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Gov. Susana Martinez orders Arizona-style immigration reform
The State Column ^ | Feb. 1, 2011 | The State Column

Posted on 02/01/2011 7:04:43 AM PST by AuntB

It seems the state of New Mexico is taking after its neighboring state.

New Mexico governor Susana Martinez said Monday that New Mexico is no longer an illegal immigrant sanctuary state, issuing an order to officially reverse the state’s status.

Ms. Martinez ordered the reversal of the state’s “sanctuary status,” which prohibited law enforcement from asking criminal suspects about their citizenship. The move aligns the state with Arizona, which passed a law mandating officials inquire about an individual’s immigration status.

A number of immigrant-rights group protested the move, saying it will allow for discriminatory practices.

The move makes New Mexico the latest state to implement an immigration reform system similar to the one put in place in Arizona. A number of states, including California, are considering similar laws in the wake of increased calls for immigration reform.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; US: New Mexico
KEYWORDS: aliens; arizona; california; immigrantlist; immigration; martinez; newmexico; ruleoflaw
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California considers Arizona-style immigration law; initiative likely

It seems the state of the California is the latest state to consider implementing an Arizona-style immigration law.

Just days after President Obama said the country should, “take on, once and for all the issue of illegal immigration,” California state lawmakers will considering an immigration law similar to that seen in Arizona.

Republican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly has introduced a measure similar to that seen in Arizona.

Under Mr. Donnelly’s proposal, undocumented immigrants without the proper documentation would be susceptible to criminal prosecution. Local police would also be required to check the papers of detained individuals if they reason to believe the person is in the country illegally.

The measure comes as the nation continues is debate over immigration reform and border security. Lawmakers in a number of states have introduced or passed similar measures, even as Arizona’s controversial immigration law remains under challenge by the Department of Justice.

The California Arizona-style immigration law, however, will face challenges from a Democratically-controlled Assembly, which is leading a number of supporters to launch an initiative aimed at place the measure on the 2012 ballot.

http://www.thestatecolumn.com/articles/california-considers-arizona-style-immigration-law-initiative-likely/

Jan. 29, 2011

1 posted on 02/01/2011 7:04:49 AM PST by AuntB
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To: AuntB

Wise Latina!


2 posted on 02/01/2011 7:06:52 AM PST by Above My Pay Grade
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To: AuntB

>> governor Susana Martinez said Monday that New Mexico is no longer an illegal immigrant sanctuary state

HALLELUJAH! May she be the first of many governors/mayors to do so.

And wouldn’t it be cool if we enforced FEDERAL immigration laws, uniformly and vigorously, in all 57 states?


3 posted on 02/01/2011 7:07:07 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: AuntB

You can bet your mortgage payment that the Rats in the Legislature and Gov. Moonbeam will do everything they can to keep such an initiative off the ballot. And failing that, you can count on the state courts to throw it out if it passes.


4 posted on 02/01/2011 7:07:14 AM PST by Lysandru
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To: AuntB
A number of immigrant-rights group protested the move, saying it will allow for discriminatory practices.

Yes, it's a decidedly good thing to discriminate against criminal immigrants.

5 posted on 02/01/2011 7:07:43 AM PST by fwdude (Anita Bryant was right.)
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To: AuntB

Things are going to get interesting!


6 posted on 02/01/2011 7:07:55 AM PST by therightliveswithus
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To: AuntB

7 posted on 02/01/2011 7:08:01 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: AuntB

Must be a racist....


8 posted on 02/01/2011 7:09:48 AM PST by cld51860
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To: AuntB

It’d be great if all 3 branches of government, congress, senate and the president, would support this!


9 posted on 02/01/2011 7:09:56 AM PST by albie
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To: AuntB

It’s about time! I wish Indiana would do the same thing. Everytime I eat in a Mexican or Chinese restaurant, and the waiter can barely understand me, other than a number, I want to ask them for proof of citizenship or a green card.


10 posted on 02/01/2011 7:10:03 AM PST by southernindymom
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To: AuntB

Glad to see this. If Kalifornia does something we could start to cure the problem.
Hopefully the tough talking? Nipple-a-tano will back her words.
Fat chance of that happening.


