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Friday, April 23, 2010

Brewer Should Remember California and Aztlan
Sign "Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act"
American Patrol Report -- April 23  
"I have proudly affirmed that the Mexican nation extends beyond the territory enclosed by its borders and that Mexican migrants are an important, a very important part of it." -- Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo
Let's stop pussyfooting around and face the facts:
"California is going to be a Hispanic state and anyone who doesn't like it should leave." ---Mario Obledo, co-founder, Mexican American Legal Defense Fund   
"[Proposition] 187 was the last gasp of white America in California." ---Art Torres, Chairman, California Democrat Party 
"While I'm saying this part serious, part joking, I think we are practicing la Reconquista in California." ---Mexican Consul General Jose Pescador Osuna
"I have proudly affirmed that the Mexican nation extends beyond the territory enclosed by its borders and that Mexican migrants are an important, a very important part of it." --- Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo
"MEChA has three guiding documents: El Plan de Aztlan, El Plan de Santa Barbara, and the Philosophy of MEChA"  ---Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan - University of Arizona (current)
"Aztlan belongs to those who plant the seeds, water the fields, and gather the crops and not to the foreign Europeans." ---El Plan de Aztlan
 Red Dot Ask Governor Brewer to Sign SB 1070 into law -- (602) 542-4331 or (800) 253-0883

Center for Immigration Studies            sc    
Latest news headlines from CIS   
President Obama urged Congress on Friday to overhaul the nation's immigration laws, saying that inaction would lead to 'misguided efforts' and 'irresponsibility by others.' -- The president also said an immigration bill currently on the Arizona governor's desk was 'misguided,' and said he has ordered his staff to 'closely monitor the situation' to make sure the measure will not violate people's civil liberties...   

Tamar Jacoby (Cheap Labor Hustler) -- Washington Post     
Immigration reform's big moment   
Lots of people cheered this week when it was reported that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had agreed to steer comprehensive immigration reform [read: amnesty] through Congress by year's end. This is a bold, exciting plan -- and if it works, it could be a game-changer...

Dave Gibson -- The Examiner    
It's official... Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signs illegal alien bill into law    
Gov. Jan Brewer just signed Senate Bill 1070, which makes it a crime for illegal aliens to be present in Arizona. The measure will allow local police officers to inquire into one's immigration status and remove those here illegally from the streets for deportation...

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers         
Latest NAFBPO update from south of the border   
Monterrey, N.L., Mex. -- The Consul General of the United States issued a travel warning for U.S. Citizens in Nuevo Leon, the sixth this year, which calls for extreme caution for travelers in Nuevo Leon because of the violence that occurred yesterday at the hotels in Monterrey and the kidnapping of seven people.

KSAZ-TV -- Phoenix           sc   
Riot breaks out at Arizona capitol   
The fight over Senate Bill 1070 took to the streets of downtown Phoenix, as riot Police were called to the Capitol to control an unruly group of protesters. -- Witnesses say a group protesting against SB1070 began to fight with a man who was for the controversial immigration bill... [Related item]

The Examiner     
Reid's immigration push vital to his reelection hopes   
Immigration reform, once considered dead for the year, has been thrown a lifeline by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., whose revival of the legislation could energize his state's Hispanic voters and help save himself from defeat in November...

U.S. Rep. John Boehner -- Big Government    
Lowdown on Obama's latest attempted power grab   
Today I am releasing the following web video highlighting President Obama's financial bailout bill that will impose burdensome regulations and new fees on local banks in my district back in Ohio and other local communities around the country. In addition, Obama's plan rewards top Democratic contributors and promises permanent bailouts...

Marie Jon -- Right Side News -- Kennesaw, Ga.     
America is sending this regime packing   
The American people intend to send President Barack Obama packing in 2012. -- The Obama regime is headed up by the most radical president America has ever had the misfortune to endure. It's pretty much a given that Obama will be forced to depart after the "grassroots" converge on the ballot box this fall...

