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(Fifteen illegal) Immigrants arrested at Charlotte 'coming out' rally
Herald Online ^ | 9/07/11 | Franco Ordoņez

Posted on 09/07/2011 4:37:54 AM PDT by Libloather

Immigrants arrested at Charlotte 'coming out' rally
By Franco Ordoñez
Updated: Wednesday, Sep. 07, 2011 06:52 AM

CHARLOTTE - Police arrested at least 10 young illegal immigrants as they blocked traffic near Central Piedmont Community College Tuesday to protest policies they say discriminate against undocumented immigrants.

Nearly 200 people met on CPCC's central campus for a 1 p.m. "coming out" rally in which some protesters publicly announced they're living in the country illegally.

The group then marched around the school toward the intersection of Kings Drive and Fourth Street. The large group proceeded to block all four directions of traffic while chanting "education, not deportation" and "undocumented and unafraid."

As Charlotte-Mecklenburg police converged on the group, seven young people stepped into the middle of the intersection. One 25-year-old from Carrboro grabbed a bullhorn and announced:

"My name is Alicia Torres and I'm risking it all. Today is the day that I am coming out of the shadows and saying I exist. I am no longer going to be afraid. I am no longer going to wait around and watch my mom pray."

Before she could finish, officers encircled Torres, grabbed her arms and handcuffed her.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; charlotte; illegal; immigrants; rally
15 Arrested At Charlotte Immigration Rally

Telling everyone that you'll be involved with illegal activities - in advance? Not too bright.

1 posted on 09/07/2011 4:38:00 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Arrest them all and send them home, really will pee off rick Perry.


2 posted on 09/07/2011 4:41:22 AM PDT by org.whodat (What does the Republican party stand for////??? absolutely nothing.)
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To: Libloather

Snicker...


3 posted on 09/07/2011 4:41:33 AM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: org.whodat

Don’t forget her mom too.


4 posted on 09/07/2011 4:43:09 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68

Damn sluts, demanding welfare and assistance. Nothing more than common criminals.


5 posted on 09/07/2011 4:45:14 AM PDT by org.whodat (What does the Republican party stand for////??? absolutely nothing.)
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To: Libloather
"Before she could finish, officers encircled Torres, grabbed her arms and handcuffed her."
6 posted on 09/07/2011 4:48:44 AM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: org.whodat

Not to mention Dubya, who never met an illegal immigrant he didn’t want to coddle. The Stupid Party lives up to its name by refusing to deport illegals, giving the Evil Party the chance to organize and legalize them.

It all played out first here in California, and now the Democrats have a lock on this barely-American state. Your state is next...


7 posted on 09/07/2011 4:48:46 AM PDT by Pelham (Let's all celebrate America's first Illegal Alien President)
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To: Libloather; Envisioning; waterhill

It is time that some of our s**t for brains lawmakers (at all levels), took a crash course in elementary English. “Illegal” means unlawful, outlaw, breaking the law, etc. ad nauseum. Breaking the law is supposed to have consequences. Before someone bashes me about being anti-immigrant, my grandfather was an immigrant; his wife was the daughter of immigrants. I have nothing against immigrants or immigration, AS LONG AS THEY FOLLOW THE LAW! But don’t sneak into the country and then expect special treatment.


8 posted on 09/07/2011 4:51:01 AM PDT by ixtl (You live and learn. Or you don't live long.)
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9 posted on 09/07/2011 4:53:57 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: Pelham

Texas billionaire H Simmons, in the chicken business, owns an operates w and his freak friend Perry, all the chicken kings are hip deep in illegal labor.


10 posted on 09/07/2011 4:56:53 AM PDT by org.whodat (What does the Republican party stand for////??? absolutely nothing.)
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To: Libloather
Angelica Velazquillo, who graduated from South Mecklenburg High School and Belmont Abbey College, knew she was risking deportation Tuesday. She graduated magna cum laude with a degree in psychology, but says she's can't work in her field because of her status.

Waaaaah. Waaaah. You can work in frickin Mexico, Angelica. Get out!

