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For Many Illegal Entrants Into U.S., a Particularly Inhospitable First Stop
The New York Times ^ | May 26, 2012 | MANNY FERNANDEZ

Posted on 05/26/2012 2:50:21 PM PDT by mdittmar

EDINBURG, Tex. — For decades, the first stop for illegal immigrants making their way across the Texas border has often been a stash house or drop house, an apartment or rental home where they might spend hours or days in squalor waiting to be transported elsewhere. Often it is where they are held until their families pay the smugglers’ fees.But in recent months, stash houses have proliferated in border towns in the Rio Grande Valley and in cities farther north, like Houston, a trend that has been occurring in Texas but not in other states on the border.

And local, state and federal authorities in Texas say these houses are becoming increasingly overcrowded, with smugglers packing in dozens of people and treating the occupants not so much like customers but prisoners whom they starve, beat or rape.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: humansmuggling; invasion; mexico; texas
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Thanks mdittmar, sidebars:
21 posted on 05/27/2012 12:29:28 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time --
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To: Liz

Hey, your post barely caused a ripple! Where did all our “friends” go???

22 posted on 05/27/2012 3:45:25 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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The New York Times is so out of touch with what goes on along the border in the southwestern US. This reporter claims these “safe” houses are a trend in Texas but not in other states along the border. These safe houses have been a problem in Phoenix, where I’m from, for years. Squalid conditions, boarded up windows, no adequate toilets or sanitary facilities, locks on all the interior doors to keep people in. Rapes, robberies, death threats, extortion. I despise the media today where reporters don’t investigate and report the facts. Jan Brewer’s book should have given Manny Hernandez a clue but then she’s an “evil” conservative from Arizona, who stood up and challenged the NYT’s sweetheart, Obama.

23 posted on 05/27/2012 5:19:07 AM PDT by HotHunt
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Forget the useless DEA and ICE----the IRS and FBI can nail them ....with this.


L/E needs to check bank accounts----ALL of them---personal and business.

The "Bank Secrecy Act" was passed to protect the public from harm by identifying and detecting criminal enterprises, money laundering, tax evasion, and "other" unlawful activities.

Under the Bank Secrecy Act, banks are required to establish, implement and maintain programs designed to detect and report suspicious activity that might be indicative of govt fraud, money laundering, embezzlement, and other financial crimes.

<><> Joint bank accounts might be used to facilitate the transfer of funds to pay for personal and private expenses, credit cards, real estate subsidies and vehicle purchases.

<><> To cover their tracks, fake invoices might be created to show that money deposited into accounts was being used for legitimate purposes.

The scheme might be advanced by issuing phony statements of monies from federal and state sources that actually covered the transfer of funds for their own use.


<><> L/E is directed to get ahold of: (1) copies of checks, (2) wire transfers to Mexico and other Third World drug havens, (3) account statements, (4) invoices, (5) bills, (6) delivery tickets, (7) correspondence including e-mail, contracts, loan agreements, and, (8) any other books or records.

<><> L/E should also explore (a) monies paid to brokers, sub-brokers, (b) family members, (c) mortgage brokers, (d) financial managers, and, (e) real estate agents, brokers, and developers.

<><> L/E should scrutinize bank accounts for suspicious activites: (A) large deposits, (B) funds transferred from one account into another, (C) frequent requests for withdrawals.

24 posted on 05/27/2012 5:42:44 AM PDT by Liz
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25 posted on 05/27/2012 11:00:31 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Liz
'For Many Illegal Entrants Into U.S., a Particularly Inhospitable First Stop'
HUH?!? and..

This does it. Everyone at the NY Slimes is Nucking Futs.

First off they ain't "Illegal Entrants" as that would be someone who lies or cheats to get on say a game show, like Jeopardy. These people are ILLEGAL Aliens. As in: A Foreign National who isn't supposed to be in the USA but are anyway. And are here without the knowledge, approval and/or consent of the 'US Feral Gubmint'(sic).

Annnnnnd Mr Manny at the NY Slimes, it's SUPPOSED to be "Inhospitable" for them you jack-wagon! Because .... (come on ... you can get it ....okay).. THEY'RE ILLEGALS!!!! Dammit, what do expect?.. a Block Party for them with FREE: Tacos, Beer, a Pickup Truck, and a Green Card?!?!

Sheesh, I sure hope this Manny Fernandez hasn't reproduced. he's a friggen moron.
And likely an illegal too.

Sorry about missing your (((PING))). Been busy trying to study some guitar lesson 'tricks, licks and stuff' for the past three days and I can't even get time to do that. Something is always coming up. So less time for FR too.

26 posted on 05/27/2012 12:03:09 PM PDT by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out conservatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry)
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