Fox News    
Arizona Gov. Brewer signs SB 1070 into law   
The anti-illegal immigration bill was signed at 1:32 PM PDT. Thank you Governor Brewer! - UPDATE: Governor Brewer signs illegal alien crackdown bill

KVOA-TV -- Tucson     
SB 1070: Governor Brewer to make announcement at 1:30 PM Pacific   
Governor Jan Brewer will announce her decision on the state's immigration bill, SB1070, Friday afternoon. -- She will make the announcement during a news conference at ADOT Human Resource Development Center at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 23, 2010. [Click here to watch live]

Atlanta Journal-Constitution     
Pro & Con: Should driver's license tests be conducted only in English?   
Put yourself in the driver's seat. You're navigating through crowded, complex Atlanta traffic. You approach these signs "Linke spur endet," or "Lucita Solo," or "Puente de Salir Adelante." For many, these signs simply don't make sense...

KVOA-TV -- Tucson    
U-Haul truck crammed with 67 illegal aliens nabbed  
A U-Haul truck packed with illegal [aliens] was pulled over near Elfrida Thursday by Cochise County deputies. -- Around 5:30 p.m. Thursday deputies pulled over the 26-foot truck after they noticed it was driving erratically on Davis Road...

San Diego Union-Tribune              sc    
Arizona immigration bill may have broad implications   
...There is little question that the Arizona bill could make life more complicated. Rosalva Romero, an organizer with the Coalición de Derechos Humanos, a human rights group in Tucson, pointed out that in Arizona, as in neighboring states, mixed-status families are common. For example, a father and his children might have documents, she said, while their mother does not...

Latin American Herald Tribune -- Caracas, Venezuela  
Ethnic hustlers say Arizona's SB 1070 shows need for amnesty  
Several national Hispanic organizations on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to work on a reform package that provides a solution to the problem of illegal immigration and avoids state initiatives such as an Arizona bill criminalizing [illegal aliens.... criminals]. [The annoying NCLR is involved]

Hot Air     
Liberals cry racism over AZ immigration bill; ignore overwhelming crime   
Arizona is on the brink of passing a tough new immigration law that some are calling racial profiling. The bill would give police the right to arrest anyone they suspect to be an illegal immigrant if they are unable to produce a driver's license or identity papers. -- Naturally, this has the liberals and Latino lobbyists in an uproar...

Washington Times    
Obama tells feds to check Arizona immigration bill, says surrender is solution   
President Obama on Friday said Arizona's proposed law making it a state offense to be an illegal [alien] represents "irresponsibility," and said he's directed his administration to examine the law and see if it violates civil rights. -- The president... said the fact that Arizona is acting on its own is evidence that Congress need to pass a broad bill legalizing illegal [illegal aliens]...

Washington Examiner     
Will Dems 'go for it' on immigration reform?   
Across Capitol Hill, Republicans are asking just one question about Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid: Are they really going to do it? -- Will the president, the speaker, and the majority leader try to pass "comprehensive" immigration reform [amnesty] in a midterm election year that already threatens to be a disaster for Democrats?

Washington Times    
Dick Durbin, RINO Lugar urge halt to illegal alien student deportations   
Two leading senators on Wednesday told the Obama administration to stop deporting illegal-[aliens] students, saying they might soon be legalized by Congress so deporting them now is unfair. -- The move provides a test for how far the Obama administration is willing to go unilaterally in halting deportations of illegal [aliens.... criminals]...

CNS News    
La Raza leader has knickers in twist over SB 1070   
The head of the National Council of LaRaza pleaded with Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Thursday not to sign into law a bill that could become the toughest immigration statute in the nation. -- "It perpetuates the fantasy that we can detain and deport millions of people from our country as a solution to our immigration problems..."

KNXV-TV -- Phoenix     
Governor rumored to be signing immigration bill TODAY   
Multiple sources are reporting that Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has made a decision to sign a controversial immigration bill today. -- ABC15 cannot independently confirm that Brewer will take action today, but she has until Saturday to sign the bill, veto it or do nothing, which would still allow the bill to become law...

KVOA-TV -- Tucson         
Tucson waits for Brewer's action on immigration bill   
With just a few days left until Governor Brewer's action on controversial immigration bill 1070, it is now a waiting game, keeping a lot of people on edge. -- Some Tucsonans say they are waiting in fear, worried not only that the bill would hit the state economically, but that it will divide their families. Others say this bill is necessary to stop illegal immigration...

KVOA-TV -- Tucson     
Death threats close Grijalva's offices   
Arizona Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva is closing his Tucson and Yuma offices Friday at noon because of multiple death threats and threats of violence, according to a spokesperson from his office. -- Tucson police are currently stationed outside his Tucson office. -- It's believed this is in response to Congressman Grijalva's stance on the immigration enforcement bill (SB 1070)...

