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  • WA State Cancels NYT Reporters Drivers License(Illegal Alien)

    07/21/2011 6:08:51 PM PDT · by TWhiteBear · 6 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | July 21, 2011 at 11:22 AM | Lornet Turnbull
    'The state of Washington has canceled the driver's license of a journalist who, in a New York Times Magazine article last month, revealed that for 14 years he kept a secret from his U.S. employers: He is an illegal immigrant. He obtained a Washington driver's license weeks before his Oregon license was to expire on his 30th birthday earlier this year.
  • Police arrest sexual assault suspect

    07/14/2011 7:45:02 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 3 replies
    Edmond Sun ^ | July 14, 2011 | Mark Schlachtenhaufen
    EDMOND — A 40-year-old Edmond man was arrested on a sexual battery complaint after he allegedly sexually assaulted two women with special needs, police said. Glynda Chu, spokeswoman for the Edmond Police Department, said the victims, one age 21, the other age 24, worked at Goodwill and EARC in Edmond, and because of their bravery and immediate action investigators were able to identify the suspect. “This man tried to prey on women he thought would not have a voice, but he was very wrong,” Chu said. “As soon as the women reported the sexual assaults, the Police Department began an...
  • Married, gay immigrant fights to stay in Houston

    07/13/2011 5:44:18 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 12 replies
    HOUSTON CHRONICLE ^ | July 13, 2011 | SUSAN CARROLL
    An attorney for a gay Costa Rican immigrant married to a U.S. citizen plans to ask a Houston judge on Thursday to halt deportation proceedings while the courts weigh the future of a federal law forbidding marriage between same-sex partners. David Gonzalez, a 35-year-old accountant from Costa Rica who overstayed his tourist visa, is scheduled to appear before a Houston immigration judge Thursday morning, accompanied by his partner, U.S. citizen Mario Ramirez, whom he married in California in 2008
  • Former Customs and Border Protection Inspector Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Term

    07/07/2011 3:35:07 PM PDT · by Larry381 · 3 replies
    Dept Of Justice ^ | July 06, 2011 | U.S. Attorney’s Office
    BROWNSVILLE, TX—Former Customs and Border Protection (CBP) inspector Luis Enrique Ramirez, 39, has been sentenced to a total of 204 months in federal prison, United States Attorney José Angel Moreno announced today. Ramirez, of Brownsville, Texas, was convicted in March 2011, following his guilty plea to conspiring to transport certain aliens within the United States, bringing in a certain aliens into the United States for private financial gain, accepting bribes in his capacity as a government official, and possessing with intent to distribute a quantity exceeding five kilograms of cocaine. Ramirez, 38, of Brownsville, pleaded guilty on March 3, 2011....
  • Richmond (CA) To Issue City ID Cards (to illegal aliens)

    07/06/2011 9:22:21 AM PDT · by fifedom · 24 replies
    NBCBayArea ^ | Jun 14, 2011 | Chris Roberts
    The East Bay city will begin issuing its own ID cards this summer, ... Nearly 40 percent of Richmond residents are Latino, and about 1/3 of the city's people are immigrants of all backgrounds, ... Supporters say the cards show the Bay Area is serious about including its many undocumented immigrants into the fabric of the community. Critics, ... say the cards encourage illegal immigration.
  • PHIL BRONSTEIN: I was duped by Jose Vargas, illegal immigrant

    06/23/2011 7:51:28 AM PDT · by SmithL · 23 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 6/23/11 | Chronicle's Editor at Large Phil Bronstein
    I was duped. I once hired an illegal immigrant to be a reporter for the Chronicle. "I don't think I'm a criminal," Jose Antonio Vargas told me when we met last week, right before he announced his status to the world. "Don't make me seem guiltier than I am." Jose lied to me and everyone else he worked for, and that's not kosher, especially in a profession where facts and, more elusively, the truth are considered valuable commodities. In 2003 he wrote a story for us about illegals getting fake drivers' licenses in the Mission when he'd used phony documents...
  • Mexico Files Brief in U.S. Court: Utah Immigration Law Could ‘Strain Relations’

    06/10/2011 4:10:16 PM PDT · by Region Rat · 46 replies
    The Rat's Right. ^ | 06-10-11 | Region Rat
    CAJONES. The Spanish word of the day? Nope. Guess again. It’s what it takes – large ones – for Mexico and 13 other Latin American countries to file motions in U.S. federal court expressing opposition to Utah’s new illegal immigration enforcement law. In its latest display of brazen hypocrisy, Mexico lists several reasons for its opposition to HB497, including the impediment of diplomatic relations, hindering trade and tourism, and possible harassment of Mexican citizens. Say it out loud: GRANDES CAJONES. “Mexico respectfully submits that if HB497 is allowed to take effect, it will have significant and long-lasting adverse impact on...
  • Illegal alien sent to prison for having sex with 12-year-old

