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  • Americans Back Arizona’s Landmark Immigration Law by More than 2-to-1 Margin (SB1070)

    04/21/2012 4:01:13 PM PDT · by montag813 · 5 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 04-21-2012 | John Hill
    Above: Sign from the 'Stand With Arizona' rally in Tempe AZ, May 29, 2010. by John HillStand With Arizona On the eve of a showdown for S.B. 1070 in the U.S. Supreme Court next week, a new poll shows that Americans support Arizona's landmark immigration crackdown more than ever - by a margin of more than two-to-one. A Fox News poll released Friday shows 65 percent of voters favor the 'controversial' law, while 31 percent oppose it. Eighty-four percent of Republicans favor Arizona’s law, while 46 percent of Democrats do. A 51-percent majority of Democrats opposes the law. Perhaps most...
  • Border agent indicted for violating illegal alien's rights [civil rights violation??!!]

    04/20/2012 2:06:37 PM PDT · by kevcol · 45 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | April 20, 2012 | Jim Kouri
    --snip-- In almost total secrecy, the Obama Justice Department has charged a U.S. Border Patrol agent, Luis Fonseca, for depriving the rights of a yet to be identified illegal alien at the Border Patrol station located on Imperial Beach, California, last July. Fonseca, however, was not indicted until a week ago. Agent Fonseca, 32, allegedly kneed and choked an unidentified alien during his tour near the Mexican border last summer. During his arraignment on Monday April 16, he entered a not guilty plea. A grand jury had handed down the indictment on April 12, but details were withheld and the...
  • Police Union Sues LAPD Over Car Impound Reprieve for Illegal Aliens

    04/19/2012 8:32:32 PM PDT · by montag813 · 8 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 04-20-2012 | John Hill
    Above: Sanctuary City Clowns Villaraigosa and Beck - putting the needs of illegals aliens above public safety. by John HillStand With Arizona Finally, a voice of sanity has emerged to stand against the madness that is America's Sanctuary City - Los Angeles. The Police Protective League (PPL) - the union that represents Los Angeles police officers - has sued the city and Police Chief Charlie Beck this week over his disgraceful new policy that allows illegal alien unlicensed drivers to keep their cars instead of having them impounded for 30 days - as California state law mandates.We profiled Beck's announcement...
  • [South Texas:]Judge: 'It was a massacre'; 3 killed, 8 wounded in cockfight

    04/19/2012 1:16:06 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 27 replies
    The Brownsville Herald ^ | April 19, 2012 | Christopher Sherman
    EDCOUCH, Texas (AP) — Masked gunmen opened fire during an illegal cockfight at a Texas ranch near Mexico early Thursday, killing three people and wounding eight others in what authorities described as a bloody massacre. The attack at the ranch near Edcouch, a town about 15 miles northeast of McAllen, happened shortly after midnight and sent spectators fleeing from the makeshift bleachers surrounding the fighting ring into the brush. Authorities were searching for the attackers and for clues as to their possible motives, Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino said. Homer Jasso, the justice of the peace for that area of...
  • 1.06 Million New "Green Cards" Issued In 2011

    04/18/2012 12:22:28 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 30 replies
    Center For Immigration Studies ^ | 09 April 2012 | Jerry Kammer
    The Department of Homeland Security reports that 1,062,040 new "Legal Residents" were admitted to the USA during 2011. "Green Cards" allow non-citizens to lawfully work in the USA and to receive almost every form of public assistance.
  • Tired of paying for illegal aliens? Demand passage of H.R. 2885: Legal Workforce Act

    04/18/2012 9:01:39 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 2 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | April 18, 2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Now that you have written your check and sent the IRS some of your hard earned money to help feed Barack Obama’s regime here’s a suggestion for what to do to fight back. Get behind the effort to pass Republican Representative Lamar Smith’s Legal Workforce Act (LWA) HR 2885. This bill would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act and order the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop a system for determining the citizenship and work eligibility status of all alien workers. As envisioned by Representative Smith this system would have DHS establish an employment eligibility verification system (EEVS), patterned...
  • Tired of paying for illegal aliens? Demand passage of H.R. 2885: Legal Workforce Act

