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  • St. Louis Park High School Reports Tuberculosis Case (MN)

    01/12/2017 6:07:57 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 18 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 1/12/17 | Nate Leding
    The superintendent of St. Louis Park High School reported a case of tuberculosis. The school district says it was notified by the Hennepin County Department of Health that one individual at the high school had been diagnosed with active TB in late November. The individual was receiving medical care by the time the school district was notified. But the school district says the person was contagious in September, October and November before the diagnosis was determined. The superintendent says the Hennepin County Department of Health asked the district to wait to communicate the information until they could determine who else...
  • Mumps Outbreak Expands at SUNY New Paltz; 13 Cases Reported (all were vaccinated)

    11/12/2016 7:12:46 AM PST · by NYer · 100 replies
    nbcnewyork ^ | November 11, 2016
    Thirteen cases of mumps have now been confirmed at the State University of New York at New Paltz, an increase of four since last week.At least eight members of the school's intercollegiate swim team, along with one athletics staff member, are among the sick. Swim practices and workouts were suspended as a precaution at the onset of the initial outbreak. 2 Mumps Cases Confirmed on SUNY Campuses; Outbreak Expands It's not clear if the additional four cases are connected to the mumps spread on the swim team, which county health officials first learned of a month ago. Last week, college health...
  • Arkansas Investigates Mumps Outbreak With More Than 400 Possible Cases

    10/10/2016 1:34:39 PM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 12 replies
    abcnews ^ | Oct. 10 , 2016 | Gillian Mohney
    he Arkansas Department of Health is investigating a mumps outbreak that may have infected hundreds of people. A total of 427 suspected cases of mumps are being investigated in the state, with the majority of them children, the department reported on Friday. More than 30 schools in the state have reported one or more student contracting the mumps virus. The health department is requiring any student with a MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine exemption to stay home for at least 26 days if they were exposed to the mumps virus. If students get the MMR vaccine, they will be...
  • Don’t fall for Trump’s pivot toward ‘humane’ immigration policies [barf alert]

    08/23/2016 9:26:12 PM PDT · by grundle · 38 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 22, 2016 | Editorial Board
    ... at least 8 million unauthorized immigrants are employed, most have been in this country for 15 years or longer, and typically they do jobs — tending crops, washing dishes, mowing lawns — that native-born Americans do not want. In basic economic terms, illegal immigrants meet the labor market’s demand for lower-wage employees, for which there is a shortage of available legal workers.
  • HOUSTON: Thousands of Middle Eastern Illegal Immigrants Busted with Forged Papers at Border

    08/21/2016 3:09:34 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 18 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 18 Aug 2016 | Bob Price
    <p>U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents working with Mexican immigration officials have found thousands of non-Hispanic illegal immigrants crossing Mexico's southern border to make their way to Texas. The "extra-continental" immigrants enter countries as far south as Brazil and make their way to the United States, often with forged travel documents.</p>
  • Nine ISLAMIC migrants arrested after woman ‘drugged and gang raped’ in Austria

    08/16/2016 3:08:27 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 32 replies
    Lion Heart News ^ | 8/16/2016 | Jordan Hunter
    POLICE have arrested nine Iraqi migrants on suspicion of gang raping a 28-year-old German woman, who was subjected to a horrifying four hour assault. The nine men, who are all seeking asylum in Austria, had travelled to Vienna for New Year’s Eve celebrations where the assault took place. There they allegedly drugged the woman and dragged her to nearby apartment block before carrying out the brutal attack. The arrests were made in Austria after DNA evidence and CCTV footage was used to successfully build a case against the alleged rapists. It comes as Austria’s anti-immigrant Freedom Party desperately attempts to...
  • MUSLIMS Threaten California Church with “Allahu Akbars” During Sunday Mass

    08/12/2016 9:15:09 AM PDT · by blueyon · 39 replies
    the gateway pundt ^ | 08/12/16 | Jim Hoft
    Oh nice. So this is what we have to look forward to in Obama’s “new America.”Father Josiah Trenham described the threats on his Orthodox Church in California. Muslims screamed “Allahu Akbars” at St. Andrew Orthodox Church during its Sunday service. They brought their bullhorn so everyone would get the message. Via FOX News and Jihad Watch:
  • Report: Another Disturbing Sexual Assault in Twin Falls