11 posted on 02/01/2011 7:12:36 AM PST by certrtwngnut
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To: AuntB

Clearly, Gov. Martinez is a racist, anti-Hispanic...Oh, wait!


12 posted on 02/01/2011 7:13:05 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (SOTU? How about STFU?)
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To: Above My Pay Grade; La Lydia; Liz; no-to-illegals; wolfcreek; blackie; pissant; SwinneySwitch; ...

“Wise Latina!”

Amen!


13 posted on 02/01/2011 7:13:17 AM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: AuntB

I really like this woman !


14 posted on 02/01/2011 7:19:58 AM PST by Reagan69 (I went to a shooting-victims' memorial service and all I got was a lousy T-shirt !)
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To: AuntB

Well damn.

I thought this was impossible. The Democrats have been saying we “alienated” the Hispanic vote by shooting down the DREAM Act and comprehensive amnesty.


15 posted on 02/01/2011 7:20:54 AM PST by WilliamHouston
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To: AuntB
“Wise Latina!” Amen!

"Wise Latina REPUBLICAN". There I fixed it.

16 posted on 02/01/2011 7:21:27 AM PST by ProudFossil
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To: AuntB
It would be fun to watch the illegal rats running to we, hope, back to Mexico. Unfortunately, many will run to California, Utah, Nevada and Colorado. Run for your lives you illegal bastards!
17 posted on 02/01/2011 7:24:46 AM PST by WellyP
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To: Reagan69
"I really like this woman !"

Was posted on a previous thread that Gov Susana Martinez was an armed security guard at 17.

18 posted on 02/01/2011 7:24:49 AM PST by spokeshave (WTF....the only thing 0bambi's investments will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy.)
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To: Reagan69; All

More, from Florida:

Arizona-style immigration law results in clash with Gov. Rick Scott

A top Florida Republican state official said earlier this week that the state should not consider implementing an Arizona-style immigration law.

Adam Putnam, the newly installed commissioner of the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, opposes Florida Governor Rick Scott’s support of an immigration under consideration.

“Florida is the capital of the Western Hemisphere. We’re a destination for investment capital, international tourists, international research and development and from Latin America in particular,” Mr. Putnam said recently. “We have to be very careful about how we approach this issue.”

Mr. Putnam added, “cutting and pasting the Arizona law is not what’s right for Florida.”

The comment comes as the Florida Senate considers legislation aimed at addressing the issue. Mr. Scott, who campaigned on implementing an Arizona-style immigration law, will likely support the proposal should it pass.

A number of states are considering similar measures after the state of Arizona signed a controversial immigration bill into law. Arizona Governor Jan Brewer defended her signing of the law, sparking a national debate on immigration and border security.
http://www.thestatecolumn.com/articles/arizona-style-immigration-results-in-clash-with-gov-rick-scott/


19 posted on 02/01/2011 7:27:34 AM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Lysandru

Mark Steyn was saying the other day that if we have to bail a state out, they should be deemed to have lost the ability to responsibly govern themselves, and should be demoted to the status of Territory until the situation is corrected. I like it.


20 posted on 02/01/2011 7:30:50 AM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: AuntB

I wrote up a little review which includes news on developing fronts in South Dakota, Kansas, Missouri, South Carolina, Kentucky, and Indiana:

http://www.westernyouth.org/articles/new-mexico-reclaimed/


21 posted on 02/01/2011 7:32:03 AM PST by WilliamHouston
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To: cld51860

Must be a Typical White Person masquerading as a La-TEEN-a with that name. No “REAL” Mexican would be in favor of enforcing the law.


22 posted on 02/01/2011 7:32:28 AM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

Ping!


23 posted on 02/01/2011 7:36:32 AM PST by HiJinx (What new decade?)
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To: AuntB

Albuquerque instituted a similar law about a year ago. They stationed ICE personnel in the booking area of the metro jail and questioned EVERYONE arrested about immigration status.

The “profiling” whiners got no traction because everyone was questioned, and it was by the Feds not the locals.

The policy has been a great success, netting 30 illegals (arrested for a variety of offenses) in the first week.


