The Education of Sarah Palin
Open-Borders is a Dead End
|WCSC-TV -- Charleston, South Carolina
'Willing worker' pleads guilty to sex trafficking
A Mexican man has admitted taking part in a ring that lured young women to the United States and forced them into prostitution. -- Raul Cortes-Meza pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of sex trafficking of a minor. -- The 21-year-old Cortes-Meza was indicted in June on eight counts... [More "family values"]
|Los Angeles Times
'Tan Klan' separatist kook goes off on FAIR's Mehlman
At the height of his hubris, Ira Mehlman, a spokesman for the Federation for American Immigration Reform -- an anti-[illegal alien] organization designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center -- decided that he is better qualified than Latino civil rights leaders to speak to Latino views. What's next, David Duke writing about African American views on affirmative action?...
|Riverside (Calif.) Press-Enterprise
Lawmaker introduces bill to get feds to pay for incarcerating illegals
A Riverside County lawmaker filed a bill to get the federal government to reimburse California for the cost of incarcerating tens of thousands of illegal [aliens]. -- Senate Bill 125, submitted Wednesday by Sen. John J. Benoit, R-Bermuda Dunes, would instruct the state Attorney General to use "all available legal resources" to collect on the debt...
|Los Angeles Times
Pot discovered in lawn statues shipped from Mexico
In a case that could cast suspicion on lawn ornaments everywhere, authorities say they have busted a drug ring that used concrete donkey statues to smuggle $1.5 million worth of marijuana into the Los Angeles area. -- At least 15 people have been arrested in connection with the scheme to ship 1,800 pounds of pot in 200 concrete burros...
||American Patrol Report
Idiot Arlen Specter selling out America... again
That idiot Senator Arlen Specter just said that the U. S. Chamber of Commerce, the open-borders idiots, is the leading spokesman for the conservative movement. -- Contact Congress and stop the Stimulus bill....
|Associated Press sc
Bill would get rid of illegal alien driving cards
Salt Lake City -- A state lawmaker wants to get rid of driving privilege cards for [illegal aliens]. -- Rep. Stephen Sandstrom, R-Orem, says the measure, House Bill 137, isn't meant to punish immigrants, but rather to protect Utahns from national security threats...
Kissinger sent to Russia to cut New World Order deal
It is yet another glaring example there is no difference between Bush, Obama, or anybody else anointed by the global elite to serve as presidential window dressing the Daily Telegraph reports this morning that former Reichsminister of State and Rockefeller minion Henry Kissinger was dispatched by the Obama administration...
||Californians for Population Stabilization
Congress to give 300,000 Stimulus jobs to illegal aliens!
The current version of the Senate’s stimulus bill would provide about 300,000 jobs in the construction industry to illegal aliens since it does not contain the E-Verify mandate of the House bill.....
|Madison (Wisconsin) Capital Times
Illegal alien gets minimum sentence for murdering wife
Julio Marin-Garcia, who told a judge Wednesday he still doesn't recall stabbing his wife to death, will spend at least 20 years of a life sentence in prison -- the minimum for a first-degree murder conviction -- before he can ask to be released...
|Imperial Valley (Calif.) News
Border Patrol busts 12 illegals tied to smuggling
Border Patrol agents Monday apprehended 12 Mexican nationals suspected of illegally entering the country at sea through the use of a smuggling boat. Agents made the apprehension at the Border Patrol checkpoint in San Clemente...
|KTAR -- Phoenix
Wilcox wants Justice Department to investigate inmates' move
Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox has vowed to seek a federal investigation of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's decision to segregate illegal [aliens] in his Tent City Jail. -- "It's a brand new Washington, and we're going to have to use the Justice Department to look into this abuse," Wilcox said after Arpaio moved about 200 convicted illegal [aliens]...
|Steven A. Camarota -- Center for Immigration Studies
Senate Stimulus: 300,000 jobs for illegals?
The Senate Stimulus bill currently being considered contains about $104 billion in new government funding for construction projects with the goal of creating jobs for millions of unemployed Americans. Unlike the House version, there is no provision in the bill to bar illegal immigrants from getting these taxpayer-funded jobs...
|San Diego Union-Tribune
Counties threaten tax revolt against California budget
California counties are throwing another wrinkle into the state's cash crisis as Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and legislative leaders try to agree on a way to erase a $42 billion budget deficit. Several counties are considering some form of tax revolt either filing lawsuits or delaying tax payments to the state because the governor has proposed withholding payments to them...
|Donald A. Collins -- VDare.com
Angry Democrat demands E-Verify be extended, immigration cut off
Recently, NumbersUSA issued a statistic based on the latest data from the US Department of Homeland Security which so shocked and angered me that I have repeated it in several recent Op-Ed pieces. -- Let me say it again: Our government is permitting 138,000 immigrants to enter the US LEGALLY EVERY MONTH...
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
Today's NAFBPO update from south of the border
Organized crime has focused on police agencies. Yesterday two were attacked and resulted in one death and two injured. Twenty-nine police officers have so far been murdered this year. -- Ciudad Juarez went through its most violent day of the year yesterday...