    04/18/2012 5:34:54 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 11 replies
    Coach Is Right ^ | 4/18/2012 | Kevin “Coach” Collinsc
    Tired of paying for illegal aliens? Demand passage of H.R. 2885: Legal Workforce Act Now that you have written your check and sent the IRS some of your hard earned money to help feed Barack Obama’s regime here’s a suggestion for what to do to fight back. Get behind the effort to pass Republican Representative Lamar Smith’s Legal Workforce Act (LWA) HR 2885. This bill would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act and order the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop a system for determining the citizenship and work eligibility status of all alien workers. As envisioned by Representative...
  • Mexican Mafia Declares War On Black Gangs

    04/18/2012 8:36:53 AM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 59 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 04/18/12 | Friends of Ours
    Apparently gang rivalries in Southern California are breaking down along racial lines, and the Mexican Mafia has ordered Hispanic street gangs to "'focus on getting the blacks out' of their territories, according to an Escondido police gang specialist" as reported by Eva Knott for the San Diego Reader. Racial unrest in the underworld has been boiling over for the last few years in the Golden State. Last year the feds indicted 51 suspected members of Azusa 13 -- a Latino street gang affiliated with the Mexican Mafia -- for their alleged roles in a terror campaign against blacks in Azusa,...
  • Constitution Party National Convention to Meet in Nashville (Starting today, Wednesday 18 April)

    04/18/2012 7:07:43 AM PDT · by xzins · 113 replies
    The Constitution Party ^ | 17 Apr 12 | CP
    04/17/2012 Constitution Party National Convention to Meet in Nashville Amidst Unprecedented Voter Dissatisfaction with Obama and Romney Constitution Party National Chairman, Jim Clymer, announced the 2012 National Convention of the Constitution Party which will be held April 18-21 in Nashville, Tennessee. “American voters who support limited, constitutional government, traditional American values, the protection of American jobs and preservation of individual liberty can take heart! They will not be limited to a difficult choice between Obama and Romney as the one likely to be the least threat to their life, liberty, property and other interests. The Constitution Party will be offering...
  • Court says Arizona can demand voter identification

    04/18/2012 2:29:18 AM PDT · by markomalley · 34 replies
    Reuters ^ | 4/17/12 | Tim Gaynor
    A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday ruled Arizona may require voters to show identification at the polls, a ruling likely to add fuel to the fiery debate about voting rights in a presidential election year. But the court also ruled the state cannot demand that they show proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote in federal elections, a decision the state's attorney general said he would appeal. That could set the stage for yet another U.S. Supreme Court showdown over a contentious Arizona law touching on citizenship issues. Next week, the high court will hear arguments over the state's...
  • BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Upholds Most of Arizona Voter ID Law (9th Circuit!)

    04/17/2012 12:12:02 PM PDT · by montag813 · 63 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 04-17-2012 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With Arizona In a ruling which demonstrated just how radical is the Obama Administration's opposition to Voter ID laws, the very liberal U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Arizona's voter-approved 2004 law requiring voters to show proof of citizenship before receiving a ballot - a big victory in the battle against voter fraud in the runup to the November elections. The Appeals Court mostly shot down the challenges to the law, which had itself been upheld in Arizona U.S. District Court. Arizona can demand to see certain forms of identification that proves citizenship, the court...
  • 15-Year-Old Texas Boy Charged With Murder In Deaths Of 9 Illegal Immigrants

    04/16/2012 11:21:50 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 62 replies
    CBS Houston/AP ^ | April 16, 2012
    PALMVIEW, Texas (AP) — A 15-year-old South Texas boy has been charged with nine counts of murder among other charges after a van he was driving crashed, killing nine of the suspected illegal immigrants packed inside. The boy, who is not being identified because he is a juvenile, appeared at a probable cause hearing Monday. He was also charged with 17 counts of smuggling a person and causing serious bodily harm including death, and one count of evading.
  • Illegal immigrant seeks admission to Florida Bar

