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AZ-Sen. 2010: Illegal Immigrant Students Protest at McCain Office (INCLUDING MUSLIM ILLEGAL ALIEN)
The New York Times ^ | 2010-05-18 | Julia Preston

Posted on 05/17/2010 8:40:25 PM PDT by rabscuttle385

In an escalation of protest tactics, five immigrants dressed in caps and gowns held a sit-in on Monday at the Tucson offices of Senator John McCain, calling on him to sponsor legislation to open a path to legal status for young illegal immigrants.

Four of the protesters, including three who are in the country illegally, were arrested Monday evening on misdemeanor trespassing charges. The three were expected to face deportation proceedings.

It was the first time students have directly risked deportation in an effort to prompt Congress to take up a bill that would benefit illegal immigrant youths.

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Brooke Buchanan, a spokeswoman for Mr. McCain, said of the protesters, “The individuals have a right to peacefully protest in the senator’s office,” and added that Mr. McCain “understands the students’ frustrations.”

But she said: “Elections have consequences, and they should focus their efforts on the president and the Democrats that control the agenda in Congress.”

(snip)

“I’ve been organizing for years, and a lot of my friends have become frustrated and lost hope,” said one of the students, Lizbeth Mateo, 25. “We don’t have any more time to be waiting. I really believe this year we can make it happen.”

(snip)

Ms. Mateo was arrested, along with Mohammad Abdollahi, 24, of Ann Arbor, Mich.; and Yahaira Carrillo, 25, of Kansas City, Mo. All three are illegal immigrants.

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; US: Arizona; US: California; US: Michigan; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; az2010; dreamact; education; grahamschumer; illegals; immigrantlist; immigration; juanmccain; mccain; rino

1 posted on 05/17/2010 8:40:26 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March; lmarie373; Abundy; missanne; Victoria Delsoul; 50mm; stockpirate; Eaker; ...

2 posted on 05/17/2010 8:42:42 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rabscuttle385
Yep, this will be a good, PUBLIC CASE where the candidates can talk about what THEY would do about this matter.

Of course there's only one right answer...send 'em packing.

3 posted on 05/17/2010 8:43:18 PM PDT by Mariner (The first Presidential candidate to call for deportation, wins.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Three is a good start.


4 posted on 05/17/2010 8:43:42 PM PDT by mike-zed
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To: mike-zed

BooFreakin’Hoo!


5 posted on 05/17/2010 8:45:01 PM PDT by JayVee (Joseph)
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To: rabscuttle385

I believe the correct phrase would be “illegal immigrant yutes”.


6 posted on 05/17/2010 8:48:54 PM PDT by vigilo
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To: JayVee

Flush ‘em out, and take ‘em!


7 posted on 05/17/2010 8:49:07 PM PDT by dtrpscout (A bad dog is better than most good people.)
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To: rabscuttle385
The three were expected to face deportation proceedings.

I love a happy ending.

8 posted on 05/17/2010 8:49:51 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Judas Iscariot - the first social justice advocate. John 12:3-6)
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To: rabscuttle385
Ms. Mateo was arrested, along with Mohammad Abdollahi, 24, of Ann Arbor, Mich.; and Yahaira Carrillo, 25, of Kansas City, Mo. All three are illegal immigrants.

Well, good! Now they can each go to their home countries degree in hand and help lift their 3d-world **ithole out of the muck.

9 posted on 05/17/2010 8:54:16 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Everyone needs valid ID except illegal aliens and the President - only in America)
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To: rabscuttle385

Sounds like they are a public nuisance and should be sent home.


10 posted on 05/17/2010 8:54:48 PM PDT by pallis
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To: rabscuttle385

Probably not a bump JD saw coming.


11 posted on 05/17/2010 8:56:49 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: rabscuttle385

If you know where illegal aliens work, live or hang out, the Feds have a TIP LINE — 866-347-2423. Pass this on.


12 posted on 05/17/2010 8:57:54 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Five immigrants is an escalation?


13 posted on 05/17/2010 8:58:13 PM PDT by donna ( I am confident that we can create a Kingdom right here on Earth. - Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: rabscuttle385

if the protestors/illegals put as much effort into applying for legal status as they do ‘protesting’, they’d already be well on the way to citizenship and there would be no issue in the first place

stupid is as stupid does


14 posted on 05/17/2010 9:00:03 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: rabscuttle385

Wonder what would happen if illegals protested at a Mexican or Iranian politicians office?


