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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Should We Finish the Fence?
Will Pelosi Support DeMint?
American Patrol Report -- October 1  
    On July 8 the Senate passed the DeMint Amendment to complete the border fence.
    "The American people were promised a secure border fence three years ago and it's time to make it happen," said Senator DeMint.
    "Our southern border has become a battleground for illegal immigration, drug trafficking, and human trafficking, and it's vulnerable to terrorists. Unfortunately, our government has dragged its feet for years and tried to use untested and insecure 'virtual' fencing instead of actual, physical fencing."
    As reported by American Border Patrol, DHS has completed only 35 miles of double-layered fence instead of 700 miles as required by law and much of what the DHS claims is fencing isn't fencing at all but next-to-useless vehicle barriers.
    The debate over the DeMint amendment is now stalling the reconciliation of the 2010 Homeland Security spending bill.
    "Properly designed border fencing cuts illegal immigration dramatically and can save money," said Glenn Spencer of ABP. "Everyone should call and demand that the double fence be completed - and not some piecemeal approach." (Click here for contact info)

Heritage Foundation      sc     
Just give illegals amnesty and jobs... who cares about U.S. citizens?   
The Obama Administration just cannot make the New York Times editorial board happy when it comes to immigration policy. First, the Obama Administration ends the practice of detention and removal of illegal [aliens] caught during work site raids. Then, the Obama Administration decides not only shouldn’t they detain and remove illegals...

Carl Braun -- The Examiner     
US Unemployment up. Diversity Visa Lottery continues...   
The August unemployment rate for the United States was 9.7%, the highest it has been since June of 1983. Despite all of these Americans out of work, the government still plans on allowing another 1million plus people to immigrate to the US this year. In addition to that, something called the Diversity Visa Lottery kicks off on October 2nd...

Center for Immigration Studies        
Daily news from CIS   
A Peoria police officer is helping to combat gang-related crime and illegal immigration across the state. An officer from the department has been assigned to the state's Gang and Immigration Intelligence Team Enforcement Mission Task Force for an additional year...   

Has illegal immigration been good for downtown L.A.?   
Has illegal immigration been good for downtown Los Angeles? Has it made it more inviting for Fortune 500 companies who might want to open offices or more appealing to tourists?

Fontana (Calif.) Herald-News         sc    
Group expresses support for 287 (g) program   
Representatives from a group opposed to illegal immigration spoke during the public comments section of the Fontana City Council meeting last week. -- Raymond Herrera of We the People, California Crusaders praised the DHS 287 (g) program, which he said allows trained law officers to investigate an illegal alien who has committed a felony on U.S. soil...

Business & Media Institute     
Ron Paul warns of violence from pending dollar crisis   
Scary times ahead? Perhaps, if you take credence in what Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, says. -- Paul, who had a strong grassroots following during the 2008 presidential election, explained on Glenn Beck’s Sept. 30 radio program that perilous times lie ahead due to the Federal Reserve’s loose monetary policy...

American Border Patrol          
Photo of the day   
Will this do the job?: New U.S. Border Patrol station under construction south of Sierra Vista, Arizona...

American Border Patrol    
More on Napolitano's 'task force' and 287(g)   
The task force that recommended the scaling back of 287(g) included the likes of Ray Borane, the open borders mayor of Douglas Arizona, the Chairman of the Tohono O'odham Tribe whose reservation stretches into Mexico, and "Lupe" Trevino, Sheriff of Hidalgo County on the Texas-Mexico border. -- These people were hand-picked by Janet Napolitano.

Prison Planet -- Austin, Texas     
Bilderbergers want global currency now    
Bilderberg has had front-men call anew for creating a global currency and establishing major European Union-style regions for the administrative convenience of a planned world government. Both steps were taken in September, one by the new Bilderberg-crowned prime minister of Japan and one separately by the UN... [See NWO Treason Watch]

McAllen (Texas) Monitor     
"Task force" advises limiting federal immigration arrest program   
A U.S. government task force recommended Wednesday that the federal Department of Homeland Security scale back an initiative that allows local authorities to enforce the country's immigration law. -- The so-called 287(g) program... should be limited to identifying illegal immigrants in state prisons and county jails...

