Skip to comments.Specter of immigration enforcement continues to haunt Mexico; Arizona law scolded
Posted on 05/11/2010 8:40:23 AM PDT by AuntB
El Sol de Mexico (Mexico City) 5/7/10
Mexican Congress at work
Mexico City Mexican Senators and Deputies [Representatives] of all parties placed pins on their lapels with the message NO SB 1070; in protest to the enactment of the anti-immigrant law in Arizona. They wore the lapel buttons during a session of congress to demonstrate their solidarity against the Arizona law. One of the legislators made it clear that it wasnt because the state of Arizona passed the law, which he said was certainly their right to do, but because of the evident violation of human rights of the undocumented. [photo relates]
El Universal (Mexico City) 5/7/10
Arizona law inspires 10 US states
Already four US states, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Minnesota, have introduced bills inspired by the Arizona law that make it a state crime to be an undocumented immigrant. In the states of Colorado, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Utah and Texas, Republican legislators have said they would introduce proposals similar to SB 1070 when their legislatures convene, which in some cases wont be until 2011. The Arizona law has opened the door to this type of initiative, according to Mike Hethmon, attorney of the IRLI [Immigration Reform Law Institute] an organization that, in part, helped design SB 1070 in Arizona. Arizona is the proving ground where the political, legal, cultural and economical aspects are under observation, he explained. Hethmon assured that SB 1070 was devised to resemble the federal law in order to withstand constitutional scrutiny.
Mexican immigration deports 21
Mexican immigration authorities in their southern border state of Chiapas began deportation proceedings against 21 foreigners arrested today on the Pan-American highway. The foreigners, being smuggled in a truck, were arrested at a checkpoint by Federal Police along with the Mexican driver. Of the 21 illegal aliens, 18 were Guatemalan and the other three were from India. The group had intended to cross Mexico and into the US.
El Informador (Guadalajara, Jalisco) 5/7/10
Anti-immigration law will change the flow of migration to the US
Saltillo, Coahuila Arizonas law SB 1070 will bring about a change in the migratory flow to the US, which is expected to increase entries to other places such as Texas, said the head of the Mexican federal immigration agency (INM) in Coahuila state, Jesus Gerardo Lopez Macias. The official indicated that it is very probable that in the next few days, migrants who seek to enter the US will have to find new ways so as not to be criminalized if they are caught. Lopez also foresees a shift in migratory routes through Mexico to the US border with increases of migrants through the states of Chihuahua, Baja California, Tamaulipas and Coahuila. He also speculates that those undocumented migrants already in Arizona without doubt will seek to offer their cheap labor in other states of that country.
Mexico and US discuss narco intelligence exchange
Mexican Secretary of Public Security Genaro Garcia Luna and US Ambassador Carlos Pascual agreed today to strengthen the exchange of intelligence between the two countries for the purpose of combatting narcotraffic. We continue committed to collaborate and cooperate in any manner that can be effective in supporting the Mexican police, Pascual said. Both officials reviewed the situation along the border where nearly all the violence is now concentrated and the plans of cooperation to combat organized crime. The exchange of information between agencies of both countries has been productive in past years and has led to the capture of several prominent narcotraffickers.
El Porvenir (Monterrey, Nuevo Leon) 5/7/10
US Ambassador Pascual recognizes impact of Arizona boycott
A boycott against Arizona will have an economic impact still not measurable and a political impact from a law with which does not have the approval of President of Barack Obamas administration. The law has provoked visceral frustration and can only be solved by a comprehensive reform, said the US Ambassador to Mexico, Carlos Pascual. Pascual made it clear that the US government cannot support a law that is based on racism. This same day, Governor Jan Brewer of Arizona declared that the border should be secure and that this measure is a response to the problem of illegal immigration.
