Skip to comments.Supporters rally in Raleigh for jailed immigrant
Posted on 03/11/2012 9:17:29 AM PDT by moonshinner_09
RALEIGH -- With posters and candles, about 30 people held a vigil Friday night outside the Wake County jail to support a man who was arrested Feb. 29 during a protest at a legislative committee hearing and is now being held for federal immigration authorities. Uriel Alberto was one of three people charged with disorderly conduct after a demonstration near the conclusion of a state House committee hearing on immigration policy. Wearing T-shirts that said "Undocumented and Unafraid," they began shouting after Republican state Rep. George Cleveland suggested illegal immigrants who come as workers bring crime to the state. Taken to the jail, Alberto, 24, was held on a notice, known as a detainer, from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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At the vigil in Winston-Salem, news of Alberto's hunger strike so moved Giovanna Hurtado, a member of the immigrant advocacy group El Cambio, that she announced during a tearful speech to the crowd that she, too, would go on a hunger strike.
"I will not eat until he is released!" she shouted.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have declined to comment on Alberto's case. His record shows that he pleaded guilty in 2008 to charges of driving while impaired. He has no other convictions, but one of the charges on his record is affray, a legal term that usually refers to fighting. http://www2.journalnow.com/news/2012/mar/06/wsmet01-vigil-for-alberto-draws-about-70-ar-2007181/
drunk drivers deserved to be deported period.His statement of ,undocumented, unafraid and unashamed!"so what is the problem, deport him.They make all these bold statements until they find out, when they get arrested, they are no longer chanting undocumented, unafraid and unashamed, now it's oh poor pityful me!
Thirty whining foreign nationals and it’s considered news? When is the “media” going to start covering yard sales? I’ve seen many of them with more than thirty people at them.
Well, bye, then.
“”I will not eat until he is released!” she shouted.”
Food Stamp Savings!
Deport them all.
“I will not eat until he is released!” she shouted. /
Good!! So check her documentation and if she’s illegal deport her along with him. Two birds with one stone. They go and she gets to eat.
Let’s hope she is as determined in her cause as Bobby Sands.
Illegal immigration is largest contributing factor to the decline of this once great country!
I don’t think she is. She’s probably an illegal that lies to stay here so why would we count on a lawbreaker to keep a promise.
Judging by the looks of some on welfare she could probably lose 100 pounds and not miss it.
Wonder what would happen to an American jailed for a similar act of civil disobedience in Mexico, and the Mexicans who supported him....
This is maddening! When is going to stop? An illegal alien have the right to protest in our country?! Thank you Liberials!
“I will not eat until he is released!” she shouted.
Bet shes hoping that he be deported immediately (released)
Hunger strikes dont move God...
Though they can be intimidating and manipulate others..
Real fasting is not intended to move God...
It moves us into a position where we can finally hear Him...
Their utter contempt for Americans was never so virulent.
Another example of the “just here for a better life—will do jobs Americans won’t do” scam.
Once they worm their way over the border, the scams start .....riding the gravy train under multiple identities.
Groomed by Mexico and the rest of the Third World, they continue to tear down our democracy to install a Third World on America soil....in obeisance to the fedarales in their worm-eaten home countries.
Now that she’s debased marriage and American values on ntl TV——actress Eva Longoria has started the Eva Longoria Foundation. A party sponsored by Vanity Fair and Chrysler on behalf of the Foundation, took place at Longoria’s restaurant, Beso, located in Hollywood.
Longoria wrote an op-ed for Huff/Post, explaining the intentions of her new foundation:
“I was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas, just a few hours from the U.S.-Mexico border. My family has lived there for nine generations. As a Mexican-American growing up in a city with a large Hispanic community, my hybrid identity was not unique; many friends and classmates experienced a similar cultural mix. Growing up in this vibrant community left me with a strong desire to give back,” Longoria explained.
“Our mission is to help Latinas build better futures for themselves and their families through education and entrepreneurship. We will support programs which help Latinas become college graduates. And we will provide Latinas with career training, mentorship, capital and opportunity.”
Arrest all these illegal interlopers, seize their property, waterboard them for the hell of it and then deport them. Ha e a nice day.
Good point - thirty people supporting what the MSM believes trumps thousands of Tea Party members - every time.
Here’s a great comment on our MSM from an unusual source - Enjoy:
This illegal alien is just that....an ILLEGAL alien.
Calling this jerk an “immigrant” is like saying a bank robber is making an “unauthorized withdrawal.”
Sounds like another likely 30 or so that should be checked...
Vanity Fair????Great choice Eva!
that’s the same magazine that had a great spread on the elegance of Assad’s wife and her collection of clothes last year! i wonder what outfit she is wearing when she watches her husband’s thugs murder women and children??
It’s not a fashion mag anymore..its a Dictator Leftie Rag!
Mutually exclusive subsets.
Once again, let’s not let the anti-American Left set the terminology ground rules.