    08/10/2016 12:20:32 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    Big Government (Breitbart) ^ | August 9, 2016 | Lee Stranahan
    TWIN FALLS, IDAHO — A town that was recently rocked by the horrific gang-rape of a five-year-old girl by refugee boys has had an arrest in a case involving charges of another disturbing sexual assault case last weekend. Mohammed Hussein I. Eldai, 28, is facing charges of felony sexual assault of a vulnerable adult for an attack that happened Friday afternoon. The alleged victim, who has been diagnosed with mental retardation, encountered Eldai when she was out for a walk in the Saturday afternoon heat and laid down to take a nap. As Twin Falls TV station KM TV reports:
  • Harris County infant dies in first Zika-related death in Texas

    08/09/2016 8:37:51 AM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 22 replies
    abc13.com/KIRK ^ | 8/9/2016
    Texas has confirmed that an infant who recently died in Harris County had microcephaly linked to the Zika virus. The baby passed away shortly after birth and is the first Zika-related death reported in Texas. During her pregnancy, the mother was in Latin America, where she was infected, and the baby acquired the infection in the womb. Recent test results confirmed the baby's condition and link to Zika. The mother and baby are classified as travel-related cases, and there is no additional associated risk in Texas. Last month Texas reported the state's first case of microcephaly linked to Zika, also...
  • I feel unsafe in US, Muslim American Olympic Star Ibtihaj Muhammad says

    08/08/2016 10:23:53 PM PDT · by Cubs Fan · 117 replies
    I feel unsafe in US, Muslim American Olympic Star Ibtihaj Muhammad says American athlete Ibtihaj Muhammad, who is also the U.S.'s first hijab-wearing Olympian, said she feels unsafe in her own country due to rising Islamophobic tendencies.
  • Disturbing ISIS video shows niqab-wearing girl singing song before beheading doll

    08/08/2016 5:56:19 AM PDT · by kevcol · 23 replies
    Daily Express ^ | August 8, 2016 | Lizzie Stromme
    In the middle of the chant, the girl can be seen bending down to grab the doll before sawing the head off the children's toy. As the disturbing clip comes to an end, the girl proudly lifts the head up for the camera before she lets it topple to the floor. She then throws her fist in the air as she exclaims "Allahu Akbar"
  • Mother who sexually abused girl, nine, [says she] should not be jailed [tr]

    08/02/2016 10:37:42 AM PDT · by pabianice · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/2/16 | Burroughs
    Solicitor claims mother who sexually abused girl, nine, should not be jailed because her shame as a Muslim was punishment enough Raheelah Dar, 43, jailed for seven years for sex offences against young girl Was convicted of grooming, isolating and manipulating the schoolgirl Dar began to abuse the girl after the failure of her first arranged marriage Her lawyer urged judge not to jail her as she had already been shunned by her community But judge gave her seven years saying: 'She was an innocent. You were crafty' A middle-aged Muslim woman has been jailed for seven years for carrying...
  • Multi-Drug Resistant TB Spikes 75 Percent in Massachusetts

    08/01/2016 10:46:01 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Aug 2016 | MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    The number of cases of very dangerous, multi-drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) reported in Massachusetts spiked 75 percent in 2015, to seven cases, up from four in 2014, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. In 2015, 87 percent of the 192 cases of active TB diagnosed in Massachusetts (167 out of 192) were foreign-born, a rate significantly higher than the foreign-born rate across the country that year, which was 66 percent.
  • Syrian Who Blew Himself Up in Germany Had Been Twice Ordered Deported

    07/25/2016 7:45:31 AM PDT · by Lera · 35 replies
    New York Times ^ | JULY 25, 2016 | MELISSA EDDY
    ANSBACH, Germany — A 27-year-old Syrian refugee who blew himself up Sunday evening at an open-air music festival in southern Germany, injuring 15 people, had been twice ordered deported from the country, officials said on Monday.
  • Pregnant girl, 14, allegedly burned to death by her in-laws

    07/18/2016 10:36:36 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 32 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | July 17, 2016 | Kaeim Sharifi, AP
    KABUL - An Afghan father was on a quest for justice Monday after saying that his pregnant 14-year-old daughter was burned to death by her in-laws, the latest reported case of violence against women in the country. Afghanistan faces serious human rights issues, including physical and sexual violence against women and so-called honour killings that often involve immolation. The 45-year-old father, Mohammad Azam, said that he came to the capital, Kabul, to seek justice for his daughter Zarah. He told The Associated Press that she was tortured and set on fire by her husband's family last week. She died in...
  • Nice truck attacker was from Tunisian town of Msaken - Tunisian security sources [MUZZIE BASTARD]