Frontera (Tijuana, Baja California) 5/7/10
SB 1070 unjust mistake: Bersin
The Commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection, Alan Bersin, characterized SB 1070 as an unjust mistake by the people of Arizona. At the fifth summit meeting of the mayors of Baja California and California that took place in Rosarito Beach, Baja California, the US official confirmed the position issued by President Barack Obama and US Secretary of State [sic] Janet Napolitano. Bersin recognized that a relationship exists between the two countries, which will allow them to transcend the situation. As President Barack Obama and US Secretary of State [sic] Janet Napolitano have said, the law passed in Arizona is a mistake. It is not fair to the people of Arizona, he said.
El Financiero (Mexico City) 5/7/10
Salvadorans protest Arizona law in front of US Embassy
San Salvador Salvadorans protested today in front of the US Embassy in this capital in order to repudiate the anti-immigrant law approved by Arizona, which they qualified as anti-democratic and racist. Communities from several regions of El Salvador congregated in front of the embassy where they hoped to deliver a letter to the President of the United States, Barack Obama, so that he would intercede to stop the validity of a law that criminalizes immigrants. Richard Cornejo, Pastor of the Lutheran Church, told reporters that the letter asks Obama to veto, to repeal law SB 1070 for being anti-democratic and racist, since it would lead to violence.
El Comercio (Quito, Ecuador) 5/7/10
Interesting smuggling method
The Colombian police arrested two citizens of Ecuador at a border crossing attempting to transport 51 kilos of cocaine into the country hidden in a load of fake bananas made of fiberglass. The load was intercepted with the help of a sniffer dog at the border crossing from Ecuador near Ipiales, Colombia. The drug was hidden among the load of supposedly green bananas.
El Financiero (Mexico City) 5/8/10
Pending anti-immigrant initiatives now at 12
El Financiero, raised yesterdays El Universal count of 10 US states considering initiatives similar to Arizonas SB 1070 to a total of 12. Citing the Immigration Policy Center (IPC) as its source, El Financiero lists Arkansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Utah. [Ed. note: Readers interested in further details can log onto the IPC website at: http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/ and/or: IRLI at http://www.irli.org/ ]
El Universal (Mexico City) and El Informador (Guadalajara, Jalisco) 5/8/10
Ex-governor of Quintana Roo extradited to US
Mexico City The ex-governor of the state of Quintana Roo, Mario Ernesto Villanueva Madrid was handed over to US officials pursuant to an order of extradition requested by the Federal Court District of Southern New York. Villanueva, alias El Chueco [the crooked one] is to stand trial for collaborating with the Juarez drug cartel and giving protection to their operations from 1993 to 1997 while governor. During this time, he received 400 to 500 thousand dollars for each shipment of cocaine he permitted through the southern Mexican state. He has been in Mexican custody since 2007 while fighting extradition.
El Informador (Guadalajara, Jalisco) 5/8/10
15 mob-type executions in a few hours
Mexico City In three states, Chihuahua, Tamaulipas and Guerrero, 15 people have been assassinated in the past few hours by gang violence. Among the victims was a child of seven years. In Guerrero, five were found dead of gunshots in a car. Three others were found decapitated on the outskirts of Acapulco. In Tamaulipas, a woman was riddled by gunfire and Chihuahua rounded out the total of 15 which included the seven-year-old who received a shot in the head in Ciudad Juarez.
Viva Paraguay (Asuncion, Paraguay) 5/8/10
Paraguay prepares to fight against terrorists
The president of Paraguay, Fernando Lugo, has won approval from his Congress to combat a guerrilla group called the Peoples Army of Paraguay (EPP). The group has centralized its anti-government operations in the north of the country and, according to official investigations, has received training and logistic support from the Colombian revolutionary group, FARC. This would bring organized Marxist guerrilla movements in South America up to four: Colombia, FARC and ELN; Peru, Sendero Luminoso; and the EPP in Paraguay.
[Slow news day, headlines only.]
El Universal (Mexico City) 5/9/10
- Eight deaths in wave of violence in Juarez;
- Marijuana found in overturned trailer in Coahuila.
El Financiero (Mexico City) 5/9/10
- Obama pushes for reconciliation with Republicans for immigration reform.
Wouldn't it be great to see OUR congress wearing pins that say 'NO MORE ILLEGAL ALIEN INVASION!!!