15 posted on 05/17/2010 9:01:54 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Don't care if he was born in a manger on July 4th! A "Natural Born" citizen requires two US parents!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Reaping what you sow.


16 posted on 05/17/2010 9:02:38 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (Liberals are educated above their level of intelligence.. Thanks Sr. Angelica)
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To: rabscuttle385

Deport deport deport!


17 posted on 05/17/2010 9:13:09 PM PDT by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: rabscuttle385

“they should focus their efforts on the president and the Democrats that control the agenda in Congress”

English translation: Sorry, but the senator is busy right now pretending to be a conservative Republican.


18 posted on 05/17/2010 9:18:32 PM PDT by tumblindice (no prisoners)
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To: rabscuttle385

Two gifts in one day! The Dem Senate candidate for Connecticut is a phony Viet Nam Vet—and now these border-burglars embarrassing the McCain family...what a great Monday!


19 posted on 05/17/2010 9:19:25 PM PDT by Mamzelle (Cameras, cameras--never forget to bring your cameras)
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To: rabscuttle385

LizbethMateo

Still in McCain’s office w/ @midreamact @YCarrillo4 @ilehlainat & Raul. This is for all of you Dreamers and the #dreamact. <3 you all. :)
about 7 hours ago via UberTwitter

risking deportation staging a sit in @McCain’s AZ office, Pass the dream act as a stand alone bill thedreamiscoming.com
about 8 hours ago via web

RT @DreamNow: On the anniversary of the landmark case Brown v. Board of education. Four undocumented student leaders, are staging... htt ...
about 9 hours ago via web

http://twitter.com/lizbethmateo


20 posted on 05/17/2010 9:22:32 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: rabscuttle385

Democratic Party Platform Immigration - Lizbeth Mateo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8ldtEgLZXw

Lizbeth Mateo
I came to this country when I had just turned fourteen. I carried with me few things: the memories of friends and loved ones left behind and a few personal dreams and ambitions. I relied on one phrase: “Sorry, I don’t speak English.” After weeks of crying myself to sleep, I found myself surrounded by new friends and teachers who welcomed me and believed in my abilities. After four years of hard work, I became the first person in my family to graduate from high school, yet it was a bittersweet accomplishment. After high school graduation, I had to choose between pursuing college in Mexico and fighting for a future in the United States. I’m American. I stayed to fight.

I dream of being a lawyer one day, and defending the causes of liberty and justice in this country before the Supreme Court. All of this, and more, is possible if we can pass the DREAM Act together. Jo

founder of Dream Team Los Angeles, a youth-­&;led organization of students, educators, and community members seeking to empower immigrant youth

Testified at the California state capitol on the barriers faced by undocumented youth

Testified in Congress on the urgent need for the DREAM Act

Follow Lizbeth!
Facebook: Lizbeth Mateo
Twitter: @lizbethmateo
Country of Origin: Mexico
Current City: Los Angeles
Age: 25

“We ARE Americans: Undocumented Students Pursuing The American Dream”


21 posted on 05/17/2010 9:28:32 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

you are illegal... i.e., criminal in our country. In any other country in the world, you would be arrested and shot/sentenced.... get over it... you are living a lie, a criminal act by being illegal!!! and you want to be a lawyer!? where ?! you have to have an ethical past to practice in America!!


22 posted on 05/17/2010 9:36:40 PM PDT by bareford101 (Be loud! We have nothing – NOTHING - to apologize for in fighting for our Country!!)
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To: rabscuttle385
and added that Mr. McCain “understands the students’ frustrations.” But she said: “Elections have consequences, and they should focus their efforts on the president and the Democrats that control the agenda in Congress.”

McCain's telling them to go and stir up the amnesty issue with Barry and crew. I guess McCain was hoping amnesty was a done deal before his election.
23 posted on 05/17/2010 9:47:10 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Lettuce Prey !


24 posted on 05/17/2010 9:50:58 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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Ping!


25 posted on 05/17/2010 10:04:30 PM PDT by HiJinx (~ Illegal is a Crime, it is not a Race ~)
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To: rabscuttle385

Is Mr. McCain going to have them arrested? That is what our government does to people who don’t want these lawbreakers here in the first place. Who does our government REALLY FEAR?


26 posted on 05/17/2010 10:21:22 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: rabscuttle385
Good!

Now little Johnny can see, up close, how out of control the situation has become

27 posted on 05/17/2010 10:41:43 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: rabscuttle385
“We don’t have any more time to be waiting. I really believe this year we can make it happen.”