    07/15/2016 7:38:29 AM PDT · by bimboeruption · 27 replies
    Reuters ^ | 7-15-2016 | Unknown to me
    TUNIS, July 15 (Reuters) - An attacker who drove a heavy truck into crowds in the French city of Nice killing at least 84 people came from the Tunisian town of Msaken which he last visited four years ago, Tunisian security sources said on Friday. The man, identified by French police sources as 31-year-old Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, was not known by the Tunisian authorities to hold radical or Islamist views, the sources said. Bouhlel was married with three children, they said. The sources did not say when he had last been resident in Tunisia. Msaken is about 10 km (six...
  • California violent crime up 10 percent, reversing long trend

    07/02/2016 7:12:08 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 28 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | July 1, 2016 | Steve Rubenstein
    Crime went up in California in 2015, with year-to-year jumps not only in murders, robberies and car thefts but also in hate crimes against Muslims and assaults against police officers, according to statistics released Friday by Attorney General Kamala Harris.
  • 5-year-old Idaho girl 'afraid to go out of her house' after sex assault

    06/29/2016 3:57:35 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 40 replies
    WND ^ | 6/29/2016 | Leo Hohmann
    (Watch video at link) The 5-year-old Idaho girl who was sexually assaulted by migrant boys from Sudan and Iraq has become a “prisoner in her own house” since the crime was allegedly committed more than three weeks ago, says a close friend of the family. That’s because one suspect’s family who was evicted from the apartment complex has still not moved out. The families of the three boys involved – two from Sudan ages 10 and 14 and a third from Iraq age 7 – were all evicted from the Fawnbrook Apartments in Twin Falls last week following publicity about...
  • REFUGEES SENDING 'SUITCASES OF WELFARE CASH' HOME TO SOMALIA

    06/25/2016 7:43:27 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 53 replies
    WND ^ | May 18 2016 | LEO HOHMANN
    Men and women pulling “suitcases full of cash” started showing up at Seattle’s Sea-Tac Airport last year holding tickets for international flights bound for Africa. Transporting large amounts of cash overseas is perfectly legal. But it was who was carrying the money … and where it was going that caught the attention of law enforcement, according to a report by KING 5, the local NBC affiliate for western Washington. Those hauling the cash-laden cases were Somali-Americans who’d come to this country as refugees. They routinely send money back to Somalia. And many of the greenbacks headed to the jihadist-infested East...
  • “Islamic Refugee” With Gas Pipeline Plans Arrested in New Mexico Border County

    06/15/2016 10:51:30 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 57 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | June 15, 2016
    Police in a U.S. town bordering Mexico have apprehended an undocumented, Middle Eastern woman in possession of the region’s gas pipeline plans, law enforcement sources tell Judicial Watch. Authorities describe the woman as an “Islamic refugee” pulled over during a traffic stop by a deputy sheriff in Luna County, New Mexico which shares a 54-mile border with Mexico. County authorities alerted the U.S. Border Patrol and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Joint Terrorism Task Forces (JTTF) has been deployed to the area to investigate, sources with firsthand knowledge of the probe confirm. The gas pipeline plans in the woman’s...
  • Somali Muslim Opens Fire, Takes Hostages at Wal-Mart in Texas [POLICE DISPATCH AUDIO]

    06/14/2016 8:03:33 PM PDT · by Silly · 34 replies
    PamelaGeller.com ^ | June 14, 2016 | Pamela Geller
    Burying the lede — the suspect, a current or former Walmart employee, was said to be a Somalian man wearing khaki pants, KFDA-TV reports. Police said in a press release at 12:25 local time that no victims had been found inside the building and there is no ongoing shooting “at this moment.” It is not known if anyone was wounded elsewhere. The initial call was for a suspect who was actively shooting inside the store, according to police radio dispatches. You can listen to the initial police and fire radio dispatches below:
  • Hillary Rejects 'America First'