11 posted on 09/07/2011 5:01:25 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Opinionated Blowhard; Libloather
She graduated magna cum laude with a degree in psychology, but says she's can't work in her field because of her status.

There are many "fields" in Mexico that need manual labor!

12 posted on 09/07/2011 5:07:54 AM PDT by melancholy (0b0z0's '12 campaign slogan: Read My Lips, Nooo...Newwww...Joooobs.)
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To: Libloather
I simply cannot understand the logic (and the mentality) of any person who risks everything to come to America illegally. Obviously they must feel that this country is wonderful, is the place where they can have more than in their own country, offers them better opportunities for their future, has better medical care...etc. Those must be their reasons, or they would not escape their own homeland and hurry to our shores. (Right?)

So, please, please, I ask: then why do they protest against everything once they are here? Why don't they take the necessary steps to get legal documentation and become legal residents? If they are afraid of being found out and being deported, why don't they behave respectfully and decently?

Why don't they stay quietly and act as though they appreciate anything they receive? Why don't they thank God or the stars, or even good luck for having ended up in a land where they can access free education, free housing, free medical care, free food - no matter how much or how little - it is still free and more than they had? Why don't they learn and obey our laws? Why don't they stand and salute OUR flag? And why the He** don't they LEARN ENGLISH?

As far as I am concerned, any illegal alien who demonstrates against anything in this country...deserves only one form of assistance: that is to be given temporary lodging locked up in a jail, and then an escort back home.

13 posted on 09/07/2011 5:09:22 AM PDT by CitizenM (Obama's legacy will be to be remembered as The architect of American Decline)
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To: Libloather
(Fifteen illegal) Immigrants arrested at Charlotte 'coming out' rally

Thanks to the "Illegals First" 0b0z0-H0lder-Nap0litan0 axis policy.

DEPORT 0B0Z0!

14 posted on 09/07/2011 5:11:43 AM PDT by melancholy (0b0z0's '12 campaign slogan: Read My Lips, Nooo...Newwww...Joooobs.)
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To: Libloather
The sheriff's office said individuals identified as being in the country illegally will be turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

And immediately released under Obama's no deportation policies for nice illegal aliens.

15 posted on 09/07/2011 5:12:17 AM PDT by Will88
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To: Libloather

But,I need to work to pay my student loans!


16 posted on 09/07/2011 5:26:06 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: Libloather

They were blocking traffic at an intersection where they stood in the middle of the road with banners and signs purposely laid down across the pavement. This indicates to me that they wanted to get arrested. One of the local news channels covering the story also mentioned that some of the protesters were bussed in from New York.


17 posted on 09/07/2011 5:38:42 AM PDT by bigtoona
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To: CitizenM

Absolutely.

Our legal immigration laws need to be reformed to make it easier those who want to come here and contribute to do so.

I know a fair number of legal immigrants, productive, law abiding, with green cards, who are terrified of being deported for any capricious reason, and I do know of a professional couple who even had high level security clearance get kicked out. It’s ridiculous that the deadbeat, drug dealing, welfare sucking ones get to stay and those we would WANT to stay, fear (with good reason based on precedent) being kicked out.


18 posted on 09/07/2011 6:09:44 AM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: melancholy

f you have only one degree in psychology and are a natural born citizen you can’t work in your field either. You need at least a PhD, several clincals, etc., etc. It takes lots of degrees to call yourself a psychologist.


19 posted on 09/07/2011 6:26:57 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Libloather

Only 15 arrested out of 200?


20 posted on 09/07/2011 7:02:34 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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21 posted on 09/07/2011 1:10:16 PM PDT by HiJinx ("The wealthy and satisfied do not migrate, they stagnate." ~ Louis L'Amour)
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22 posted on 09/07/2011 1:26:27 PM PDT by Ron H. (Loving my Deering Goodtime 2 Classic 5-stringer)
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To: ixtl
But don’t sneak into the country and then expect special treatment.

Why do you suppose than sneaking into the country and then demanding special treatment seem to follow like night follows day?

23 posted on 09/07/2011 6:55:23 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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