There is something really wrong when the government of a nation ACKNOWLEDGES that their people are fleeing their country, and would rather live ILLEGALLY outside their country than legally inside it and actually encourages them to do so.
What about the "rights of the undocumented?" I guess it doesn't matter when it's YOUR border being crossed, you smug pendejos!
Oh, and INDIA??? They're coming from India illegally now?
I bite my thumb at messico.
I still want someone to explain to me how this law is “racist.”
First off, you already have to be apprehended for some sort of crime or violation to even be asked for your status. Secondly, since immigrants are FOREIGN by definition, of COURSE a white guy with no accent isn’t likely to be asked for proof of residency! Use your head, dumbasses.
You need a passport to travel to any foreign country, and those countries WILL ask you for it at times - how is this ANY different?
The Mexicans want the open-borders because it is a pop-valve for political and economic pressures within their own country.
The Democrats want open borders because of the power it gives them. They don’t care about the national consequences.
The liberal education machine has dumbed down the voters to where they believe any law enforcement is bad — unless it is directed at a business or a republican.
And this joke won’t end for two more years. By then, what will we be?
Also by way of NAFBPO
Police Board Forms Guidelines For Immigration
POSTED: 8:35 am MST May 10, 2010
PHOENIX — How police enforce the state’s upcoming immigration law is under development by the Arizona Peace Officer Standard and Training Board.
Organizing language, methods for a training program and guidelines for Arizona police officers will be required for police to enforce the new immigration law.
Senate Bill 1070 requires police officers to arrest those they believe are in this country illegally. Violators are subject to the misdemeanor offense of trespassing punishable by up to six months in jail and a $2,500 fine before deportation.
AZPOST executive director Lyle Mann said the board will meet the governor’s May 21 deadline to have the training program drafted and submitted to her office.
As far as I’m concerned, Georgia should join Arizona in rejecting illegal immigration and internationally illegal sovereign government (Mexico) assistance in illegal immigration. We should shut their consulates, shut their embassies and kick their asses out of this country until they comply with the law.
If every border state passes an AZ-type law, we can probably cut off the flow of 80% of illegal immigration.
Cracking down on employers could clean up the balance.
Mexican authorities just don’t want to lose one of their criminal/undesirable DUMPING GROUNDS in the US!!!
John 10:1-10 (New International Version)
The Shepherd and His Flock
1 I tell you the truth, the man who does not enter the sheep pen by the gate, but climbs in by some other way, is a thief and a robber.
Good enough for me.
It’s all about $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$.
Heaven forbid they have to actually work on improving businesses and providing JOBs in MX. Talk about lazy.
“A WebQuest designed for 10th Grade Social Studies at the American School of Tampico
Spain ruled Mexico, or New Spain, as it was then called, for the benefit of the European country. Spain taxed everything sold in Mexico, which drove prices up, and forbade trade between Mexico and other countries. Mexican agricultural and mineral products could be exported only to Spain and at prices set by Spain.
Since the original invasion and conquest, Indians had been subjugated and denied all rights. Some African slaves had been imported, and their status was, if anything, even lower than that of the Indians. Spaniards belonged to the highest caste, with Creoles, persons of Spanish descent who had been born in New Spain, next. Mestizos belonged in a lower caste, and then Indians, Africans, mulattoes, and all others of mixed heritage occupied the bottom rung of the caste system.
They imperil this country for their own greed.
Good and pissed off, that's what we'll be...
Another item from NAFBPO...the Feds actually going after a biz in AZ for hiring illegals!
U.S. seeks the forfeiture of a business employing illegal aliens
[snip]The U.S. federal authorities campaign against businesses employing illegal aliens has nothing symbolic about it, as the feds have taken the unusual step of seeking the forfeiture of an actual business that is suspected of employing illegal aliens. The French Gourmet, a San Diego-area bakery, its president, and a manager have been charged with conspiring to engage in a pattern or practice of hiring and continuing to employee unauthorized workers (a misdemeanor) in addition to fourteen felony counts, including making false statements and shielding undocumented alien employees from detection.