24 posted on 02/01/2011 7:37:07 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim (Jubtabulously We Thrive!)
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To: Above My Pay Grade; albie

“Wise Latina!”

“It’d be great if all 3 branches of government, congress, senate and the president, would support this!”


You guys help me wake up in the morning. Thanks for the smile.


25 posted on 02/01/2011 7:40:13 AM PST by RCFlyer
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To: ichabod1
Mark Steyn was saying the other day that if we have to bail a state out, they should be deemed to have lost the ability to responsibly govern themselves, and should be demoted to the status of Territory until the situation is corrected. I like it.

I assume that means that they would get no (voting) U.S. Reps, no Senators, and no Electoral College votes for the duration. However, they would still required to pay taxes (unlike some territories) if for no other reason than to pay back the bailout.

26 posted on 02/01/2011 7:40:31 AM PST by kevkrom (De-fund Obamacare in 2011, repeal in 2013!)
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To: AuntB

Olé!!

I mean.. way to go!!!!
27 posted on 02/01/2011 7:40:40 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: ProudFossil

Wise Latina Republican is redundant. ;)


28 posted on 02/01/2011 7:45:27 AM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: southernindymom

Yeah, but if we get rid of all the mexicans and chinese, we won’t be able to get $10.00 manicures any more. Waah.


29 posted on 02/01/2011 7:45:34 AM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: southernindymom

Yeah, but if we get rid of all the mexicans and chinee, we won’t be able to get $10.00 manicures any more. Waah.


30 posted on 02/01/2011 7:45:45 AM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: AuntB

Sweet!

Has fat-boy Richardson found a job with the admin. yet?


31 posted on 02/01/2011 7:46:30 AM PST by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: certrtwngnut

Ugh. Please, let’s not use the word nipple and that... individual in proximity. Nipple is such a nice word, I’d hate to get it ruined.


32 posted on 02/01/2011 7:46:51 AM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: WilliamHouston

http://www.westernyouth.org/articles/new-mexico-reclaimed/

Very nice, thanks for the link!

Martinez says in a press release:

“This order takes the handcuffs off of New Mexico’s law enforcement officers in their mission to keep our communities safe. The criminal justice system should have the authority to determine the immigration status of all criminals, regardless of race or ethnicity, and report illegal immigrants who commit crimes to federal authorities.”


33 posted on 02/01/2011 7:49:49 AM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: wolfcreek

“Sweet!

Has fat-boy Richardson found a job with the admin. yet?”

LOL! I don’t know, he’s likely driving one of Clinton’s girlfriends around trying to find her a job like he used to! lol


34 posted on 02/01/2011 7:53:11 AM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: kevkrom
That is exactly correct. He even spelled that out. He said there is precedence for this. Newfoundland became a Dominion in the British Empire with self-determination and self-government, but eventually voluntarily reverted to the status of a. . . well, apparently it was called a de jure dominion, run by a six member commission in 1934, eventually becoming Canada's 10th Province in 1949. The freaking lefty libs would go bananas over it, but it makes sense. There has to be a penalty. I would think that it should lose statehood for a period of 5 years at which time if it could demonstrate that it was prepared to govern responsibly, it could be readmitted to full membership in the union as a state. Same with Illinois, and I don't care if the so-called president used to live there.
35 posted on 02/01/2011 7:54:17 AM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: wolfcreek

BTW, this today:

Richardson records sealed for 8 years (NM - What’s he got to hide?? /s)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2666704/posts


36 posted on 02/01/2011 7:56:54 AM PST by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: AuntB; LegendHasIt; Rogle; leapfrog0202; Santa Fe_Conservative; DesertDreamer; OneWingedShark; ...
NM List PING!

Also, earlier thread here:

GOVERNOR SUSANA MARTINEZ RESCINDS NEW MEXICO SANCTUARY STATUS

37 posted on 02/01/2011 8:03:15 AM PST by CedarDave (What is DADT? Obama's response when inquiries are made about his birth certificate.)
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To: ichabod1
Must be a Typical White Person masquerading as a La-TEEN-a with that name. No “REAL” Mexican would be in favor of enforcing the law.