In budget crisis, counties plot tax revolt against California
Counties in California say they've had enough and they aren't going to take it anymore. In what amounts to a Boston Tea Party-style revolt against the state Capitol, they're threatening to withhold money. Los Angeles is considering such an option. And Colusa County supervisors said they authorized payment delays for February... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]
Hispanic Caucus starts petition urging Obama to enact amnesty
Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) joined a prayer vigil on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, vowing to deliver thousands of petitions to President Barack Obama, urging him to keep his campaign promise of "comprehensive immigration reform," including a path to citizenship -- or what conservatives call amnesty -- for the 12 to 14 million people in the United States illegally.
|Daily Record -- Parsippany, New Jersey
Morris tries to prevent another deportation of accused criminal before trial
In its second such request in three weeks, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office will ask a judge to increase bail on a man who is charged with robbing an elderly woman in Dover because of concerns the illegal alien could be deported to his native Mexico before he stands trial...
|Brenda Walker -- VDare.com
Diversity is strength! It's also... selling your 14-year-old daughter?
A recent cultural offense in California got international attention: the Mexican who sold his 14-year-old daughter for cash and beer -- a nasty mishmash of a tale with too many twisted hooks for the press to ignore. The beer angle may have initially attracted friends of the noble brew...
Jobless claims surge to 626,000, highest since 1982
The number of new claims for state unemployment benefits surged to their highest level since 1982, according to official data released Thursday, a sign that the U.S. labor market is deteriorating at a rapid rate. -- Initial jobless claims rose 35,000 to a seasonally adjusted 626,000 in the week ended Jan. 31, the Labor Department reported...
|Raleigh (North Carolina) News & Observer
5 counties push jail deportations
Hundreds more illegal [aliens] will be deported from North Carolina this year, as five new counties begin working with federal immigration agents. -- North Carolina already has a reputation for being among the nation's most aggressive states in rooting out illegal [aliens] in its jails. Eight counties helped deport more than 3,100 inmates last year.
|Rocky Mountain News
Crime boss pleads guilty as part of deal
The head of a crime family accused of running one of the country's largest and most sophisticated fake document rings pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Denver. -- Pedro Castorena-Ibarra is scheduled to be sentenced June 12...
|Riverside (Calif.) Press-Enterprise
Day laborers undeterred by Border Patrol raids
Ignacio Juárez stood on a sidewalk early Wednesday morning at a day-laborer site in San Bernardino, a block from the spot where on Dec. 23 two of his brothers were apprehended by Border Patrol agents and deported to Mexico the next day...
|Gwinnett Daily Post -- Lawrenceville, Georgia
Many illegals in jail
An evaluation by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents has found that 68 percent of the current, foreign-born inmates at the Gwinnett County Jail entered the United States illegally. -- The 26-day evaluation, referred to as a CAP (Criminal Alien Program) surge, concluded Wednesday. In that time span...
|Riverside (Calif.) Press-Enterprise
Border Patrol quota issue leads to shouts
Things got a little raucous outside the Riverside Border Patrol office Thursday as critics of recent immigration sweeps at day-labor sites and agency supporters shouted over one another. -- A handful of protesters representing day-labor groups converged on the station to call for greater transparency...
|San Jose Mercury News
Illegal alien gets prison, deportation in hit-and-run case
Long Beach, Calif. -- A man who eluded authorities for 16 years has been sentenced to a year in jail for a 1992 hit-and-run accident that killed two people in San Pedro. -- A Superior Court judge in Long Beach suspended a six-year prison term for Cristian Lopez Herrera on Wednesday... [See Obama Watch]
Bill seeks limits on hiring foreign bank workers
Two senators on Wednesday proposed requiring bailed-out banks to hire only Americans for one year, after an investigation by The Associated Press showed that banks receiving the most federal aid had requested visas for thousands of foreign workers even as they laid off employees amid the economic collapse...
|Charles Krauthammer -- Washington Post
The fierce urgency of pork
Catastrophe, mind you. So much for the president who in his inaugural address two weeks earlier declared "we have chosen hope over fear." Until, that is, you need fear to pass a bill. -- And so much for the promise to banish the money changers and influence peddlers from the temple. An ostentatious executive order banning lobbyists was immediately followed by the nomination of at least a dozen current or former lobbyists to high position...
|Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Open-borders group carps about ICE round-ups
An immigration enforcement program aimed at making criminals illegally in the U.S. the top priority has largely turned into a dragnet for illegal [aliens] without criminal backgrounds, according to a recent report. -- The Migration Policy Institute examined arrest records and memos from ICE and found...
Mexico drug fighter killed after less than a day on job
Mexico, DF -- A recently retired Mexican army general whose bullet-riddled body was found Tuesday near Cancun had taken over as the area's top antidrug official less than 24 hours earlier, officials said. -- Retired Gen. Mauro Enrique Tello Quiñonez, his aide and a driver were tortured before being killed, said Quintana Roo state prosecutor Bello Melchor Rodriguez y Carrillo...