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|America's Most Wanted -- September, 2008
A Hit-and-Run On Horseback
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Dennis Kaiser's family says he lived every day to ride.
He was worked as a horseback trail guide at a ranch not only because of his love for horses, but because he wanted to make enough money to purchase his own.
His hard work paid off when he was able to bring home his new companion, Matches. What Dennis did not know was that two weeks later, he would never ride Matches, or any horse, ever again.
KVOA-TV -- Tucson -- May 31, 2011
Man featured on 'America's Most Wanted' arrested by BP agents
A suspect featured on an episode of America's Most Wanted was arrested by Border Patrol agents at the Casa Grande Station yesterday - the man is an illegal immigrant wanted in Des Moines, Iowa for a 2008 vehicular homicide.
Feliciano Diaz, a 25-year-old from Chiapas, Mexico, was arrested by Border Patrol Station agents for being in the United States illegally. The Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System revealed an active warrant for his arrest in Des Moines for a Vehicular Homicide, Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution and other related charges, according to Customs and Border Protection officials.
Diaz was in the August 1, 2009 episode of America's Most Wanted, highlighting a hit and run accident that he was involved in which left a horseback trail guide and his horse dead on September 26, 2008.
|Arizona Republic -- Phoenix
Judge says new law won't help Cochise County rancher
A new Arizona law that retroactively prevents courts from granting punitive damages to illegal [aliens] will not help rancher Casey Nethercott, a Cochise County judge ruled Tuesday. -- The Legislature earlier this year passed a law to make a 2006 referendum apply to cases dating back to 2004. The law was targeted at helping rancher Roger Barnett, who had lost a civil lawsuit...
Law enforcement preparing to enforce new state immigration law
Columbus, Ga. -- With a month to go before Georgia's law cracking down on illegal immigration enters into effect, law enforcement agencies are working to determine how it will affect them. -- Police departments and sheriff's offices around the state are drawing up policies to provide guidelines for their officers and deputies about what the new law enforcement provisions will and will not allow when they take effect July 1...
|New York Daily News
N.Y. governor pulls state out of federal Secure Communities program
New York State is suspending its participation in the controversial Secure Communities program that shared the fingerprints of anyone arrested with immigration officials. -- Gov. Cuomo made the announcement Wednesday, saying there's mounting evidence the program, rolled out just five months ago, isn't working...
|Jim Kouri, CPP -- The Examiner
DHS endangers lives, ignores MS-13 plots
Secretary Janet Napolitano and the Department of Homeland Security endangered the lives of federal officers by waiting months to alert them of a notoriously violent Salvadoran gang's plots to murder Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents and their families, according to an investigation by a Washington, D.C. watchdog group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption...
|The Denver Channel
89% of workers at dairy farm illegal, say feds
Fort Morgan, Colo. -- A routine inspection at a Morgan County dairy farm revealed that 89 percent of its employees -- or 53 workers -- were not authorized to work in the United States, the Department of Homeland Security announced Wednesday. -- Twenty employees of the Wildcat Dairy, at 24268 Morgan County Road 21, were also arrested, suspected of using forged Social Security and Alien registration cards...
ICE has released over 8,000 criminal aliens into U.S. since 2009
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, which is responsible for enforcing U.S. immigration laws inside the country, has released more than 8,000 illegal aliens convicted of crimes onto the streets of the United States since fiscal 2009, according to ICE data released by House Judiciary Chairman Lamar Smith (R.-Texas)...
|Peter Barnes -- Fox Business
Rep. Paul to Fed: Tell us everything, or else
The chairman of the House subcommittee that oversees the Federal Reserve demanded Tuesday that the Fed fully disclose details of billions -- perhaps trillions -- in secret emergency loans it made to almost every major bank in the U.S. and overseas during the financial crisis or face a congressional subpoena for the information...
|Robert Scheer -- TruthDig.com sc
Geithner and Goldman, thick as thieves
What was Timothy Geithner thinking back in 2008 when, as president of the New York Fed, he decided to give Goldman Sachs a $30 billion interest-free loan as part of an $80 billion secret float to favored banks? The sordid details of that program were finally made public this week in response to a court order for a Freedom of Information Act release, thanks to a Bloomberg News lawsuit...
|News & Observer -- Raleigh, NC
Bill would require employers to use E-Verify
North Carolina employers would be required to make sure that none of their new hires are illegal [aliens], under a new version of a bill that surfaced in a House judiciary committee meeting this morning. -- Businesses with 25 or more employees would have to use the federal E-Verify electronic database to determine the legal status of job applicants. The state already uses the database for potential state employees...
|Alan Caruba -- Family Security Matters
Global warming charlatans feel the heat
The University of Virginia, after vigorously resisting a Freedom of Information Act (FOI) request for data related to the emails of Michael Mann, was the subject of a court order to make them available. While global warming is known worldwide for its claim that manmade warming would doom the Earth, the names and machinations behind the fraud are far less well known...
|Tyler Durden -- Zero Hedge
Horrible economic data continues
The latest economic data is out and it is horrendous: with expectations for the ADP employment number to come at 175K, following a downward revised 177K print previously, it tumbled to a puny 38K in May. While this number is extremely irrelevant in terms of correlating to the actual NFP number due out this Friday...