    04/16/2012 10:33:10 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | April 15, 2012 | Rafael A. Olmeda
    Can an immigrant without a green card get a Florida Bar card? Aspiring lawyer Jose Godinez-Samperio, 25, a Tampa-area resident, is hoping the answer is yes. A native of Mexico who entered the United States legally with his parents 16 years ago on a tourist visa, Godinez-Samperio is a graduate of the Florida State University College of Law, the valedictorian of the Armwood High School class of 2004, an Eagle Scout — and an undocumented immigrant.
  • The End of the Minutemen: Tea Party Absorbs the Border-Watching Movement

    04/16/2012 3:51:40 PM PDT · by lbryce · 6 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | April 16, 2012 | Liz Goodwin
    Back in 2004, Jim Gilchrist, a retired Marine and the founder of the California Minutemen Project, emailed a few dozen friends and family suggesting that concerned civilians personally combat illegal immigration by traveling to the Arizona border with him. Gilchrist lives in Orange County, Calif., but the Arizona border was the most heavily trafficked and sparsely patrolled. That email reached thousands of people and touched a nerve.
  • 100 kids found on border coming to Lackland(AFB, San Antonio, Texas)

    04/16/2012 3:11:09 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 14 replies
    mySA.com ^ | April 16, 2012 | Sig Christenson
    Lackland AFB will become a temporary home to 100 children who have been stopped recently by the U.S. Border Patrol, officials said Monday. Details were sketchy, including when and where the children were found, and when they would come to San Antonio. Brent Boller, a spokesman for Joint Base San Antonio, referred most questions about the incident to the Department of Health and Human Services, which said the oldest is 17 and that only 17 percent are below 14. Boys make up 77 percent of the group, said Marrianne McMullen, director of public affairs for HHS' Administration for Children and...
  • Romneycare Funded Health-Care for Illegal Immigrants (October 24, 2011)

    04/15/2012 7:07:30 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 13 replies
    National Review Online ^ | October 24, 2011 | Katrina Trinko
    Mitt Romney, who has called government-funded programs that offer assistance to illegal immigrants “magnets” that draw more illegal immigrants to the country, allowed a health-care program that helps illegal immigrations to be included in the final version of his health-care program that he signed. From the Los Angeles Times: The Massachusetts healthcare law that then-Gov. Mitt Romney signed in 2006 includes a program known as the Health Safety Net, which allows undocumented immigrants to get needed medical care along with others who lack insurance. Uninsured, poor immigrants can walk into a health clinic or hospital in the state and get...
  • Mitt Romney: Supports Amnesty For Illegal Immigrants (Sep 6, 2011)

    04/15/2012 4:11:23 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 37 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | Sep 6, 2011 | Mitt Romney
    MITT ROMNEY: "But my view is that those 12 million who have come here illegally should be given the opportunity to sign up to stay here..." So much for another lie by Romney that he is the toughest on Illegals
  • Undocumented immigrant seeks admission to Florida Bar

    04/15/2012 3:00:24 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 19 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | April 15, 2012 | Rafael A. Olmeda
    Can an immigrant without a green card get a Florida Bar card? Aspiring lawyer Jose Godinez-Samperio, 25, a Tampa-area resident, is hoping the answer is yes. A native of Mexico who entered the United States legally with his parents 16 years ago on a tourist visa, Godinez-Samperio is a graduate of the Florida State University College of Law, the valedictorian of the Armwood High School class of 2004, an Eagle Scout — and an undocumented immigrant.The Florida Board of Bar Examiners, which grants membership to the Bar, has asked the state Supreme Court to determine whether it can accept someone...
  • The Daily Rattle-April 15, 2012 (Immigration News Roundup)