    06/03/2016 6:56:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 3, 2016 | Pat Buchanan
    "Clinton to Paint Trump as a Risk to World Order." Thus did page one of Thursday's New York Times tee up Hillary Clinton's big San Diego speech on foreign policy. Inside the Times, the headline was edited to underline the point: "Clinton to Portray Trump as Risk to the World." The Times promoted the speech as "scorching," a "sweeping and fearsome portrayal of Mr. Trump, one that the Clinton campaign will deliver like a drumbeat to voters in the coming months." What is happening here? As Donald Trump is splitting off blue-collar Democrats on issues like America's broken borders and...
  • Nice Little University You’ve Got Here — It’d be a Shame if Anything Happened to It…

    06/01/2016 8:19:52 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 20 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 1 Jun, 2016 | Baron Bodissey
    The latest report on the closure of “silent rooms” — de facto mosques — at German universities features protesting Muslims at the Technical University of Berlin. Muslims are angry at the closure of their mosque, and have been gathering for prayers inside and outside the main university building to pray in protest. When the university refused to back down, Muslims ratcheted the conflict up a notch, threatening the university and its president. Many thanks to Nash Montana for translating this brief news report, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:
  • 26 women are sexually assaulted at German concert, with victims surrounded by mobs of migrant men

    06/01/2016 8:46:45 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 35 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 31 May 2016 | Allan Hall
    A group of asylum seekers sexually assaulted numerous women at a free concert in Germany at the weekend in attacks similar to those carried out in Cologne on New Year's Eve. Three Pakistani men are already under arrest after 26 women filed complaints that they had been improperly touched, fondled and groped during the festival in the city of Darmstadt. Police have said the number of complainants could rise. Between two and three more men are still being sought by police as victims receive counselling and authorities try to cool down rising tensions against migrants in general. All the complainants...
  • Diseases Cross Open Borders

    05/31/2016 5:29:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 31, 2016 | Phyllis Schlafly
    The spread of the Zika virus has become so alarming that more than 150 health experts from over a dozen countries published an open letter urging the postponement or relocation of the Summer Olympics scheduled for August 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Never before in world history have the Olympics been cancelled due to a public health crisis. “The Brazilian strain of Zika virus harms health in ways that science has not observed before,” the scientists warned. They added that an “unnecessary risk is posed when 500,000 foreign tourists from all countries attend the Games, potentially acquire that strain,...
  • Graphic Pics: Migrants Fleeing Islamic State Risk Bringing Deadly Flesh Eating Disease To Europe

    05/31/2016 4:48:24 AM PDT · by MuttTheHoople · 12 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 30 May 2016 | Liam Deacon
    A flesh-eating tropical disease is ravaging the war-torn Middle East, after Islamic State destruction created the ideal breeding conditions.
  • Could anger over Donald Trump's rhetoric reinvigorate the push for immigration reform?

    05/25/2016 7:32:59 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 39 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | May 25, 2016 | Cindy Carcamo
    A decade ago, Anabel Garcia Romo, then a 17-year-old attending Garfield High School, took part in the epic May Day march through the streets of downtown Los Angeles. She was drawn to the protest because she had friends and family who were in the country illegally and she opposed a proposal in Congress that would have made them felons. Garcia called the day a defining moment in her life. But in the years since, nothing -- not even Donald Trump -- has compelled her back to the streets.
  • Yes, Bernie Sanders has a foreign policy vision. Here are its three central ideas

    04/27/2016 8:04:03 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Charli Carpenter professor of political science at University of Massachusetts at Amherst
    1. Interdependence between national security at home and security for those beyond our borders. ... Sanders believes Americans are more secure, not less, if U.S. policy helps people abroad escape fear and deprivation. ... Sanders would approach the goal in different ways, by helping people find safety and security primarily through nonmilitary means, and by addressing what he sees as the root rather than proximate causes of global instability. ...While Clinton has set a 65,000-person cap on refugees from Syria, Sanders says there is “no magic number.” Sanders says that welcoming civilians fleeing disaster and danger will do more to...
  • American future: 55 million Latinos in U.S., one-third under 18 (Breathtaking Numbers)

    04/22/2016 7:07:49 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 30 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4-22-2016 | Paul Bedard
    There are 55.3 million Latinos in America, nearly triple the 1980 population, and those under 18 years old are the largest group, a demographic fact likely to influence the future of the country, according to Census figures. The new report helps to complete the picture of the U.S. immigration population, which previous reports pegged at 61 million. According to Pew, 35.3 million, or 64 percent of the total number of the Latino immigrant population are Mexican-origin. A 2008 Pew report said that more than half of the immigrants from Mexico were illegally in the United States.
  • Can America cope with a resurgence of tropical disease?

