watchers
With militia Minutemen patrolling the
border less than an hour from Imperial Co. this past weekend,
Rep. Bob Filner, D- Chula Vista, criticized the effort, saying
the citizen groups take the "wrong approach" to border
security. -- "We have a history of leaving law enforcement
to law enforcement officials," said Filner... [and they've
proven to be useless, just like Filner and his ilk.]
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...
looms for illegals allegedly raised in U.S.
Phoenix -- For Luis Nava, [an illegal
alien] facing deportation after spending all but two years
of his life in the United States, his native Mexico is really
a foreign place. -- He said he wasn't sure of his immigration
status when he and three other Phoenix high school students were
apprehended by authorities during a school trip...
chief says citizen volunteers could form patrol auxiliary
The top U.S. border enforcement official
said in an interview Wednesday that his agency is exploring ways
to involve citizen volunteers in creating "something akin
to a Border Patrol auxiliary" - a significant shift in rhetoric
that comes after a high- profile civilian campaign this spring
along the Arizona- Mexico border.
||D. A. King
Labor, And Tragedy, In Georgiafornia
Another from the "why do you think
I call it Georgiafornia" file. -- From this morning's Atlanta
Journal-Constitution : "A highway worker was killed and
another injured Tuesday afternoon when they were struck by a
rental truck while picking up trash on I-20 at the Newton- Walton
from Jersey getting N. C. driver licenses
Courts in northern New Jersey are having
trouble with fraudulent driver's licenses turning up in the hands
of illegal immigrants, but they aren't licenses issued by the
Garden State. -- They are licenses given by North Carolina to
illegal immigrants who live in New Jersey but who come to the
Tar Heel State by the busload or vanload to get the document
that allows them to drive, work, bank and rent housing...
to announce counterfeit document ring indictment
Federal prosecutors in Denver are expected
to announce Wednesday the dismantling of one of the nation's
largest ever counterfeit document rings, which catered mostly
to illegal immigrants. -- Authorities have indicted a man who
they think is the ringleader of the organization. He has been
identified as Pedro Castorena- Ibarra. He is a Mexican citizen
and may still be living in Mexico.
to widen searches for illegal aliens
Gov. M. Jodi Rell on Tuesday announced
that Connecticut has received a $449,000 federal grant to combat
"human trafficking" in illegal immigrants. -- Commissioner
of Public Safety Leonard Boyle said in an interview that the
money would be used to train local and State Police to spot illegal
wants Lewis ousted
Holding posters and waving large and
small American flags, a small group lined the sidewalk Tuesday
near Rep. Jerry Lewis' district office, exhorting the public
to vote him out. -- What prompted the [protest] is legislation
to cut off financial aid to countries refusing to extradite suspected
U.S. cop killers who fled to their shores...
PIO Press Release
Patrol Arrests Pair Convicted of Heinous Crimes
Monday, CBP Border Patrol Agents in the
Tucson Sector apprehended yet two more illegal aliens with previous
criminal convictions in the United States. -- At about 1:30 pm,
agents from the Tucson Station apprehended a group of illegal
aliens west of Sasabe, Arizona, who had illegally crossed through
-- San Diego
Shows Bush's Credibility Slipping
Washington (AP) -- A growing number of
Americans are apparently questioning President George W. Bush's
honesty and effectiveness. -- A poll by the Pew Research Center
says 46% of Americans who were surveyed don't think Bush is trustworthy.
That's compared to a Pew poll in 2003 in which 62% found him
-- Los Angeles
illegal alien escapes from So. Cal. jail
Castaic, Calif. -- A manhunt was under
way Wednesday morning for a prison-bound inmate who apparently
escaped from Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department custody
at the Pitchess Detention Center, authorities said. -- Bairon
Perez walked away from his work assignment at 8:55 p.m.
Possible After Man Assaults Diplomat
A Vietnamese immigrant who lives in Gwinnett
County is facing possible deportation after being arrested for
punching a Vietnamese official during protests of a historic
visit last month. -- Federal authorities arrested Tuan Phuoc
Le and accused him of assaulting Nguyen Quoc Huy, vice chairman
of the Vietnamese prime minister's office...
member arrested in raid
The war against Greeley gangs stepped
up another notch Tuesday when federal agents launched a raid
on gang members who are in the United States illegally. -- Agents
from Immigration and Customs Enforcement along with Greeley and
Evans police departments took part in a series of raids Tuesday
push starts for border police
Proponents of a plan to create the nation's
first state border police have received approval to start collecting
signatures to put it on the ballot. -- They have until Dec. 12
to collect the 598,105 signatures they need to place the measure
before voters in June. -- The proposed initiative would establish
a statewide police force that would enforce federal immigration
Intermarriage Swamped By Hispanic Immigration
Last week, I noted that immigration enthusiast
Joel Kotkin has claimed that roughly 30 percent of second-generation
Hispanics wed people from other ethnic groups, so assimilation
is working and we are headed for a multiracial nirvana. I said
I would investigate Kotkin's claim...
One of the most frequently asked questions
I hear is this: Why does the federal government refuse to accept
its responsibility to enforce immigration laws and border security?
-- Now the answer is becoming clear. -- And it's not pretty.
-- The shadow government the elitists do indeed have
News -- Longview, Washington
County GOP blames illegals for meth epidemic
There are too many illegal
immigrants in this country, and it's time for elected officials
to do something about it, Columbia County Republicans are saying.
-- A resolution passed by the party's central committee last
month blamed immigrants for placing a burden on the social welfare
system, smuggling methamphetamine into the country...
-- Bayou Buzz
Bill Would Stem The Flood Of Illegals
The United States is facing a crisis
of unprecedented proportions on our U.S./Mexican border. Due
to lax border enforcement, approximately 15 million illegal aliens
are now in the country, leading to a security and financial catastrophe
in the making for the United States. To deal with the problems,
a bill was introduced yesterday...
police issues citations for day laborers, employers
Mesa, Ariz. -- Police have started charging
laborers and the drivers who pick them up at a particular intersection
in Mesa with criminal trespassing. -- The southeast corner of
Gilbert and Broadway roads is one of the most popular spots for
day labor pickups along the Broadway corridor.
DOT exposed as illegal alien employer after accident
A highway worker was killed and another
injured Tuesday afternoon when they were struck by a rental truck
while picking up trash... -- Authorities said both workers, who
were working as contractors for the Department of Transportation,
were illegal immigrants. The one who was injured was a boy about
14 years old.
of the Day
Following up on yesterday's photo, the first
photo below clearly shows someone lying on the ground in an unusual
manner. The second photo shows someone sitting nearby. Photo
evidence suggests still others nearby...