    06/07/2011 5:10:46 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 11 replies
    Leader-Telegram ^ | June 7, 2011 | Leader-Telegram
    A rural Fall Creek man will spend three years in prison for having sexual contact on three occasions with a girl beginning when she was 12 years old. Ignacio Ocampo-Roldan, 42, 1528 Moss Road, pleaded no contest this week in Eau Claire County Court to a felony count of first-degree sexual assault of a child. A felony count of sexual assault of a child younger than 16 was dismissed. Judge Benjamin Proctor ordered Ocampo-Roldan to spend two years on extended supervision following his release from prison. As conditions of supervision, Ocampo-Roldan cannot have contact with children. Ocampo-Roldan is an illegal...
  • Owner Of Hartford Bodegas Sent To Prison — Again — For Food Stamp Fraud (Yes, an illegal)

    06/06/2011 2:37:31 PM PDT · by raybbr · 8 replies
    Courant.com ^ | 6-6-2011 | EDMUND H. MAHONY
    HARTFORD — The owner of a string of Hartford bodegas was sentenced Monday to more than five years in prison for food stamp fraud, the second time in about a decade he has been convicted, sentenced and ordered deported for the same crime. When he sneaked back into the U.S. from the Dominican Republic in 2000, after being deported the first time, Apolinar Collado, 42, opened and operated a succession of four stores at 29 Mather St., another on Gillett Street and one on Blue Hills Avenue Federal prosecutors said Collado stole about $1.6 million over eight years. They said...
  • Homeland Security Loses Track of Nearly 6 Million Immigrants

    05/22/2011 9:35:06 AM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 55 replies · 1+ views
    TheBlaze ^ | May 22, 2011 | Billy Hallowell
    Following Sept. 11, one would assume that the U.S. government’s broken system for tracking illegals would be better than ever. Unfortunately, reality paints the opposite picture. Despite being attacked by Middle Eastern terrorists whose visas had expired, the U.S. is still failing to properly examine immigrants’ status. Unfortunately, there are millions of foreigners who initially come here legally, but do not maintain the proper immigration status. Judicial Watch has more:
  • Illegal immigrant became a cop in Alaska

    04/23/2011 4:59:57 AM PDT · by rambo316 · 3 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 4/22 | ?
    For years, the man known as Rafael Espinoza was widely respected as an exemplary police officer who was popular among his peers in Alaska's largest city. All that ended this week when authorities discovered he was really Mexican national Rafael Mora-Lopez, who was in the U.S. illegally and stole another man's identity, officials charged.
  • Anchorage officer charged with passport fraud (Illegal Alien Cop!)

    04/22/2011 5:15:45 PM PDT · by Species8472 · 12 replies
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | April 22nd, 2011 | CASEY GROVE
    An Anchorage police officer who took on a false identity that masked his Mexican citizenship has been arrested and charged with passport fraud, federal officials said today. At a news conference Friday, U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler said that patrolman Rafael Espinoza, on the Anchorage police force for about six years, was really Rafael Mora-Lopez, a Mexican national working in the United States illegally. The identity swap was discovered when the police officer applied for a U.S. passport and officials from the State Department found that the Rafael Espinoza identity he was using was actually someone else in the Lower 48,...
  • Washington Times Ad: Whose Social Security Number is Barack Hussein Soetoro Obama Using?

    04/11/2011 2:18:17 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 54 replies
    Obama Release Your Records ^ | A | obama Release Your Records
    - For Immediate Release -- 11 April 2011 -Whose Social Security Number is President Barack Hussein Soetoro Obama Using? Wash Times National Weekly - 11 Apr 2011 - pg 5 - here, Ad also embedded at end of this post. Federal lawsuit* accuses putative President Obama is fraudulently using a Social Security Number which is legally not his and which was issued only to residents of the State of Connecticut, a state where Obama never legally resided and certainly not during the time frame of circa 1977 when that SSN was issued! 042-XX-XXXX* This Social Security Number is reserved for...
  • Pew Poll: Obama Struggling With White Voters

    04/08/2011 7:20:56 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 66 replies · 1+ views
    National Journal ^ | April 7, 2011 | 5:11 PM | By Ronald Brownstein
    The latest Pew Research Center national poll released today underscores how slender a beachhead President Obama has established among whites more than two years into his presidency. In his 2008 election, Obama ran well only among two groups of whites -- young people and white women with at least a four year college education, two groups that are generally receptive to government activism. In the 2010 GOP landslide, those groups stuck with Democrats relatively more loyally than the rest of the white electorate, but the party's support tumbled even among them. Figures provided to National Journal by Pew from the...
  • Whitman ex-housekeeper honored at LA gala

    04/07/2011 9:31:52 PM PDT · by SmithL · 21 replies
    The former housekeeper of billionaire California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman is being honored at an immigrant rights gala in Los Angeles. The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, which organized Thursday's fete, says Nicky Diaz Santillan's situation is similar to many illegal immigrant household workers.
  • Obama '12 launch likely next week (ILLEGAL NAME FRAUD ALERT)