    08/13/2015 8:33:58 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 37 replies
    MosaicScience.com ^ | 11 August 2015 | Carrie Arnold
    Having stamped out a number of tropical diseases – including malaria – decades ago, is America today complacent about a rising wave of infectious disease? By Carrie Arnold. 11 August 2015 One rainy Friday morning in March 2015, Dr Laila Woc-Colburn saw two patients with neurocysticercosis (a parasitic infection of the brain) and one with Chagas disease, which is transmitted by insects nicknamed ‘kissing bugs’. Having attended medical school in her native Guatemala, she was used to treating these kinds of diseases. But she was not in Guatemala any more – this was Houston, Texas.For half a day each week,...
  • Legal immigration threatens our society

    08/08/2015 8:01:22 PM PDT · by ConservingFreedom · 23 replies
    WND ^ | August 07, 2015 | Curtis Ellis
    [...] Today’s massive influx of people has been devastating to the middle class. “During the low-immigration period from 1948-1973, real median compensation for U.S. workers increased more than 90 percent. By contrast, real average hourly wages were lower in 2014 than they were in 1973, four decades earlier,” the report says. And the number of green cards doesn’t tell the whole story. In addition to permanent resident green cards, Washington has been handing out “temporary” work permits, such as H1B and L1 visas, referred to as “non-immigrant” visas. Immigration reform legislation supported by Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz would...
  • Illegal immigrant held in rape, murder of California woman was on probation (Beaten with hammer)

    Victor Aureliano Martinez Ramirez, (l.), and Jose Fernando Villagomez, (r.), allegedly broke into the home of Marilyn Pharis on July 24. (Santa Maria Police Department)
  • Illegal accused of rape, murder had prior arrests accused-of-rape-murder-had-prior-arrest

    08/05/2015 8:52:21 AM PDT · by lulu16 · 13 replies
    wndusa ^ | Aug. 5, 2015 | CHERYL CHUMLEY
    Police arrested a man, Victor Aureliano Martinez Ramirez, 29, in the horrific hammer attack and rape of a 64-year-old woman – who died eight days later – and shortly after discovered he was an illegal immigrant who had been previously jailed several times. An autopsy is being conducted on the victim, Marilyn Pharis, to see if her death was directly tied to the attack. Get the hottest, most important news stories on the Internet – delivered FREE to your inbox as soon as they break! Take just 30 seconds and sign up for WND’s Email News Alerts! In the meantime,...
  • Maddy Middleton murder: A teen's turbulent family life and the death of a Santa Cruz 8-year-old

    07/31/2015 10:08:33 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 14 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | 07/31/2015 | Stephen Baxter
    As a sharper picture formed of a shy 15-year-old raised in a troubled and sometimes violent home, Adrian Jere Gonzalez appeared in court for the first time to face charges of raping and killing 8-year-old Madyson 'Maddy' Middleton.
  • Recent crimes may be driving up gun sales (Call in Captain Obvious!)

    07/22/2015 2:44:06 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 4 replies
    ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – All the high-profile violent crimes hitting the Albuquerque area may be helping gun sales. One local shop says they’ve seen a major uptick in sales in what’s usually the slowest time of the year and that they heard from a lot of people after the murder of Steven Gerecke. Omni Arms near Central and Juan Tabo typically sells about 30 guns a week in the summer. The store manager says in the week after police say Gerecke was killed in his own driveway by six teens on a crime spree, they sold around 50 guns. And they...
  • Celebrating Hispanic values: Marine recruiting billboard

    07/17/2015 5:28:42 PM PDT · by heartwood · 21 replies
    7/17/2015 | self
    I saw this billboard from the Pennsylvania Turnpike today. Seems divisive, to me. Seems like the PC gods would never countenance a recruiting poster that celebrated white values. Seems like the empire is recruiting foreigners for its legions, in preference to its own, or because its own don't want to serve. The picture isn't mine. I found it online at this Kansas source, dated three years ago, the author reacting much as I did.But the tin gods still think it's a good idea.
  • DoJ to Sheriff Joe: Speak Spanish in jails

