Skip to comments.Mexico threatens Arizona over anti-illegals measure
Posted on 01/27/2005 11:00:51 PM PST by ETERNAL WARMING
INVASION USA Mexico threatens Arizona over anti-illegals measure Official says challenge in international courts possible to block voter-passed Proposition 200
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: January 28, 2005 1:00 a.m. Eastern
© 2005 WorldNetDaily.com
A Mexican government official has threatened to use international courts to block an Arizona law meant to limit public benefits and voting rights to legal residents of the U.S.
Foreign Secretary Luis Ernesto Derbez said in a radio interview Wednesday that an international strategy would be used if other attempts to reverse Proposition 200 fail, the Associated Press reported.
"We are seeking all the legal opportunities that exist, first using the legal capacities of the United States itself and ... if that does not work, bringing it to international tribunals," AP quotes Derbez as saying.
Mexican officials have repeatedly complained about Proposition 200, which went into effect Tuesday. The statewide measure denies most taxpayer benefits to illegal aliens and requires state workers to report applicants for such benefits who may not be eligible. It also requires anyone registering to vote in the state to show proof of citizenship and bring a government-issued ID to the polling place.
AP reported Derbez expressed regret that, according to polls, about 40 percent of Mexican-Americans in Arizona supported Prop. 200. The measure passed with 60 percent of the vote.
"It's sad, and it gives an idea of how we have to work to educate even our own Mexican-Americans about why it is important that these proposals are not accepted," Derbez said.
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund has challenged Prop. 200, saying it is "an illegal, impermissible, unconstitutional state attempt to regulate immigration policy, which is a fundamental function and responsibility of our federal government. Proposition 200 is mean-spirited and un-American."
I think it's time American Taxpaying Citizens declared war on Mexico since our government won't do it. How about a taxpayer class action suit to recoup our tax money?
International courts have NO jurisdiction over our affairs in my humble opinion! Are we, as a sovereign nation, going to permit an international court to dictate our internal affairs? When did the state of Arizona relinquish this right to the federal government as the 10th Amendment requires?
Why has this been moved to General/Chat?
To avoid discussion about the subject.
And it appears to have worked.
"International courts have NO jurisdiction over our affairs in my humble opinion! Are we, as a sovereign nation, going to permit an international court to dictate our internal affairs? When did the state of Arizona relinquish this right to the federal government as the 10th Amendment requires?"
They will go to the Hugue because Mexico has had success with the UN courts ruling in their favor in similar cases. However Washington should be viewed powerless to intervene under the authority of the individual states.
We (the Mexican government) are seeking all the legal opportunities that exist, first using the legal capacities of the United States itself and ... if that does not work, bringing it to international tribunals," AP quotes (Mexico's Foreign Secretary)Derbez as saying.
Is the subject matter embarassing to folks around here?
Bring it on chilidog!
However Washington should be viewed powerless to intervene under the authority of the individual states.
The problem with ARizona is that most of those in power are the open borders crowd. They fought this Prop with everything they had. I can't invision them intervening in support.
This is the type of concrete fence (below) that Homeland Security recommends for protecting water reservoirs, etc. It's an incredibly fast type of construction, and it can't be cut like a chain link fence.
If it's good enough for protecting our water supplies, it ought to be good enough for our border!
Click on this link (below), it's animated, and shows how the panels install:
Extremely so. The subject brings in deserved criticism of the President.
I personally want a DMZ of at least 100 miles that I will also use as my private deer hunting reserve, a twofer in my book, third world out, deer hunting in.
Did you see this?
No, it is because the president's blindness, either willful or naive, to the dual threats of Islam and illegals, is his Achilles heel, and there are some on this forum that will stand for no criticism of Bush, however wrong some of his policies may be.
Not yet, thank you!
Think of the Beaches!!
"How about a taxpayer class action suit to recoup our tax money?"
We have a WINNER!!!!
"This time we might keep Mexico...no, bad idea. Nothing would be gained except a headache."
We already have a good chunk of Mexico in California, and it is already devastating!
Yes, we're going to see McCain and that crazy Dem Gov put their hands up and surrender to the big bad international court, claiming they had no choice. This will probably WORK.
This country has a right to not support illegal aliens.
Bring the idea to FAIR, or American Patrol, or another group like that.
It appears Mexico wants their ass kicked, in hopes of receiving a few more U.S. dollars.
Bring it on!
If the Mexican Government GIC=Goons In Charge, didn't steal the earnings and property of it's citizens, they wouldn't be forced to burden the US tax-payers for the neccessities of life. Mexico politicos are Hemorrohoids on our ass,and the only cure is to cover Mexico in Preperation-H
"we have to work to educate even our own Mexican-Americans "
So Mexico thinks that Americans are theirs, too? Arrogance isn't a short suit in Mexico, is it?
" "The Mouse That Roared""
Ah yes, The Grand Duchy of Fenwick"
I have long been pondering learning to speak Spanish and changing to a Spanish Sir name so I can cry and whine for easy money.
You would probably get the money too!!
"Is the subject matter embarassing to folks around here?"
Yes, and I will prove it...
This from the Foreign Secretary of Mexico. Hey Mexian-Americans, how's it feel to be pwned?
Yes I did intentionally spelled it that way. From UrbanDictionary.com
1. pwned A corruption of the word "Owned." This originated in an online game called Warcraft, where a map designer misspelled "owned." When the computer beat a player, it was supposed to say, so-and-so "has been owned." Instead, it said, so-and-so "has been pwned." It basically means "to own" or to be dominated by an opponent or situation, especially by some god-like or computer-like force
Oh well that settles it then. It MUST be unconstitutional on that basis alone.... I'm not quite sure how requiring voter to be citizens is unconstitutional? Heck I thought that the law specifies that only citizens can vote.
I wonder why it's under the topic of conspiracy?
Are you serious?
Do you really consider the objection to Mexico's official insistance that they OR any international kangaroo court should supercede the will of the American people a "single issue"??
The topic says "Conspiracy."
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