Why Not Naco?
A Double Fence Is Needed. Why Isn't It Being Built?
are no major impediments to the construction of a two-layered
border fence in the Naco Section. The terrain is relatively flat
and any minor environmental concerns could be handled easily...."
By Glenn Spencer,
March 16, 2007
Here we go again, mass confusion and
obfuscation on the border. On October 26 last year, nearly six
months ago, President Bush signed the Secure
Fence Act of 2006. The SFA was approved by a yes vote of
67% of the House of Representatives and 81% of the Senate. This
is not trivial.
There is a crying need for a fence in the Naco Section. There
are already cameras and sensors all along the section, however
rancher Ladd is constantly harassed by Border Patrol Agents chasing
illegal aliens across his ranch.
-- Prescott (Arizona) Daily Courier
voters have spoken about illegal aliens
This past fall, three issues on the ballot
related to illegal aliens and one to making English our official
language. -- In Yavapai County, each garnered from 53,000 to
59,000 voters or from 75% to 83% giving their approval. Is that
a message? -- For too long state and local police have believed
that anything to do with "illegal" immigration...
urges action on new driver's license requirements
Gov. Ted Kulongoski is urging state lawmakers
to get moving on a new federal law that requires proof of legal
residence to get a driver's license. -- Despite his concerns
about cost and privacy issues raised by the law, Kulongoski worries
that Oregon driver's licenses might no longer be good for boarding
invaders arrested in Chula Vista, Calif.
At least 60 illegal [aliens...
criminals] found in a two-story condominium were turned over
to the U.S. Border Patrol, Said Senior Border Patrol agent Wendi
Lee. -- Lee said she did not know how many were arrested, or
their names. --- The [invaders]
were taken to the Border Patrol's processing facility in Chula
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
president criticizes 'absurd' U.S. border policies
Felipe Calderón said Friday that
U.S. border policies are marred by many "absurd" paradoxes
that hurt the Mexican economy and force more Mexicans to migrate
illegally to the United States. -- ...Calderón criticized
construction of more border fencing and accused U.S. border agents
of slowing the flow of commerce between the countries...
Viejo to put contractors on spot over invaders
With the federal government stalled on
national immigration reform, a handful of local governments around
the country are enacting laws designed to discourage the hiring
of illegal [aliens... criminals].
-- Mission Viejo is poised to become the latest city to try to
crack down on illegal immigration...
in House fired over ID check
On the same day that they passed a bill
toughening penalties for hiring [illegal
aliens... criminals], legislative leaders found one in their
midst. -- Leaders in the Arizona House of Representatives discovered
that a housekeeping employee hired in December had a Social Security
number that did not match federal records.
battles Trans-Texas Corridor
Citing concern for personal property
rights, a Texas lawmaker has filed legislation to delay construction
of the controversial Trans-Texas Corridor, a proposed network
of privately funded, limited- access toll roads seen by some
critics as part of an incremental merger of the U.S., Canada
deportation center to ICE criminal invaders
Durham, NC -- A county in North Carolina
wants to become a leader in the business of running deportation
hubs for illegal [aliens...
criminals]. Alamance County is an enthusiastic participant
in the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)'s program,
and hopes to lead the way with a deportation center that not
says Gonzales will exit soon
News reported Friday night that Attorney
Gonzales will be fired soon, probably after another weekend
of taking shots from Democrats and Republicans alike. -- The
report came on the CBS Evening News. -- Republicans close to
the White House told CBS News chief White House correspondent
Jim Axelrod ...
ordinance passes, 5-2
The Payson Town Council Thursday night
delivered a strong message to employers and landlords. Hiring
or renting to an [illegal
alien... criminal] will result in severe consequences. --
Several people, one who admitted she was in the United States
illegally, addressed the council before the second reading...
Calling a recent immigration raid in
Mendota "a human tragedy that is mind- boggling in its callousness,"
Fresno Mayor Alan Autry on Friday urged the City Council to condemn
federal sweeps that ensnare farmworkers. -- Autry's comments
spurred the Mendota City Council to table a similar proposal
a few hours later...
advocates gear up
Determined to win reform legislation
this year, California immigrant advocates and others are seeking
to better coordinate their movement's efforts by launching a
$4- million national lobbying campaign and a "unity blueprint"
laying out their policy goals. -- As Congress prepares to restart
debate over immigration reform...
-- Human Events
illegal immigration tango
It was fascinating to watch the tango
between President Bush and Presidente Felipe Calderon in the
Yucatan a few days ago. Mr. Bush pledged to try to pass "comprehensive"
immigration reform, while Señor Calderon put forth that
America needs to "do more" for Mexico. -- OK, so what
are these guys really saying?
targeted on immigration
Phoenix -- Companies that knowingly hire
undocumented workers would face felony charges, stiff fines and
possibly be put out of business under legislation approved Thursday
by the House of Representatives. -- The proposed law would require
employers to file an affidavit with the state swearing they do
not knowingly employ people...