Mexico arrests police chief, soldiers for gang ties
Mexican authorities said that they had arrested a group of 25 people, including a local police chief and nine soldiers, for suspected ties to the notorious Zetas drug cartel. -- The members of the Mexican security forces, detained over two days in the central Hidalgo state, were allegedly protecting Zetas members, said Damian Canales, the state's top public safety official...
|WCBS-TV -- New York
Two City Council members back bill requiring English store signs
New York may be a melting pot, but two city council members reportedly want to make sure that English is front and center. -- Peter Koo and Dan Halloran are sponsoring a measure that would require store names and addresses be written in English. -- They say they're concerned about the proliferation of shops and stores that have store names written in other languages...
Mexican drug link probed in ambush murder of Texas lawman
The death of a Bexar County sheriff's sergeant who died in a hail of gunfire as he sat in his patrol car is being investigated for a possible connection to Mexico's drug cartels, county officials said on Tuesday. -- Sergeant Kenneth Vann was "targeted because he represented the government," Sheriff Amadeo Ortiz told Reuters...
|Citizens' Voice -- Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Barletta introduces bill to punish 'sanctuary' cities
Cities that shield illegal immigrants should lose federal funds, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta said Tuesday when introducing a bill to stop the money flow to so-called sanctuaries. -- The Republican from the 11th Congressional District said his legislation, H.R. 2057, would fight fraud and terrorism...
|Center for Immigration Studies
Deception and disorder in immigration court
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing two weeks ago on the immigration courts, the Justice Department's appeals system for aliens challenging deportation. To contribute to this reassessment of an important component of America's immigration infrastructure, a new report from the Center for Immigration Studies examines the serious problems in our immigration courts and offer solutions to address them...
|Infowars -- Austin, Texas
Texas moves to bring back anti-TSA groping bill
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who played a pivotal role in sabotaging a bill that would have criminalized TSA groping in the state's airports, has written a letter to Gov. Rick Perry asking for a special session. -- Only the Governor may call the Legislature into special sessions, unlike other states where the legislature may call itself into session...
||Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas
Texans! Special legislative session called
The 81st Legislature ended with a Democrat filibuster of a key budget bill preventing it's passage. The Texas Constitution requires the Legislature to pass a budget, and a Special Session has been called by the Governor to start today. Lt. Gov. Dewhurst already announced that the 2/3 rule will not be in effect.... [Note: Also demand they take up the bill that would make groping by the TSA a felony]
|San Francisco Chronicle
Hispanic population growing fast in South, Midwest
California still has more Hispanic residents than any other state, but new U.S. Census Bureau figures show that the rest of the country is trying hard to catch up. -- Census demographers said Tuesday that while the Golden State's Hispanic population boomed 27.8 percent over the past decade, to 14 million, the number of Hispanics nationwide grew much faster - by 43 percent, to a total of 50.5 million...
Georgia immigration reform bill stresses growers
Atlanta -- It's as dependable as the turning of the seasons itself. Every spring, migrant workers -- many of them by all accounts illegal [aliens] -- work their way north picking fruits and vegetables, first in Florida, then in Georgia, then farther north. -- But this year, growers say, many of those workers are bypassing Georgia, concerned about provisions in a new state law that imposes tough penalties for using fake work documents and allows police broader latitude to check immigration status...
65% say those who hire illegals bigger problem than illegals themselves
When it comes to illegal immigration, voters see the job as more to blame than the job applicant. -- A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 65% of Likely U.S. Voters feel that employers who knowingly hire illegal immigrants are a bigger problem than the illegals who are seeking a job. Just 17% say the illegal immigrants seeking a job are the bigger problem. Eighteen percent (18%) are not sure...
|Gainesville (Ga.) Times
Georgia House Speaker David Ralston discusses immigration, etc.
...As tough as that issue was, immigration was the most complex one lawmakers grappled with, Ralston said. -- House Bill 87 cracks down on illegal immigration by increasing some enforcement powers and requiring many employers to check the immigration status of new hires. -- "It is based on the view that here in the United States of America, we are still a nation that observes the rule of law," Ralston said...
|KVOA-TV -- Tucson
2-month operation yields over 700 arrests, $4.4m in pot
A two-month "Alliance to Combat Transnational Threats" operation run by multiple agencies in the Silver Bell Mountains resulted in 732 illegal immigrant arrests, and the seizure of more than 8,900 pounds of marijuana and 17 weapons. -- The operation, which ended on may 20, was lead by the Tucson Sector Border Patrol, who was focused on apprehending smugglers...
|Dave Gibson -- The Examiner
Obama... the food stamp president
Since Barack Obama took office, the number of Americans enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has risen by 39 percent. -- In November 2008, when Obama was elected, there were 30,884,729 Americans on food stamps. However, by the end of March 2011, there were 44,587,328 Americans receiving food stamps...
|Allan Wall -- VDare.com
Can we kick meddling Mexican Arturo Sarukhan out of the U.S.?
In case you hadn't heard, Carlos Pascual, U.S. ambassador to Mexico, resigned his post on March 19, and is awaiting his replacement. -- Officially, Pascual resigned, but he did so under duress. His problem was that he had fallen out of favor with Mexican president Felipe Calderon. Essentially, the President of Mexico hounded him out of office... [See Meddling Mexicans]