    04/15/2012 10:48:37 AM PDT · by OddLane · 1 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | April 15, 2012 | Gerard Perry
    This month’s Rattle brings us a host of stories that the mainstream media didn’t cover sufficiently-preferring instead to shower accolades upon the man responsible for abandoning immigration enforcement in the name of political opportunism. We’ll cover everything from the latest spate of violent crimes committed by illegal aliens to Barack Obama’s continued roll out of administrative amnesty, which now includes directives to ignore both interior enforcement and border security. But first, we’ll examine this administration’s ongoing obstruction of Congress’s investigation into the ever-broadening gun-walking scandals. Courtesy of Sipsey Street Irregulars-whose coverage of Fast and Furious is non pareil-we learn that...
  • Summit of the Americas: Obama Rips Romney for Supporting Arizona’s Immigration Law

    04/14/2012 4:58:48 PM PDT · by hope · 51 replies
    CARTAGENA, Colombia — President Obama, on a three-day trip to South America, attacked GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney’s stance on immigration reform today, saying his support for Arizona’s tough immigration law is “very troublesome.” “We now have a Republican nominee who said that the Arizona laws are a model for the country. . . and these are laws that potentially would allow someone to be stopped and picked up and asked where their citizenship papers are based on an assumption,” Obama told Univision during an interview in Cartagena, where the president is attending the Summit of the Americas. The three-day trip...
  • Nebraska governor rejects prenatal care funding for illegal immigrants

    04/14/2012 1:21:05 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 8 replies
    Reuters‎ ^ | Fri Apr 13, 2012 | David Bailey; Editing by David Brunnstrom
    (Reuters) - Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman vetoed a proposal to restore Medicaid-funded prenatal care for illegal immigrants on Friday, but the initiative could still survive if the state legislature rejects his move next week. Nebraska state senators voted 31-15 on Wednesday to restore the program, which was eliminated two years ago after providing prenatal care for decades. The number of votes in favor was one more than would be needed to override the veto and the Nebraska legislature has one day left in its current session -- next Wednesday -- in which to do so. "I oppose providing taxpayer benefits...
  • Whistleblower calls out IT giant over U.S. jobs (the usual H1-B visa scam)

    04/14/2012 8:14:05 AM PDT · by jiggyboy · 131 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 12, 2012 | John Miller
    It's called outsourcing. American firms do it because foreign labor can be cheaper. But now, one company is being accused of bringing those lower-paid workers to the U.S. illegally and that may be costing Americans jobs. -- snip -- Palmer says Infosys, the global high-tech giant, engaged in a systematic practice of visa fraud, a charge the company denies. Palmer said the first thing to catch his attention was an employee that had been in the U.S. from India several times before. "He came up to me and he was literally in tears," Palmer said. "He told me he was...
  • Crowd protests immigration-enforcement proposal

    04/14/2012 6:21:33 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 12 replies
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | April 13, 2012 | Don Jacobs, Matt Lakin
    Crowd protests immigration-enforcement proposal
  • Laredo man guilty of smuggling 100 aliens from numerous countries

    04/13/2012 8:47:36 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 3 replies
    ValleyCentral.com ^ | April 13, 2012 | Brianna Vela
    After a three year investigative case and an arrest made in Spring 2011, a Laredo man was found guilty on smuggling 100 undocumented aliens. On Friday, the jury involved in the case, deemed Jose Rolando Ortiz responsible for transporting and harboring illegal immigrants and possession with the intent to distribute marijuana. Immigration and Customs Enforcement –Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI), Border Patrol agents, a chemist and undocumented alien witnesses all gave testimonies during the trial. Some methods Ortiz utilized methods to transport the illegal aliens from Mexico, China, India and the Dominican Republic that endangered their lives. The 30-year-old did not...
  • FBI Searches for Illegal Immigrant Charged with Aggravated DUI