    07/17/2015 1:02:00 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 17, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    The Justice Department announced a deal Friday requiring Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to provide services in Spanish to his jail inmates, settling part of a two-year-old discrimination complaint the Obama administration filed against the man known as “America’s Sheriff.” Federal authorities will also become permanent overseers for all worksite raids, with the power to demand information about any raids that deputies perform. The Justice Department says it will scrutinize them to make sure they’re following the Constitution. Still to come is a ruling by a court on charges that sheriff’s deputies discriminated in targeting Hispanics for traffic enforcement. But...
  • TRUMP: Boycott Macy's

    07/03/2015 2:04:59 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 99 replies
    Business insider ^ | July 1 2015 | Business Insider
    Real-estate mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a boycott of Macy's on Wednesday after the retail company said it would drop Trump's products. Earlier in the day, Macy's said it was snubbing Trump because of the "disparaging characterizations" he made about Mexican immigrants during his campaign launch. Among other things, Trump accused Mexico of sending its "rapists" and drug dealers to the US. In addition to blasting Macy's in an official statement, Trump attacked Macy's in a series of tweets for being "weak on border security" Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-boycott-macys-2015-7#ixzz3ergFOT2w
  • Supremes: citizenship not necessary for voter registration

    07/01/2015 2:58:14 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 27 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 6-30-15 | Newsmachete
    In a commonsense decision, the Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a case that decided that people registering to vote in federal election don't have to prove their citizenship. That means that people registering to vote won't be bullied into proving citizenship, which now seems to be an irrelevant criterion for voting. “I am very pleased, obviously,” said Dolores Furtado, president of the Kansas chapter of the League of Women Voters. “It’s a good feeling because we’re truly trying to help” people get registered to vote. Furtado said the league’s main interest is in increasing participation in the...
  • US now has more Spanish speakers than Spain – only Mexico has more

    06/29/2015 12:30:12 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 16 replies
    (UK) Guardian ^ | June 29, 2015 | Stephen Burgen
    The United States is now the world’s second largest Spanish-speaking country after Mexico, according to a new study published by the prestigious Instituto Cervantes. The report says there are 41 million native Spanish speakers in the US plus a further 11.6 million who are bilingual, mainly the children of Spanish-speaking immigrants. This puts the US ahead of Colombia (48 million) and Spain (46 million) and second only to Mexico (121 million). Among the sources cited in the report is the US Census Office which estimates that the US will have 138 million Spanish speakers by 2050, making it the biggest...
  • Hillary, Liberal Media Sites Squirm at Trump's Inconvenient Truths on Immigration and Crime

    06/20/2015 4:51:23 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 38 replies
    http://newsbusters.org ^ | 6/20/2015 | Jeffrey Lord |
    The truth hurts, goes the old saying. Nowhere is that better illustrated than in the liberal media’s treatment of Donald Trump’s presidential announcement. Not to mention the reaction of Hillary Clinton. Mediaite is up in arms about Donald Trump, specifically his views on illegal immigration and Mexico. In his announcement speech Trump had the audacity to say this of illegal immigrants coming over the southern US border: “They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists and some, I assume, are good people.” Suffice to say, Mediaite did not approve. The site headlined a furious story by Matt Wilstein this way:...
  • Artist creates Donald Trump piñata for angry Mexicans

    06/20/2015 4:04:41 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 33 replies
    latino.foxnews.com ^ | 6/20/2015 | Fox News Latino
    MEXICO CITY – After Donald Trump's Mexico-bashing comments this week, Mexicans are engaging in a little Trump-bashing of their own. Artesan Dalton Avalos Ramirez created a Trump piñata after the outspoken mogul bashed Mexico on Tuesday during a speech when he announced he was running for president. During his kickoff speech, Trump accused Mexico of illegally sending drugs, crime and rapists across the border. Avalos Ramirez, who lives and works in Reynosa, Mexico said Mexicans on both sides of the border are quite angry at his comments and are embracing the new piñata gladly.
  • George P. Bush in Las Vegas: 'The Hispanic agenda is the American agenda'

    06/19/2015 11:01:54 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 67 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | 6/18/15 | Matt Finn
    Jeb Bush’s son, George P. Bush, made what he called his “first appearance” on his father’s behalf in Las Vegas on Wednesday night. Bush, the Texas land commissioner, spoke to a crowd of about 40 people at the locally-owned Mexican restaurant, Mundo. He talked about the importance of the Latino vote in Nevada and across the country. “The Hispanic agenda is the American agenda, it’s an aspirational community that I happen to be a part of,” Bush said to the attendees. “We want better schools, a brighter economic tomorrow, a strong national defense, it’s a patriotic community.” Bush said his...
  • Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Donates $5M to Send Undocumented Students to US Colleges