I hate to bust your racist bubble. But this LATINA has what it takes. From another thread about her:

At age 17 she was an armed security guard and carries heat (or did so until she became governor). One story has her being interviewed by NBC when running for governor last year. When the technician was getting her wired for a microphone she had to caution him that she had a weapon under her belt. And it runs in the family - her great-grandfather Ortega was a general in Pancho Villa's army.

And if you say her husband is the Hispanic, i.e., Martinez is his surname and not her maiden name you are wrong again. Martinez is her surname her husband's name is Chuck Franco.

38 posted on 02/01/2011 8:11:33 AM PST by ProudFossil
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To: certrtwngnut

CA did do “something” back in the ‘90s, Prop 187.

A federal judge threw us under the bus.


39 posted on 02/01/2011 8:31:43 AM PST by SZonian (July 27, 2010. Life begins anew.)
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To: southernindymom
Went to a Chinese restaurant with a fellow engineer who was born and raised in Bejing. A Chinese waitress came and had an accent so bad that my friend started talking to her in Mandarin Chinese. All of a sudden, the accent was gone and the waitress said she does not understand Chinese. Seems she was fourth gen. student at the local university.
40 posted on 02/01/2011 8:33:21 AM PST by lagrange point1 (Space is no longer the final frontier)
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To: ichabod1

You mean, “No *real* American of Hispanic origin would be in favor of violating our laws”

Who cares what *Mexicans* think.They don’t live here.


41 posted on 02/01/2011 8:37:57 AM PST by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: lagrange point1

Great story!


42 posted on 02/01/2011 8:41:40 AM PST by WellyP
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To: ProudFossil
I must correct myself. It was CNN who was doing the interview:

Alamogordo, New Mexico (CNN) – When CNN interviewed Susana Martinez, New Mexico's Republican candidate for Governor, we got a surprise. Our cameraman John Torigoe was trying to clip the microphone pack to the candidate's belt when she pulled away and said "Be careful, that's a gun back there." Martinez tells CNN she has a permit to carry a concealed weapon.

She was packing heat when she addressed a gathering in Alamogordo, New Mexico on Monday. She warned them not to get too confident because "as Republicans we're outnumbered."

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2010/10/25/new-mexico-candidate-for-governor-says-republicans-outnumbered/


43 posted on 02/01/2011 9:10:20 AM PST by CedarDave (What is DADT? Obama's response when inquiries are made about his birth certificate.)
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To: ichabod1

“Must be a Typical White Person masquerading as a La-TEEN-a with that name. No “REAL” Mexican would be in favor of enforcing the law.”

For real. The hate mail the Guv will receive will be extraordinary, no doubt.


44 posted on 02/01/2011 9:38:20 AM PST by cld51860
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To: ichabod1

Well I do get my nails done, but by an American lady. Good friend of mine actually :) I can’t bring myself to go to the other places, drives me crazy. And I do pay more than $10.00


45 posted on 02/01/2011 10:23:15 AM PST by southernindymom
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To: ichabod1
No “REAL” Mexican would be in favor of enforcing the law.

That's because Governor Martinez is an AMERICAN from New Mexico. Texas has a long history of folks with similar surnames, like Ruis, Navarro and de Zavala, who were signatories of the Texas Declaration of Independence, where they told Mexico where to get off.

46 posted on 02/01/2011 10:55:03 AM PST by jimt
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To: ProudFossil

See? Her family was in the bandit Pancho Villa’s army. No sir, I’m sorry I wasn’t more clear - I meant she couldn’t be a “real” hispanic the way that a conservative black is not a “real” black to the savage left. I was being sarcastic and should have marked it.


47 posted on 02/01/2011 12:28:47 PM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: ichabod1

No problem. I am glad you were being sarcastic and not a racist.


48 posted on 02/01/2011 1:35:24 PM PST by ProudFossil
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To: ProudFossil

>No problem. I am glad you were being sarcastic and not a racist.

I’m a racist: I believe in the inherent superiority of the human race. No other race, to my knowledge, is declared to be or claims to be made in the image of God.

;)


49 posted on 02/01/2011 6:53:32 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: OneWingedShark
Thank You for the reminder. The comment is in reference to your tag-line.
50 posted on 02/02/2011 1:36:28 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Please God, Bless and Protect Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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