    04/13/2012 2:38:23 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 7 replies
    FOX Chicago News ^ | 13 Apr 2012 | FOX Chicago News
    FBI Searches for Illegal Immigrant Charged with Aggravated DUI
  • Sheriff Joe: “I’m Not a Social Worker…I’m a Cop” (CBS Evening News)

    04/13/2012 12:19:18 PM PDT · by montag813 · 48 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 04-13-2012 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With Arizona With the Obama Department of Justice reportedly preparing to sue Sheriff Joe Arpaio to enforce "oversight" - essentially taking over his department - the CBS Evening News took a look at the Sheriff and the accusations against him. As usual, Joe did not disappoint. Asked if he enjoyed being "disliked", Arpaio said: "Well I sure don't want to be known as a nice guy. I'm not a social worker, I'm a cop!" Arpaio told CBS News that the Administration is only after him because they don't like him enforcing immigration laws. He also said...
  • Sheriff Joe Arpaio: If Obama Wants to Sue Me…Bring It On (Video)

    04/12/2012 9:16:27 AM PDT · by montag813 · 18 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 04-12-2012 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With Arizona The Obama Administration has shown themselves to be a bunch of bullies. Obama's Attorney General thinks nothing of bullying states like Texas and South Carolina - blocking their popular voter ID laws on phony "racism" claims. Obama himself recently even tried to bully the Supreme Court over his healthcare takeover, arrogantly ignoring 209 years of judicial precedent in a naked attempt to intimidate. But they seem to have met their match in Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The Administration, particularly the Justice Department and its Civil Rights Division, has declared total war on a man who is...
  • Notice: Free Republic has been in full rebellion mode since 2008 and will remain so for the duration

    04/11/2012 8:04:00 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 1,464 replies
    Click here to pledge your support! ^ | April 11, 2012 | Jim Robinson
    Notice: Free Republic has been in full rebellion mode since 2008 and will remain in full rebellion mode for the duration! No more Doles!! No more McCains!! No more RINOS!! NO ROMNEY!! Those who cannot stomach rebellion might as well start looking for a new home on the net!! Those who have ignored my hundreds of posts on this crucial issue or who have doubted me these last three or four years might as well get used to it. FR will never support the abortionist, homosexualist, socialist, mandate loving, constitution trampling liar Mitt Romney. In case you haven't noticed, a...
  • Air Support Called as Agents Search for Illegal Immigrants[South Texas]

    04/11/2012 4:51:51 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 4 replies
    KRGV ^ | 4/11/12 | Erica Proffer
    SOUTH OF FALFURRIAS - Border Patrol agents are searching for illegal immigrants in the brush south of the Falfurrias checkpoint. Border Patrol agents were chasing a group of illegal immigrants in a truck. We're told the driver veered off the road and crashed into a fence. Four people were caught. The other people inside took off on foot. Agents are searching for the people who left the scene. They've called in air support and BORSTAR agents to help in the search.
  • A brief digest of "conservative" Romney's greatest accomplishments

    Romney's "accomplishments". 1. Implemented/created Gay Marriage in MA 2. Supported and forced Gay Adoption in MA 3. Supported Abortion wholeheartedly 4. Raised taxes/fees over 300% while being Governor of MA 5. Implemented a state-level Cap and Trade system. 6. Supported Man-Made Global Warming 7. Supported the Brady Bill 8. Implemented a state level “Assault” Weapons Bill after the Federal AWB was allowed to expire 9. Supported TARP 10. Supported Amnesty for Illegal Aliens (Citizenship for those already here) 11. Supported McCain-Kennedy(Amenesty) 12. Implemented a socialized medicine in MA called RomneyCare complete with an Individual Mandate and $50 abortions 13. Nominated...
  • RAW VIDEO Nine Illegal Immigrants Killed in Palmview Accident(South Texas)

