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."
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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.
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