Because of people like you, AMERICANS don't have any more MONEY to be SPENDING. Get out of my country, skank!

28 posted on 05/17/2010 10:43:26 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Politics is only about money and the power to control it. ALL of it!)
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To: rabscuttle385; stephenjohnbanker

Why didn’t McLame offer them $50 an hour lettuce picking jobs, you know, the jobs Americans don’t want?

C’mon Juan, cough up them jobs, ya jerk!


29 posted on 05/18/2010 1:19:46 AM PDT by mkjessup
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To: rabscuttle385

Why wasn’t ICE sent to disperse the “crowd”? It’s time to stop putting up with the demands of those who are raping this country and who are here as ILLEGALS.


30 posted on 05/18/2010 2:19:06 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: bareford101

If she ever actually became a lawyer it would be an immigration lawyer....lining her pockets...subverting America by keeping illegals from getting the sharp toe of the deportation
boot


31 posted on 05/18/2010 2:27:11 AM PDT by dennisw (It all comes 'round again --Fairport)
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To: kcvl

If you’re “undocumented”, you’re not an American. When my Grandparents came here through Ellis Island, they didn’t see citizenship as a “right”. They knew they could be put on a ship back to Europe.


32 posted on 05/18/2010 2:44:13 AM PDT by Just Lori (To take our country back, we need to take our party back. NO MORE RINOS!!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Two pertinent question: Why weren’t the “Illegal Immigrant students” arrested and deported? The NYTimes headlines openly states “Illegal Immigrant” Students Protest....and “How can their threats be worth anything? “ Illegals are now admitting they can vote?


33 posted on 05/18/2010 3:10:34 AM PDT by Paige ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing," Edmund Burke)
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To: rabscuttle385

McCain shakes up staff as race tightens...
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/20100517/ts_ynews/ynews_ts2089;_ylt=Ao1dUWwAHDUaLLq3w2rUyUes0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTNqZXFqbWQ5BGFzc2V0A3luZXdzLzIwMTAwNTE3L3luZXdzX3RzMjA4OQRjY29kZQNtb3N0cG9wdWxhcgRjcG9zAzUEcG9zAzIEcHQDaG9tZV9jb2tlBHNlYwN5bl9oZWFkbGluZV9saXN0BHNsawNtY2NhaW5zaGFrZXM-


34 posted on 05/18/2010 3:13:39 AM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (We knew deep down it was this bad. Devour ugly truths with glee -- truth is our weapon.)
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To: mike-zed

They will all be back in under a year.


35 posted on 05/18/2010 3:57:37 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache (Obama is Dangerclown The Manchild)
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To: rabscuttle385
The individuals have a right to peacefully protest in the senator’s office

Looks like three of them didn't.

36 posted on 05/18/2010 4:12:28 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves Month")
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To: Windflier

bkmark


37 posted on 05/18/2010 4:25:59 AM PDT by DrewsMum (Somebody please put the Constitution on his teleprompter....)
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To: rabscuttle385

Three down...millions to go.


38 posted on 05/18/2010 5:51:51 AM PDT by RockinRight (I can see November from here!)
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To: mkjessup

You can’t make this shiite up. LOL!


39 posted on 05/18/2010 6:22:53 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops....and vote out the RINOS!)
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To: rabscuttle385

In response J.D. should invite all illegal immigrants to come protest at his campaign office.


40 posted on 05/18/2010 7:16:27 AM PDT by eaglestar
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To: rabscuttle385

Wouldn’t surprise me if this was staged to enhance McCain’s image as a border security champion.


41 posted on 05/18/2010 7:20:29 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Tea Party. We are the party of NO! NO to more government! NO to more spending! NO to more taxation!)
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To: rabscuttle385; All

“But she said: “Elections have consequences, and they should focus their efforts on the president and the Democrats that control the agenda in Congress.”

Blah, blah, blah...elections have consequences...

WHERE is the legislation to secure the border , McCain??

McCain could have fixed this instead of pushing amnesty for the past 10 years. He wants amnesty, but can’t be bothered to even show up in the senate to do his job.

McCain..the MOST missing senator!

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2514894/posts?page=3#3


42 posted on 05/18/2010 9:11:14 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: rabscuttle385
Charges to be dropped against Ann Arbor man arrested at McCain office sit-in
43 posted on 05/19/2010 9:19:42 AM PDT by epithermal
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