    04/11/2012 12:01:18 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 26 replies
    KGBT ^ | 04.11.2012 | Katie Lopez
    Emergency responders rush to the scene of a major accident in Palmview Tuesday night. At least nine people are reported dead, and police believe the death toll is expected to rise. The accident happened just after 10:35 p.m. on Minnesota Road heading east bound on Expressway 83 frontage road. One man who witnessed the crash told Action 4 News once the van lost control “bodies just started flying out” of the van. Sources told Action 4 News the U.S. Border Patrol and Palmview Police were conducting a routine traffic stop on Green Road when the driver of a van suddenly...
  • Conservative watchdog group questions counties with too many voters

    04/10/2012 9:14:25 AM PDT · by tje · 18 replies
    The Houston Comical ^ | Sunday, April 8, 2012 | Lise Olsen
    Sixteen small counties across Texas appear to have more registered voters on their rolls as of 2010 than qualified citizens of voting age - a phenomenon prompting conservative Washington, D.C., watchdog group to question whether the "overcounts" could raise the potential for election fraud. The Chronicle reviewed public records for all Texas counties and found evidence of surplus registered voters in rural Texas counties scattered statewide, including East Texas counties like Chambers, Trinity, and Polk, as well as border counties like Presidio in Big Bend country and Maverick County surrounding the border at Eagle Pass.
  • Holder's Corrupt Opposition to Voter ID Laws

    04/10/2012 4:08:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 10, 2012 | David Limbaugh
    Can anyone think of an innocuous reason that President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder oppose state voter ID laws? Obama and Holder appear to view almost everything through the prism of race or, at the very least, use race as an excuse to justify otherwise very dubious policies, from immigration enforcement to voter intimidation actions to strong-arming banks to make loans via allegations of racism. In December, along these lines, Holder criticized redistricting maps that had been drawn by the Texas Legislature and used the opportunity to call for an aggressive federal review of voter identification laws in...
  • "Soul of Heterosexual White Male at Stake in 2012" - Illegal Immigrant Pulitzer Prize Winner

    04/10/2012 8:01:53 AM PDT · by crusader71 · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 4/10/12 | The Daily Caller
    In a wide-ranging symposium Monday called “The State of Race in America,” award-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas said that “in some ways, the soul of the heterosexual white man is a stake” in the 2012 election. His comments were part of a larger monologue on political and social power moving to minority groups, which he said will hurt former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s campaign. “For everybody in this country in which America’s always been a fight,” he said, “They’re looking at him [Mitt Romney], in which everything’s been given, and we’re going, ‘OK, do you see yourself? Do you fully...
  • Houston's City Hall Proudly Displays the Mexican Flag in the Legal Dept

    04/09/2012 11:20:06 AM PDT · by magna carta · 8 replies
    Stop the Magnet ^ | April 9,2012 | Elizabeth Theiss
    Imagine my surprise when I stepped off the elevator and looked through a glass partition on my right to see a Mexican Flag displayed on a cubicle. I was visiting the legal Dept. to try to get clarity on exactly where petitioners may operate in "public forums". Have we been captured? What does this signify for our petition efforts? Houston....we have a problem.
  • Discounted tuition for illegal immigrants passes in Senate

    04/09/2012 2:40:43 PM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    The Pueblo Chieftain ^ | April 9, 2012
    The Colorado Senate this morning passed a Pueblo lawmaker’s bill that would create a discount rate of college tuition for illegal immigrants who attended high school in the state. ... Opponents contend the bill would create an incentive for illegal immigration to Colorado. They also argue that it presents students with false hope because they would not be able to work legally in the country until they attain citizenship. The bill’s passage in the Democratically controlled Senate was not a surprise. Its first true test will come next, when it is heard by a Republican House committee. A similar bill...
  • SHOCK VIDEO: Investigator Obtains Eric Holder’s Own Ballot – Without ANY I.D.