I also propose a “whistleblower tax credit.” No BS. If you turn in someone doing what you mention, you get a $1000 one-time tax credit.
Believe me, I know a *lot* of people that turn the other way when illegals are hired - but offer them a cool grand and they’ll squeal like a pig.
And it’s probably cheaper than hiring more INS agents.
There are a couple items in the 10 commandments that apply as well...that thing about ‘coveting’ your neighbor’s stuff and THEFT.
Although the ruling class is still mostly Spaniard in descent, am I right in assuming that few “pure” Spaniards (Creoles) still exist in Mexico, and that most are technically at least somewhat Mestizo?
Mexico extradites former state governor to face drug charges in US
[snip] MEXICO CITY (AP) Mexico has extradited a former state governor to the United States to face charges of helping a cartel smuggling cocaine through the resort of Cancun en route to the U.S. market.
Mario Villanueva, who was governor of the Caribbean state of Quintana Roo from 1993 to 1999, was turned over to U.S. authorities Saturday at the international airport in Toluca, a city near the Mexican capital, the federal Attorney General’s Office said in a statement.
Villanueva is the first former governor to be extradited to the U.S. on drug charges.
He is charged in New York federal court with aiding the Juarez cartel smuggle hundreds of tons of Colombian cocaine to the United States via Cancun. U.S. prosecutors have said Villanueva received $500,000 for each of several shipments he aided.
Obama is comfortable with other nations determining our policies.
Guess what some in the top of the caste system, have BLUE eyes.
Talk about discrimination, Mexico wrote the book AND it still exixts.
OUR congresscritters wouldn’t have the b*lls to do it.
Mexican Lawmakers rationale;
Export poverty——> Eases government turmoil——> Brings American dollars into Mexico that eases further political turmoil——> Expands their power & influence in the USA that no other country has with their mass exportation of their impoverished citizens——>The northern expansion of Mexican territory into the United States by default from it’s much promoted mass immigration efforts.
We should adopt the Mexican way of dealing with illegal aliens.
I’ll go for that. I’ll spend a Saturday afternoon on the road outside the quickie mart copying license plates of those that pick these criminals up for a home job...
I still want someone to explain to me how this law is racist.
It’s racist in that it hurts democrats politically because it takes away their reason for existing (poverty) and it’s racist because it will affect people who do not have white skin which according to the lame stream media, Obama, La Raza, the Mexican government and illegal aliens is classified as racist and must be labeled as such. It’s also racist because it fights illegal immigration and is supported by those who believe in the rule of law and sovereignty so it must be racist.
Bersin destroyed the Schools here in San Diego and today the school district is issuing a travel advisory warning of the perils of visiting Arizona, I guess they think they are The State Department of San Diego
In addition, San Diego City Council votes to oppose Arizona law
SAN DIEGO The San Diego City Council has voted to formally oppose Arizonas new law targeting illegal immigration.
The City Council voted 7-1 Monday in favor of a resolution to urge Arizona lawmakers to repeal the law.
Arizonas law requires local police to question people suspected of being in the country illegally. The councils resolution states that the law encourages racial profiling and violates the Constitution.
San Diego was once a very conservative place and needs to be again
What f-ing business of theirs is it anyway? Last time I checked, San Diego was in CA, not AZ.
AZ should continue to obey the law they have. Someone has to stand up for the right thing. The illegals should go home. I hear it’s great in Mexico now. No homelessness. They all have jobs, shelter and food.
How about a boycott of Mexico?
INCLUDING their ‘produce”.
No more illegals indeed. Check out some of the latest work of our “migrant” visitors - a woman was raped and murdered by four illegals in Louisiana.
“How about a boycott of Mexico?
INCLUDING their produce.”
Absolutely. Hershey now makes all it’s candy there. Add that one.
Actually it is pretty smart of the Mexican government to export the people who are a drain on social services and their criminals. Doesn’t say much for us that we allow them to do so.
Why don’t we send OURS to MEXICO? Payback’s a bitch! You sent us Juan and Carlos, we’ll send you Lawrence Taylor.