Report: 90% of U.S. borders are not 'effectively controlled'   
As the new fiscal year begins, the Department of Homeland Security's Annual Performance Report indicates that the department has no plans to increase control of U.S. borders beyond the 894 miles they now claim to have under "effective control." [Depend on American Border Patrol to tell you what's really going on with the fence]

San Jose Mercury News     
ACORN suspends programs in San Jose and East Bay   
San Jose's ACORN has closed its first-time homeowner program in the wake of the scandal that has also cost the national group its federal funding. -- Allison Chadwick, a national spokeswoman for ACORN Housing, said all of its offices, including San Jose and the East Bay chapters, would suspend classes for first-time home buyers. However, foreclosure advice would continue...

KRGV-TV -- Weslaco, Texas     
Local authorities make border security recommendations  
New recommendations to keep our borders safe and commerce moving are heading to the Homeland Security Secretary. The list of 19 recommendations comes from the Home Security Advisory Council. -- The recommendations includes hiring more customs officers, checking traffic heading south...

Here's Your 'Change': 40 million living in poverty    
The overall poverty rate in the US rose to 13.2 percent in 2008, as workers across all sectors of the economy became jobless and increasing numbers of families were forced into destitution, according to a new government report. Real median household income also declined by 3.6 percent...

Rush Limbaugh     
California mother understands what the charlatans in D.C. are up to    
An EPIC call to the Rush Limbaugh show. -- A passionate, conservative California mother calls the show... a mother who understands this is about MUCH MORE than healthcare reform...

The Hill -- Washington     
Senators turn back ID requirement for alien healthcare   
Senate Finance Committee Democrats rejected a proposed a requirement that immigrants prove their identity with photo identification when signing up for federal healthcare programs. -- Finance Committee ranking member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said that current law and the healthcare bill under consideration are too lax and leave the door open to illegal [aliens]...

Salt Lake Tribune    
Gang sweep results in 76 arrests   
A two-month gang enforcement operation netted 76 gangsters who are now facing deportation or criminal charges, U.S. ICE announced Wednesday. -- The agency worked with the Utah Attorney General's office and the Utah U.S. Attorney's office as well as local law enforcement agencies on the sting, dubbed "Operation Community Shield."

Brownsville Herald     
Federal officer arrested in alien smuggling case   
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer was arrested Tuesday for his role in an alien smuggling operation, officials said. -- Javier Cavazos, 50, a CBP officer for 16 years, has been charged with alien smuggling, said CBP spokesman Eddie Perez. Details of Cavazos’ arrest were not available Wednesday afternoon...

Associated Press     
Suspected illegal alien pleads no contest in fatal Omaha collision   
A 27-year-old man has pleaded no contest to charges stemming from a collision that fatally injured a 4-year-old Omaha girl. -- Eleazar Rangel-Ochoa made the pleas Tuesday to a charge of driving under suspension and 1 of misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide... [See Crime Watch]

KGTV -- San Diego          
ACLU blames US government for illegal alien deaths   
In a newly released report, the ACLU blames the US government for illegal alien deaths in the desert. -- Of course, this has been picked up by the mainstream media morons, and reported faithfully on US television... [Related item] [Thanks to 'Lone Wolf' for uploading the video to YouTube]

Brenda Walker -- VDare.com     
California nightmaring, with mass immigration a key demon   
The Golden State has been drowning in a maelstrom of self-created misery. A budget crisis of monumental proportions is exacerbated by one of the country's worst unemployment rates, 12.2 percent in August. -- But what's really disturbing is the refusal of Sacramento to make the fundamental changes needed... [See Cal Meltdown Watch]

Californians for Population Stabilization        
Tell Governor Schwarzenegger we need E-Verify    
Governor Schwarzenegger has yet to take a position on the bill passed by the legislature that would restrict usage of the federal E-Verify system in California...  

Mountain Xpress -- Asheville, NC     
Bailey defends vote on illegal alien students   
On Sept. 17, the North Carolina Board of Community Colleges voted 20-1 to allow [illegal aliens] to attend the state's community colleges. Two of those "yes" votes came from local board members: K. Ray Bailey, a Buncombe County commissioner and former president of A-B Tech...

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers         
Latest NAFBPO update from south of the border   
La Familia Michoacána recruits youths between the ages of 14 and 17 years as new members, to perform surveillance duties. Depending upon their performance, they are integrated into bribe collection cells and ultimately trained to be assassins...

KY3-TV -- Springfield, Mo.     
Obama "Birther" infomercial airs in Springfield  
Almost nine months into his presidency and there are still groups questioning Barack Obama's U.S. citizenship. -- And now the so-called "birther" movement has taken to the airwaves right here in Missouri. -- A fundamentalist Christian group has teamed up with a right-wing legal foundation...

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