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  • Mexico calls Bush's position on immigration reform 'significant'

    10/20/2005 7:21:15 AM PDT · by Iron Matron · 34 replies · 526+ views
    SignOnSan ^ | 10-19-2005 | Unknown
    MEXICO CITY – Mexico described as "significant" the immigration-reform positions laid out by the administration of President George W. Bush on Tuesday, but said any U.S. plan would have to "recognize the contributions of migrants" and take into consideration those already living north of the border. Bush on Tuesday argued for his temporary worker plan for foreigners, hoping to win over skeptical conservatives with get-tough promises about illegal immigration. "The Mexican government considers it significant that the administration of President Bush has a solid and unified position on immigration reform that allows safe, legal and orderly migration, and takes into...
  • Privacy rights upheld for illegal immigrants

    10/11/2005 12:20:25 PM PDT · by Iron Matron · 85 replies · 1,516+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | Thursday, September 29, 2005 | Elliot Jaspin - Staff
    Judge denies media request for felons' names Elliot Jaspin - Staff Thursday, September 29, 2005 Washington --- The "privacy interests" of illegal immigrants who have been convicted of felonies in the United States would be compromised if the government released their names and other identifying information, a federal judge has ruled. Citing court rulings and federal laws aimed at protecting individuals from unwarranted embarrassment or injury, Judge Richard Leon on Tuesday rejected a request from the Washington bureau of Cox Newspapers to release the names of illegal immigrants who are being held, or have been, in U.S. jails. These names...
  • LAW OF THE LAND (Will you wake up to Islamic prayer call?)

    04/16/2004 12:52:31 PM PDT · by Iron Matron · 162 replies · 266+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | April 15, 2004
    Posted: April 15, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 A holy war of sorts is heating up in a Detroit suburb, where members of the local Muslim community want loudspeakers on mosques to announce the Islamic call to prayer five times each day. But the idea is running into opposition from other residents of Hamtramck, Mich., many of whom are Christian, who think the prayer calls as early as 6 a.m. and as late as 10 p.m. would be disruptive. "When you call to prayer, you are proselytizing, and as a citizen of the United States I don't want...