Skip to comments.DAY 8: Minuteman Caravan to D.C. - 7pm rally tonight in Greensboro, NC (Canceled!)
Posted on 05/10/2006 8:30:07 AM PDT by doug from upland
The Minuteman Caravan rolls into real patriotic country tonight -- Greensboro, NC. The rally is set for 7pm. Please join them if you are anywhere in the vicinity.
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Tomorrow its Richmond, VA, then the caravan rolls into D.C. on Friday.
God Bless and Protect America from all enemies!!
4 Charged With Hiding 76 Illegal Immigrants
Associated Press ^ | May 9, 2006
Posted on 05/10/2006 8:28:31 AM PDT by kingattax
COVINGTON, Ky. Four men who work for a Kentucky-based construction company were charged Tuesday with harboring illegal immigrants after federal investigators found dozens of undocumented workers at three of the company's construction sites.
A raid Tuesday at home sites in Hebron, Union and Florence revealed 76 undocumented workers laboring as subcontractors at the sites.
The arrests were the result of a yearlong investigation into the home-building company by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the IRS-Criminal Investigation Division and local authorities.
Timothy Copsy, Doug Witt, William Allison and Bill Ring each face one count.
The men _ who work in supervisory roles for Fischer Homes, part of the Fischer Group in Crestview Hills, Ky. _ were arrested and charged in U.S. District Court. They face up to 10 years in prison and $250,000 in fines. All four men posted bond and were released.
The workers may face federal misdemeanor charges and others could face administrative immigration violations, said Dean Boyd, a spokesman for ICE.
According to the complaint filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office, authorities visited several Fischer home sites in January claiming to be searching for a Hispanic male wanted in Texas for murder.
When officials interviewed workers on the site, many admitted to being in the country illegally. The complaint alleges the managers at each of the sites knew they were using undocumented workers. The investigation is ongoing, Boyd said.
Tuesday's arrests were the latest in recent efforts by ICE to stop companies who knowingly employ undocumented workers.
I wish the guys would have stopped in Greenville, SC! it was on the way....sniff.
NC Bump, pass it along.
Three cheers for the Minutemen!!!!
Unrelenting boos for the feds that have so shirked their responsibility regarding illegal immigration that the Minutemen even exist.
November is going to be....as Arte Johnson used to say...."verrrry interesting."
We need to see more of this.
BTW - I wonder what became of the 76 illegals?
If it is President Bush, he should be impeached!
...And this from a Broken Glass Republican!
I heard on the radio this morning that the minutemen rally was scheduled for the downtown courthouse plaza.
The minutemen website reads:
Alert: Greensboro Change
American Furniture Warehouse
- Parking Lot -
3900 High Point Road
Should be interesting as this is an ethnically diverse section of town.
Thanks for providing the location. I didn't have it.
Perhaps the Minutmen can visit this company while they are in the area --- http://www.wehirealiens.com/employer.asp?id=3595
Thanks for the ping....
at work and SOOOOOO BUSY!
Latinos Boost US Population
The Los Angeles Times ^ | 5/10/06 | Nicole Gaouette
Posted on 05/10/2006 11:17:40 AM PDT by jamese777
Latinos Boost U.S. Population Data show the growth of the nation's largest minority group is led by births, not immigration. By Nicole Gaouette Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
May 10, 2006
WASHINGTON Latino population growth accounted for nearly half of the nation's population increase of 2.8 million from July 2004 to July 2005, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released today.
The numbers reaffirm Latinos as the country's largest minority group, at 42.7 million, and as the fastest-growing segment of the population, with a 3.3% growth rate. The Census Bureau data show that Latino population growth is driven more by births than by immigration.
The new figures put the total U.S. population at 296.4 million and paint a picture of an increasingly diverse country, with one in three residents belonging to a minority group.
The size of the Latino population has been an issue in the illegal immigration debate, with conservatives questioning Latinos' effect on national culture and political strategists looking for ways to woo the growing constituency.
(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...
Permits were not obtained for using the Downtown Courthouse plaza today in Greensboro. The event has shifted to a large parking lot at a furniture store in an ethnic portion of the town and the newspaper is reporting that there store owner has not agreed to the parking lot's use.
From the local online paper:
"There was apparently some confusion Tuesday as to the location of the Minuteman rally. After failing to secure permits for a rally at Phill G. McDonald governmental plaza, the group contacted Guilford County Republican Party Chairman Marcus Kindley for help securing a site downtown.
Kindley and Arthur said they had discussed holding the rally at American Furniture Warehouse on High Point Road. But the store's owner said he'd never heard of the group and hasn't authorized the event."
This Greensboro ralley is one big SNAFU. The public demonstration permits were not obtained and the secondary location has been rejected.
I called the store on High Point Road. Per the store manager, there will be no rally in his parking lot. Police will be present to tell folks to leave if they are not shopping at the store.