Closing In on the
Rorhabacher Says Sutton Lied
||Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN -- February 28
...The once-secret document shows Sutton's office was told by
the DEA that Oscar Aldrete-Davila was implicated in a second
drug smuggling incident while he was under immunity but before
the agents' trial. The evidence that Aldrete-Davila was a serial
drug smuggler was kept from the jury that convicted Ramos and
Rohrabacher: Evidence now emerging suggests that Sutton's
office was notified by the DEA of Davila's direct involvement
of a second offense. Sutton chose to disregard the information,
despite the evidence provided by the DEA.
Wian: Rohrabacher even accused Sutton of lying by misleading
jurors and the public about Aldrete-Davila's drug smuggling history.
a costly problem
The DOJ recently audited 100 illegal
arrested for criminal activity in 2004. Results showed 73 of
them re-offended a total of 429 times. The DOJ calls them 'criminal
aliens.' -- During the year of the audit, there were more than
260,000 'criminal aliens' in America. Too often, results showed
local authorities "catch and release"...
-- Allentown, Pennsylvania
will not be on May ballot
A controversial ordinance on illegal
immigration in Allentown has been shot down. A city council committee
recommended that council not put the referendum on the May ballot.
-- It called for city police officers to be trained to act as
immigration officers. Some members of council have said it's
a waste of resources.
ABP Seeking Volunteers
American Border Patrol has developed
a secure remote camera operating site on its Arizona ranch and
is seeking volunteers to monitor its camera system. Volunteers
will work in teams of two or three in an enclosed facility. Shifts
will run for four hours. -- Please call Mike Christie at (520)
803-7703 between 9 am and 2 pm MST (Mon.-Fri.).
(New York) Star
calls for investigation of federal raid
Members of the South Fork clergy have
called on state and local officials to conduct an investigation
into the arrests last week of 38 people in East Hampton Town
on federal immigration violations. -- On Feb. 20, agents from
[ICE] came to town with arrest warrants for 10 people who had
allegedly ignored deportation orders...
-- Burlington, Vermont
criticizes McCain's immigration plan on N.H. trip
Concord, NH -- Republican Mitt Romney
says Senator John McCain's immigration plan is a bad idea that
didn't work in the 1980s and won't work now. He also says Rudy
Giuliani's support for gun control, abortion and gay rights as
a losing combination in the GOP primary...
Immigration Anarchy - by Daniel Sheehy
"This book is not
just informative but inspiring. Readers will want to join up."
Peter Brimelow, author of Alien Nation and editor of VDare.com
may offer evidence of illegal invaders' impact
A federal judge will allow Hazleton to
present anecdotal and observational evidence of the financial
drain illegal immigrants have on public services. -- U.S. District
Judge James M. Munley's ruling paves the way for city officials
to state their rationale for adopting ordinances targeting illegal
you should boycott the state of Maine
The state of Maine relies heavily on
the tourism industry to pay its bills. As such, the State's license
plates describe it as "Vacationland," and an advertising
campaign at one time promoted this on billboards in the Northeast
that played on the Post Office abbreviation of the State's name:
illegal immigration Texas style
The illegal immigration crisis is so
severe that a major border state which once welcomed illegal
aliens and considered them good for its economy has created a
series of laws to deny them costly taxpayer- funded services.
-- A bipartisan group of Texas legislators have joined forces
to author and introduce a series of bills to end the costly toll...
panel OKs immigration restrictions
Legislation billed as the nation's toughest
on illegal immigrants was approved by a state House committee
Wednesday, as supporters seek to halt public benefits for foreigners
without documents. -- The House Judiciary and Public Safety Committee
voted 14-3 to send the bill to the floor of the Republican- controlled
invader gets 18 months for impregnating 12-year-old
An illegal alien from Mexico was sentenced
in Maryland to a 10- year term for impregnating the 12- year-
old daughter of a family with whom he was living, with 8 1/2 years suspended by the
judge. -- Noberto Vasquez- Fuentes was sentenced under a plea
agreement that included a guilty plea... [More
UA, NAU struggle with how to implement Prop. 300
A proposal going to the Arizona Board
of Regents would give the state's three universities the go-ahead
to implement an initiative passed by voters last year that prohibits
undocumented residents from getting in-state tuition. -- The
proposal would require students who want in-state tuition to
suspect becomes 'Most Wanted'
The manhunt for Manatee County's most
wanted fugitive has caught the attention of the host of Fox's
"America's Most Wanted." -- Saturday night, John Walsh
will profile the international manhunt for kidnapping suspect
Vicente Ignacio Beltran- Moreno [a
previously deported Mexican invader], during a segment of
the one- hour show.
Democrats set to oust Baca as CHC chairman
Civil war within the Congressional Hispanic
Caucus appeared to reach its climax Wednesday night as rebellious
members sought to overthrow their chairman, Rep.
Joe Baca. -- The move, which is still unfolding and could
be averted at the eleventh hour, is an effort to end many months
of turmoil over the allocation of funds to election campaigns...
number of police agencies consider immigration training
Four police departments in Arizona are
considering possible deals with the federal government that would
give a limited number of local and state officers training in
immigration law. -- If the four departments ultimately get the
training, they would join two other agencies in Arizona that
have already have inked agreements with ICE...
could kill 'immigration reform' [amnesty scheme]
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's secret work
on an immigration bill threatens the chance of passing any guest-worker
program this year, warned Sen. Arlen Specter, the top Republican
on the Judiciary Committee. -- "If you want to be in at
the landing, you have to be in at the takeoff," Mr. Specter
of Pennsylvania yesterday cautioned Mr. Kennedy...
Carpenter -- Human Events
Bush insists he is against amnesty, but will not insist illegal
aliens go home in order to apply for legal work status and begin
a path to citizenship. -- This is a dilemma. Shortly before midterm
elections a Tarrance Group poll showed that 46% to 48% of Americans
agreed with the statement that "Any program in which one..."
bill gives each kid $500 at birth
Sacramento, Calif. -- Happy birthday,
baby, here's $500 - courtesy of California taxpayers. -- Legislation
unveiled Wednesday would provide a tax-free, long-term investment
account to every baby born in California, regardless
of the parents' financial or immigration status.
of America just tip of iceberg
Dozens of major United States banking
institutions led by Bank of America are implementing a nationwide
amnesty program for millions of illegal immigrants by accepting
as valid identification Mexico's
matricula consular cards, which are just a "laminated
piece of paper," critics of the plan have charged.
Video Report: Virtual fence fails
ABP's Border Cam was on duty late
last night when a group of illegal aliens snuck across the border.
Despite knowing when and where the aliens crossed the border
and how many of them were involved, agents assigned to the Naco
Station were challenged by so many people running in different
directions. Watch Long
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hit plan to give Mexican trucks U.S. access
Republicans and Democrats yesterday rebuked
the Bush administration for its recent agreement to open the
border to Mexican trucks. -- The White House last week announced
a pilot program allowing up to 100 Mexican trucking companies
to operate beyond the 70-mile commercial zone inside the U.S.
look for Bush on immigration
Democrats sought assurances Wednesday
that President Bush will deliver Republican votes for putting
illegal immigrants on a path to citizenship and creating a guest
worker program. -- The Senate, with Bush's backing, passed a
bill last year that did both, but it wilted into campaign fodder
for November's midterm elections after House Republicans...
carrying up to 19 illegals rolls on I-17
Eight people were taken to hospitals
overnight after DPS said a van carrying 17 to 19 [illegal
aliens] overturned on I-17 on the far north side of Phoenix
- near the Carefree Highway. -- The Department of Public Safety
said at least one of the injured was critically hurt.