Associated Press     
Here's Your "Change": Millions face tax increases under Dems budget plan   
President Barack Obama's Democratic allies in the Senate promise to cut the deficit by almost two-thirds over the next five years, but their budget plan could threaten about 30 million people with tax increases averaging $3,700 in 2012 and after because of the alternative minimum tax...

Arizona Republic     
Religious leaders urge Brewer to veto SB 1070   
Several religious groups have urged Gov. Jan Brewer to veto the controversial immigration-enforcement bill. -- Under the leadership of the Arizona Ecumenical Council, heads of more than a dozen groups have written the governor to request a veto...

KGUN-TV -- Tucson     
Arizona officials: Border violence is worsening   
Officials from Arizona told U.S. senators on Tuesday that drug and [illegal alien] smuggling violence along the U.S.-Mexico border has worsened over the last year. -- The officials told senators at a hearing in Washington that the United States hasn't seen the level of violence that Mexico is experiencing in its war against drug cartels...

Greg Sargeant -- Washington Post Blog    
More on Obama's railing against Arizona's SB 1070   
This is pretty big: Obama just now sharply condemned the controversial anti-illegal immigration effort in Arizona, calling it "misguided" and "irresponsible" -- and even said his administration could insert itself into the fight if civil rights are found to be violated...

Mark Krikorian -- National Review     
Spreading the smear   
Just typing "Southern Poverty Law Center" makes me want to scrape off my shoes, but there's a facet of their underhandedness that struck me recently. -- As dishonest and politically motivated as some of their "hate group" listings are, there is a limit to how many of their mainstream political opponents they can label this way...

Washington Examiner     
Former ACORN head calls Tea Parties "bowel movement"
Former ACORN head Bertha Lewis told a group of the Young Democratic Socialists on that they should "do everything [they] can" to build their organization, and then insisted that our times are worse than internment under the Japanese and the years of Jim Crow laws...

Arizona Capitol Times -- Phoenix     
Governor Brewer pledges border assistance, demands federal help   
Law enforcement agencies on the Mexican border will get $10 million in grants, assistance from DPS and increased aerial surveillance under a plan unveiled by Gov. Jan Brewer. -- Brewer also pledged to continue pressing the federal government for increased funding for the Arizona National Guard... krentz

Taiwan News -- Taipei     
Mexico senate urges Arizona gov. to veto law   
Mexico's Senate has unanimously passed a resolution urging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to veto a tough immigration law approved this week, saying it would lead to the persecution and harassment of her state's Hispanics. -- The senate also asked the Mexican government to express its concern to the United States... [More Mexican meddling]

NBC News     
Obama slams pending Arizona immigration law   
President Barack Obama on Thursday criticized a pending Arizona law that would make it a state crime to be in the United States illegally and require anyone suspected of being an illegal [alien.... criminal] to produce identification. -- Such legislation could "threaten to undermine basic notions of fairness that we cherish as Americans..."

Arizona Republic     
CHIRLA agitators behind walkouts at Arizona schools over SB 1070   
...About 65 members from the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles arrived at the Capitol midday Thursday. The 26-year-old organization advocates for the constitutional rights of [illegal aliens] and refugees, spokesman Jorge Mario Cabrera said... [Related item]

Edwin S. Rubenstein -- VDare.com     
The U.K.'s immigration disaster -- and ours   
A U.K. General Election has been called for May 6. All the major parties desperately want to keep immigration out of it. But the fact is that, after 1997, Tony Blair's "New" Labor deliberately triggered a massive influx very comparable to America's post-1965 immigration disaster...

Associated Press     
Meddling Mexicans outraged over Arizona's SB 1070, scream "racial profiling!"   
The Mexican government criticized Wednesday a tough immigration law approved this week by Arizona legislators, saying it could result in rights violations and racial profiling and affect cross-border relations. -- Mexico's Foreign Relations Department said in a statement relayed through Mexico's U.S. embassy that it viewed the measure with great concern... [More Mexican meddling]

KNXV-TV -- Phoenix     
Gov. Brewer calls for more troops along Mexico border   
Phoenix -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer again called for more troops along the state's border with Mexico on Thursday, two days before a deadline for her to approve or strike down the nation's toughest legislation on illegal immigration. -- The Republican governor ordered a re-allocation of state National Guard and law enforcement resources...

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