Thursday, November 10, 2005
One Man's Story
Hispanic American Citizen Loses Job to Illegals
in Crisis - The Aftermath
What do California and France have in
common? They are both clueless? And sooner or later, they will
both implode. -- In 1972, the release of the Poseidon Adventure
was the big hit of the new summer blockbusters. In the movie,
the cruise ship Poseidon began to sink while Maureen McGovern
began to sing...
-- The Hill
serious about immigration reform
President Bush seems impaled on the false
choice of appealing to the Hispanic vote or enforcing laws against
illegal immigration. Politically, legally and morally there is
no conflict - and there is a great deal of synergy - among these
objectives. -- Bush, searching for a way to recapture the national
agenda, needs to seize this issue and make it his own.
Times -- London
migration to US holds back wages
Increased immigration of low-skilled
workers from Mexico and Central America helps explain the pattern
of low average wage growth in the US, the Congressional Budget
Office said in a report released on Thursday. -- Latin American
workers, with less education than US natives and earning lower
wages, have cut average earnings.
returning to Washington / BC Border
The Minuteman Civil Defense Corps will
return to Whatcom County's northern border with Canada for three
days this weekend in honor of Veterans Day. -- The Minutemen,
who just wrapped up a month- long watch of the border in October,
will watch the border between Blaine and Sumas beginning at 10
a.m. Friday until 4 p.m. Sunday.
nightmare caused by immigration, not 'discrimination'
Everywhere you read that the North African
and black thugs who have been rioting in France for the last
fortnight are the victims of French "racism" and "discrimination".
-- For example, in the New York Post (November 8, 2005), the
neoconservative columnist Ralph Peters declaimed...
-- Human Events
Leaves GOP in Crisis
With the rout of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's
initiatives, Democratic victories in New Jersey and Virginia,
and President Bush's free fall in national polls on job performance,
credibility and character, the Republican Party is in imminent
peril of losing the country.
down of America accelerating
Big changes in a little-known test helped
lift the fortunes of nearly 100 schools in the Chicago area--all
of which recorded big increases in the reading results of immigrant
pupils. -- Facing criticism over the high-stakes reading test
for pupils with limited English skills, the state this summer
made the test easier to pass by cutting the number of questions...
operators accused of helping coyotes
Phoenix -- Thirteen operators of motels
in suburban Mesa were indicted on charges that they rented rooms
to undercover federal agents posing as migrant smugglers and
coached them on concealing their activities, authorities said
Thursday. -- Federal authorities said the 13 people, who either
owned motels or used to own them...
immigration policies have led to Paris' flames
I stopped briefly at Charles DeGaulle
Airport here amidst the riots that have now spread to at least
220 French cities. The headlines and the general nervousness
made me remember Adolf Hitler's famous question to his generals:
"Is Paris burning?" -- Well, Paris survived Hitler's
atrocities. But one wonders whether it will survive the historical
D. A. King
do we lag Arizona, Alabama on enforcing law?
Last week, I returned from my third trip
to Cochise County on the Mexican border in southeast Arizona.
-- Fully one-half of the illegal immigration into our nation
comes through Arizona, a very large part of that through Cochise
County. Border Patrol headquarters in Washington reports that
in the first six months of this year, it apprehended more than
696,000 illegal aliens...
accused of al-Qaida ties
The large chart pictured Osama bin Laden
at the top and one of his former lieutenants, Tawfiq bin Attash,
beneath him. -- A photo of Sam Malkandi of Kirkland was at the
bottom of the chart, directly linked to bin Attash. -- Darrick
Smalley, ICE senior special agent, posted the chart during his
nabbed in Charlotte
Burke County sheriff's deputies detained
eight illegal immigrants Wednesday in Charlotte, after they were
caught outside the city. -- According to police, officer pulled
over a van carrying the eight immigrants -- two of them minors
-- for driving erratically. They were on a nationwide journey
from Arizona to Atlanta, Savannah...
woes, illegal aliens linked
The increase in the number of people
without health insurance has occurred largely because of illegal
immigration, a study found. -- Researchers at the RAND Corporation,
a nonpartisan think tank, analyzed data received from about 2,400
people in L.A. County in 2000 and 2001, and applied that information
to the nation's [illegal
alien... criminal] population at large.
4th night of torchings
Brussels -- Cars were burnt in towns
across Belgium for a fourth straight night on Thursday, and while
Molotov cocktails were thrown no riot-like unrest was reported,
officials said. -- The government crisis centre, which is watching
for any major spillover from violence sweeping France, said firefighters
were called out to incidents...
'Mayor MEChA-Boy' Corrupt? Surprise!!!!
Villaraigosa used a private jet provided by the CEO of Ameriquest
(Roland Arnall) to attend the funeral of Rosa Parks. -- He says
he will personally reimburse the company for the cost of $438.00
(price of 2 round trip tickets on a commercial airline). But
he flew in a private jet, which costs thousands of dollars per
hour to fly...
Daily - U of Minnesota
suspects demand cheap tuition
According to the National Immigration Law Center,
65,000 [illegal aliens...
criminals] graduate from high school in the United States
each year. -- Because they lack documentation, the students are
unable to receive in-state tuition or financial aid. -- Legislators
will reintroduce the bipartisan Dream Act...
of Congress to Testify About Illegal Immigration
Several U.S. lawmakers will testify before
immigration subcommittee on Thursday, giving their perspective
on how illegal immigration affects their communities. -- The
House Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims,
chaired by Rep. John Hostettler (R-Ind.), announced it would
hold a 2 p.m. hearing to address the following questions...
charged with illegal re-entry
A Mexican citizen has been indicted by
a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of illegally re-entering
the United States after being removed from the country in September.
-- The one-count indictment, which was the result of an investigation
by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Pennsylvania
[Scroll down] - With regard to "GOP
mulls ending birthright citizenship": The Citizenship
Clause of the 14th Amendment states, "All persons born or
naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction
thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein
they reside." However, as the framers of that amendment
made clear, not all persons...
News -- Prince William County, Virginia
add fuel to day laborer debate
The Minutemen, a national organization
that seeks to limit illegal immigration into the United States,
has set up shop in Herndon and is adding fuel to the debate on
how to deal with the day laborers who seek work at informal sites
throughout Northern Virginia. -- Between 40 and 50 laborers wait
daily outside the 7-Eleven on Elden Street...