    06/17/2015 3:08:14 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 21 replies
    The Facebook CEO and his wife, Priscilla Chan, gave the money to the “I’m In” campaign launched by TheDream.us, a national scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants. The fund targets students who came to the U.S. as children and received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival status, an immigration policy started by President Obama that gives them exemption from deportation and allows them to work. Zuckerberg wrote on his Facebook page that he sees the fund’s efforts as an important step in educating marginalized youth in America. “America was founded as a nation of immigrants,” he says. “We ought to welcome smart...
  • Man accused of molesting 10-year-old at Tempe church

    06/14/2015 7:31:25 PM PDT · by smartyaz · 19 replies
    ABC15 ^ | June 12th, 2015
    TEMPE, AZ - A Mexican National has been accused of molesting a 10-year-old girl at a church in Tempe. Hilario Ortiz Baltazar, 45, was booked into jail under suspicion of aggravated assault and molestation of a child on June 7, 2015. The man was arrested on June 7. In interviews with police, the man claimed the girl was being flirtatious with him, but admitted what he did was wrong. He also said he was lonely. He then, according to documents, asked the officer if he could go back to Mexico once the interview was finished.
  • Armed Home Invasion Latest in Street War Between Two Immigrant Groups [Fargo, ND]

    06/14/2015 7:14:11 PM PDT · by MrBambaLaMamba · 26 replies
    valleynewslive.com ^ | June 11, 2015 | Valley News Live
    Police are investigating an armed home invasion, and a crash that followed in South Fargo. Lt. Joel Vettel says they are looking for two people of interest: Luke Goodridge and Isaac Nyemah. Police say Goodridge, Nyemah, and the others involved, are the same people who have been caught up in a street crime war for the past several days. Officers say following a home invasion, several people left in a car. People in the home jumped into another car and gave chase. That led up to the crash. At least two people involved in the home invasion jumped out of...
  • Historic Decision: Sikh Turban victory against U.S. Army

    06/13/2015 10:46:10 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 32 replies
    Sikh Siyasat News ^ | 06/25/2015 | Sikh Siyasat Bureau
    A federal court ruled yesterday that a Sikh college student must be allowed to enroll in Army ROTC without shaving his beard, cutting his hair, or removing his turban. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson acted in the case of Hofstra University student Iknoor Singh, who had been barred by the U.S. Army from enrolling in the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program because of his religious practices. The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) is a college-based program for training commissioned officers of the United States Armed Forces.
  • N.Y. girl 'barbarically' raped by teen gangsters from El Salvador

    06/10/2015 11:05:56 AM PDT · by detective · 27 replies
    WND ^ | June 09, 2015 | Chelsea Schilling
    Three MS-13 street-gang members from El Salvador are being held without bail on charges they forced a 16-year-old New York girl into the woods near a golf course, and two of them raped her while the third kept watch. “This is one of the most brutal, heinous crimes that I have seen in a long, long time,” Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said at a news conference, according to New York’s WNBC-TV. “This poor young woman is so lucky that, quite frankly, that she is alive. These are vicious young men, vicious young men, and what they did to...
  • Prosecutor: 3 teenage MS-13 gang members (from El Salvador) charged with rape

    06/05/2015 9:02:06 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 30 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | June 05, 2015 | Frank Eltman
    RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Three teenage reputed members of the MS-13 street gang were ordered held without bail Friday on charges they forced a 16-year-old into a wooded area of a Long Island golf course, where two of them took turns raping her while the third stood as a lookout. "This is one of the most brutal, heinous crimes that I have seen in a long, long time," Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said at a news conference following the suspects' arraignments. "This poor young woman is so lucky that, quite frankly, that she is alive. These are vicious...
  • Think of Undocumented Immigrants as Parents, Not Problems

    04/27/2015 8:47:26 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 27, 2015 | By ROBERTO SURO and MARCELO M. SUÁREZ-OROZCO
    SOMETHING happened while the immigration system in the United States got broken, something that should change the way we talk about fixing it. Years went by, and nature took its course. More than 11 million unauthorized immigrants settled into our communities; many formed families and had children. Now at least one of every 15 children living in the United States has an unauthorized parent, and nearly all of those children are native-born United States citizens. Think of that statistic, one in 15, the next time you drive by a school or a playground. Think of those children living with the...