    04/09/2012 8:23:51 AM PDT · by montag813 · 38 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 04-09-2012 | John Hill
    As we have detailed repeatedly over the past year, the Obama Administration and the Democrats are determined to steal the 2012 election by enabling voter fraud - and are blocking every state Voter ID law they possibly can. As always, left-wing groups like the ACLU, Brennan Center for Justice, and the Administration itself insist that voter fraud is - as Attorney General Eric Holder himself has said - "a problem that does not exist", and thus proof that ID laws are merely an attempt to suppress minority voting (despite overwhelming evidence that the exact opposite is true). Now in a...
  • Why We Need Voter-ID Laws Now

    04/09/2012 6:27:32 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 17 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 4-9-12 | John Fund
    Attorney General Eric Holder is a staunch opponent of laws requiring voters to show photo ID at the polls to improve ballot security. He calls them “unnecessary” and has blocked their implementation in Texas and South Carolina, citing the fear they would discriminate against minorities. I wonder what Holder will think when he learns just how easy it was for someone to be offered his ballot just by mentioning his name in a Washington, D.C., polling place in Tuesday’s primaries. In Washington, it was child’s play for O’Keefe to beat the system. O’Keefe’s assistant used a hidden camera to document...
  • Marco Rubio, the GOP and the DREAM Act

    04/08/2012 8:27:40 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 16 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | 04.07.12 | Erika Bolstad
    WASHINGTON -- A few weeks ago, Daniela Pelaez visited Washington. A valedictorian at North Miami Senior High, the 18-year-old had just learned she no longer faced deportation, thanks in part to congressional intervention in her immigration case. She visited the nation’s capital the same week a Fox News Latino poll found Hispanic voters favor President Barack Obama six-to-one over any of the Republican presidential hopefuls. Suddenly, there was new life in the DREAM Act, an immigration bill that offers a path toward citizenship for young people like Daniela who came to the U.S. illegally with their parents. Enter Florida Sen....
  • DHS To Grant Illegal Aliens “Unlawful Presence Waivers”

    04/07/2012 8:18:34 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 28 replies
    judicialwatch.org ^ | April 02, 2012 | Judicial Watch
    In its quest to implement stealth amnesty, the Obama Administration is working behind the scenes to halt the deportation of certain illegal immigrants by granting them “unlawful presence waivers.” The new measure would apply to illegal aliens who are relatives of American citizens. Here is how it would work, according to a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announcement posted in today’s Federal Register, the daily journal of the U.S. government; the agency will grant “unlawful presence waivers” to illegal aliens who can prove they have a relative that’s a U.S. citizen. Currently such aliens must return to their native country...
  • Illegal Aliens Find Detention in U.S. May Be Good for Their Health

    04/07/2012 8:57:11 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    CNS News ^ | 4/6/2012 | Susan Jones
    CNSNews.com) - The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency is touting the "quality" medical care it provides for 15,000 illegal aliens who are housed at 21 detention facilities throughout the nation. "A detainee's health care begins the moment they walk through the facility's doors," said Dr. Jon Krohmer, assistant director for ICE Health Service Corps (IHSC). "Within the first 12 hours of their admission, all detainees undergo a preliminary health screening, which includes an evaluation of the individual's medical, dental and mental health status; and within the next 14 days, a more detailed physical examination takes place." Because so many...
  • Ruben Navarrette: Obama's immigration problem

    04/07/2012 6:27:05 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 1 replies
    Journalstar.com ^ | 4/6/12 | Ruben Navarrette
    - When I said recently that President Barack Obama had a habit of not being truthful about his immigration record, an angry Obama supporter demanded that I give specifics. There are so many examples it's tough to keep track.
  • Two of Latin America's deadliest gangs join forces

    04/07/2012 7:27:05 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 12 replies
    -excerpt- In recent months, authorities say, they have begun to see the first signs that the Zetas are providing paramilitary training and equipment to the Maras in exchange for intelligence and crimes meant to divert law-enforcement resources and attention
  • From Brother to Brother, a Kidney, and a Life

