Friday, September 23, 2005
Renzi Adopts ABP
Radar Balloons Can Find Illegals
goes south to 'improve image' with Mexicans
Mexicali, Mexico -- California Gov. Arnold
Schwarzenegger, looking to improve his image with
[Mexicans] at home, proclaimed his friendship for Mexico following
meetings with Baja California Gov. Eugenio Elorduy on security
issues, immigration and a controversial border canal.
nailed with 8 kilos of meth
A man who attempted to smuggle more than
eight kilograms of methamphetamine into the United States at
the Nogales port of entry was arrested Thursday, officials said.
-- The man from Mexico hid the methamphetamine, estimated to
be worth about $150,000, in a compartment that was created for
the pickup truck he was driving...
Human smuggling up on border
Illegal immigrant smuggling across the
Arizona-Mexico border now rivals drug smuggling in terms of money
made through such criminal enterprises, federal authorities on
Thursday said. -- Immigration reform advocates say they aren't
surprised to hear that and said recent efforts to gain control
of the border won't have much of an impact unless the federal
government cracks down...
GOP Has Two Faces
When it comes to immigration, the Republican
Party has two faces. -- One face is shown to Hispanics and business
groups. The other one is shown only to conservative grassroots
supporters. -- Not only do Republican leaders want more immigration,
they want to please both the supporters and the opponents of
suspicious characters seek Mexican government post
Northern Nevada's Mexican American community
will be able to vote Saturday for the person they want to represent
them to the Mexican government. -- Estela Levario- Gutierrez,
manager of ethnic community relations at Truckee Meadows Community
College, and Roberto Nerey, executive director of Unlimited Intervention...
border patrol raises opposition in Texas
Opposition continues to grow in Texas
over next month's Minuteman patrols along the Mexico border with
city, county and community leaders looking to block the group
from setting up observation posts. -- Civic leaders along the
border from El Paso to Brownsville have condemned the pending
patrols, passed resolutions opposing the Minutemen...
Crime Family Expands Throughout US
The Castorena Family Organization is
a large-scale criminal organization with more than 100 key members
who oversee cells of 10 to 20 individuals in cities across the
United States, according to public court documents filed by the
US government in Colorado and in other judicial districts around
Patrol Agent Sentenced to Prison
Odessa, Texas -- A former border patrol
agent convicted of letting drug couriers slip through a checkpoint
was sentenced to 10-1/2 years in federal prison. -- Aldo Manuel
Erives pleaded guilty in May to conspiracy to possess a controlled
substance and was sentenced Wednesday. He admitted that he, his
brother and another agent were paid more than $5,000...
Patrol's 'progress' unclear
Top B. P. officials say they've gained
greater "operational control" along the Southwestern
border, even as the number of arrests of undocumented immigrants
has remained virtually unchanged in the past year and the death
toll has broken all records. --- But a look at the government's
statistics over the entire fiscal year raises questions about
[the] progress report.
-- Los Angeles
Cops Arrested, Charged In SoCal Woman's Death
San Diego, Calif. -- Three Ensenada police
officers have been charged in the death of an Irvine woman whose
body was found in a Mexican jail cell.Three additional officers
were accused of a cover-up, NBC4 reported. -- The names of the
officers were not available.
Daily Editorial POLL ON PAGE
speech" nuts in Boulder under fire
The Committee United Against Hate (CUAH),
charged by the city's Human Relations Commission with identifying
ways to reduce hate in the community, arrived this week at a
plan that, predictably, is long on punishments for the perpetrators
of hateful acts and support for victims of hate crimes, but short
D. A. King
matricula consular ID documenting illegal aliens
What is green and red, includes a photograph,
is needed only by illegal aliens and is issued here in the United
States - by a foreign government? -- No idea? A hint - it's a
photo ID card. -- More clues. -- What is printed in Spanish is
deemed to be a "criminal threat" and a "potential
terror threat" to this country by the FBI...
unqualified nominee for a top job
Even in the surreal world of Washington
politics, this is hard to believe: A Senate committee could approve
a person with virtually no law-enforcement or immigration experience
to head the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency,
one of the most troubled and critical agencies on the front lines
of national security.
prison race riot erupts in California
Chino, Calif. -- It's taken about three
hours for guards to restore order after 200 inmates rioted last
night at prison in California. -- Guards at the California Institution
for Men in Chino used foam bullets, pepper spray and tear gas
to get about 200 inmates back under control.
syndicate busted, cops say
Eight people, including the leader of
an alleged [illegal alien...
criminal] smuggling ring, were arrested Wednesday in Hatch,
and arraigned Thursday in U.S. District Court in Las Cruces.
-- Agustin "El Norteño" Caraza-Alvarado was
arrested Wednesday at his home in Hatch, according to news releases
from the FBI and ICE.
As an immigrant, I wish to respond to Richard
M. Dorsey's letter in which he claimed that "If America
suddenly lost its 11 million illegal labor force, the American
economy would be greatly affected overnight." -- His statement
reminds me of the cotton growers in the South who claimed that
without slavery, there would be no one to pick the cotton!
MS-13 Member Convicted in Herndon Slaying
A member of the Mara Salvatrucha street
gang yesterday became the second person convicted in a regionwide
effort to target the violent gang using broad federal racketeering
laws. -- Alirio Reyes pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in
Alexandria to federal charges in the slaying of a Herndon teenager...
group setting up shop in North County
San Marcos, Calif.-- In response to the
recent deputy-involved shootings in Vista and the formation of
the Minuteman border watch group, local Latino activists say
they are forming the first North County district of the oldest,
largest and most politically influential Latino civil rights
organization in the nation...
Most Americans favor Minutemen
Fifty-four percent of Americans have
a favorable view of the Minutemen volunteers who patrolled portions
of the Mexican border this year, according to a new poll. --
A Rasmussen Reports survey found that just 22 percent have an
unfavorable view of the citizen activists. -- The
Minuteman Project made national headlines in April...
Living on Texas Gulf Hurry Home
Hundreds of Mexicans living on the Texas
Gulf Coast were rushing home Thursday to avoid Hurricane Rita,
while authorities in northern Mexico readied shelters and prepared
for heavy rains. -- In Nuevo Laredo, across from Laredo, Texas,
Mexican families coming from Houston, Galveston, South Padre
Island, Corpus Christi and Pasadena, Texas...
boots out 116 Mexicans on weekly flight
Chicago -- Two men wanted by the Mexican
government on murder charges were two of 116 Mexican nationals
deported last Friday by U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement
(ICE) as part of its weekly removals. -- Nearly half of those
removed, 52, had criminal convictions for violations ranging
from homicide and sexual assault...
policy irks Mexican government lackey Garcia
...Greyhound has asked its workers to
watch out for illegal immigrants who may be on board, but critics
say this sparks racial profiling. -- "For them to require
employees to make that determination, obviously it is racism
- it smacks of racism," said Isabel
Garcia, the Co-Chair of Derechos Humanos, [a gaggle of ethnic
hustlers and Mexican reconquista zealots].
Navarro lives in the La Sierra section of Corona, California.
He is adding a swimming pool to his home. At a meeting of contractors,
that included one of the most prestigious swimming pool builders
in the area, Navarro instructed all in attendance that only Mexicans
would work on his pool. That included Mexican contractors and
brain' apparently behind latest amnesty scheme
White House political strategist Karl Rove is
offering lawmakers new details of an administration- backed guest
worker program that would temporarily legalize the status of
millions of illegal workers, according to Republicans who have
attended the meetings...