    04/06/2012 7:06:43 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 2 replies
    The New York Times ^ | April 6, 2012 | NINA BERNSTEIN
    When restaurant customers learned that the waiter they called Angel was in the hospital with kidney failure, they stuffed bills into a collection jar to help support his family. His brother offered something more precious: a healthy kidney to restore his life. But for two years, the obstacles to the transplant seemed insuperable. Angel, the father of two American-born children, is an illegal immigrant. And a maze of conflicting health care and immigration policies meant that while the government would pay for a lifetime of dialysis, costing $75,000 yearly, it would not pay for a $100,000 transplant that would make...
  • Florida Supremes asked to weigh in on whether illegal immigrants can be licensed lawyers

    04/06/2012 4:10:48 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 29 replies
    WFSU ^ | April 6, 2012. | Regan McCarthy
    It’s now up to the Florida Supreme court to decide whether undocumented immigrants are allowed to be lawyers in the state. Regan McCarthy reports the Florida Board of Bar Examiners is asking the Court for its opinion. Jose Godinez-Samperio came to the United States on a visitors’ visa with his family as a young boy. When the visas expired, the family stayed. He became an Eagle Scout and graduated top of his class from high school. Now, as a Florida State University law school graduate, he wants to be a lawyer, but there are questions about whether he can be...
  • IRS Commissioner: Paying Taxes Is Pathway to Citizenship for Illegal Aliens

    04/06/2012 6:30:36 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 36 replies
    IRS Commissioner: Paying Taxes Is Pathway to Citizenship for Illegal Aliens By Elizabeth Harrington April 5, 2012 (CNSNews.com) – Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Douglas Shulman said Thursday that paying taxes is a pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens. At the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., 12 days before this year's tax-filing deadline (Apr. 17), Shulman was asked about what his agency is doing to collect taxes from illegal aliens. “You know, it’s a great question,” he said. “One of the pathways to citizenship that people believe is a good one is--even if you’re not in this country legally--to pay...
  • Mass. RMV doesn't check immigration status, 45 other states do

    04/05/2012 8:23:29 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 6 replies
    myfoxboston ^ | 05 Apr 2012 | Mike Beaudet
    Mass. RMV doesn't check immigration status, 45 other states do copyright-link only Read more: http://www.myfoxboston.com/dpp/news/undercover/mass-rmv-doesnt-check-immigration-status-45-other-states-do-20120405#ixzz1rE5ulpeL
  • Suspected illegal immigrant indicted on 41 counts including robberies, sexual assaults

    04/05/2012 4:09:01 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 11 replies
    Nashville City Paper ^ | April 4, 2012 | Pierce Greenberg
    Over the course of three months, 25-year-old Olbin Euceda committed crimes involving 26 victims in the Antioch area during the fall of 2011, according to multiple Davidson County grand jury indictments handed down last week. Detectives and SWAT team officers from the Metro Nashville Police Department arrested Euceda in December after allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl and robbing her family. He was caught just before boarding a bus to Mexico. The grand jury indictments handed down last week charge Euceda with 41 separate counts, outlining to some extent the crimes with which he and his alleged accomplice, Rony Sorta, are...
  • ICE's Secure Communities activated in Wash., Mont.

    04/05/2012 9:37:40 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 3 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | April 4, 2012 | MANUEL VALDES
    A federal program that uses fingerprint analysis to identify illegal immigrants in county jails has been activated in Washington state and Montana ahead of the 2013 nationwide rollout, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said
  • Rubio Working on GOP Version of DREAM Act to Let Younger Illegal Aliens Stay Legally In U.S.

    04/05/2012 8:51:40 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 17 replies
    CNS News ^ | 4/3/2012 | Edwin Mora
    (CNSNews.com) - Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) says he is working to craft an alternative version of the DREAM Act that would allow younger illegal aliens who came to the United States "through no fault of their own" to stay here legally and, if they wished, get in line to become a citizen. "There is nothing that prohibits them from getting citizenship,” Rubio told the Tampa Bay Times in an April 3 interview in which he explained his plan. “We just don't create a new pathway. The bottom line is they would have a visa of some sort and like they...