    04/02/2011 9:42:13 PM PDT · by train · 59 replies
    Politico ^ | 04/02/2011 | Glenn Thrush & Mike Allen
    Barry (verified but he refuses to use) & Last Name (quite frankly unknow) plans to announce his reelection campaign early next week in an electronic message to grass-roots supporters, Democratic sources tell POLITICO. Obama launches with a recovering economy and a weak, fractured Republican field, but with chaos in the Middle East that adds unpredictability to an environment that points to likely reelection. Obama’s campaign, which could raise $1 billion or more, will be based in Chicago, just a few blocks from the headquarters of his historic 2008 race. The most likely day for the campaign to file registration papers...
  • Whites still fleeing cities in Mass.

    03/24/2011 5:42:19 AM PDT · by GOPsterinMA · 162 replies
    http://www.boston.com ^ | March 24, 2011 | Peter Schworm and Matt Carroll
    Whites are abandoning Massachusetts cities at a rapid clip, continuing well-worn paths to the suburbs or out of state, according to new demographic data from the US census. ...The migration of whites out of communities has also left many public school districts in cities made up overwhelmingly of minority students. In Lawrence, just 6 percent of this year’s public school students are white. In Chelsea just 8 percent are, according to state Department of Education figures. ...The trend was strongest in lower-income communities plagued by violent crime and struggling schools. Yet wealthier communities like Beverly, Gloucester, Melrose, and Salem also...
  • Family of dead Mexican migrant sues US government

    03/16/2011 6:11:04 PM PDT · by SmithL · 16 replies
    AP via SFGate ^ | 3/16/11
    The family of a Mexican who man who died after an immigration agent shot him with a stun gun at a San Diego border crossing is suing the federal government for unspecified damages.
  • SS# Timeline Pinpointed?

    03/15/2011 7:39:23 AM PDT · by charlene4 · 204 replies
    Obama realease your records ^ | March 14, 20011 | Orly Taitz
    ObamaRelease YourRecords on 1:31 AM Via Atty. Taitz; Great news, we can pinpoint the date, when SS-5 was filled out out for Obama’s CT SSN 042-68-4425 (one number after Thomas Wood’s below). Date is March-April 1977, when Obama was in HI, nowhere near CT. [SSA Records Embedded Below] Obama is using 042-68-4425. 042-68-4424 was assigned to Thomas Wood, curently deceased. SSA stonewalled for a year. After I filed my law suit against the commissioner, they started providing info. This number gave us a date, a reference point March 28, 1977-April 15 1977. At that time Obama resided in HI, could...
  • Family Of Illegal Immigrant Speaks Out ( link only )

    03/08/2011 5:32:44 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 21 replies
    KOAT Albuquerque ^ | March 7, 2011 | KOAT Albuquerque
    http://www.koat.com/r/27113564/detail.html
  • Illegal pleads guilty in hit-and-run death of Iraq war veteran

    03/03/2011 5:23:11 AM PST · by liberalh8ter · 5 replies
    WPTV.com ^ | 2/28/11 | Marci Gonzalez
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - "He ran over my son. He hit him and then he said he felt the impact and he ran over my son. He didn't even stop,” cried Tricia Perez just after the man accused in the hit and run accident that claimed her son’s life stood before a judge. Sergio Herrera Pena pleaded guilty to driving without a license and leaving the scene of a fatal accident. Investigators say he was in the U.S. illegally when he hit, then ran over 28-year-old Iraq War veteran Joseph Williams on Boynton Beach Road. in February of 2010....
  • Murder suspect is an alleged illegal immigrant

    02/27/2011 3:07:29 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 9 replies
    Mohave Valley News ^ | February 26, 2011 | Jim Seckler
    KINGMAN — A Bullhead City man was indicted for first-degree murder for the alleged shooting death of another man. A Mohave County grand jury indicted Carlos Elisianio Gomez, 24 of first-degree murder. He is expected to be arraigned on the charge Thursday before Superior Court Commissioner Derek Carlisle. Originally from Guatemala, Gomez is being held in county jail without bond. He also has a border patrol hold for being an illegal immigrant, according to the county jail. Gomez is charged with shooting Daniel Mares Lopez on Feb. 17 while Lopez was in the street at Coronel and Coronado drives. He...
  • Wife's rage boils over at accused spouse (Illegal alien alert )

    02/25/2011 1:12:59 PM PST · by RnMomof7 · 7 replies
    The Buffalo News ^ | 02/25/2011 | Thomas J. Prohaska and Nancy A. Fischer
    ALBION — Before her husband was brought into Town Court here Thursday afternoon to answer a charge that he murdered her sister last month, Kimberly Cardenas told reporters, "I want to jump on him and strangle him." She wasn't kidding. After Carlos A. Cardenas was taken out of court following a two-minute arraignment, Kimberly Cardenas bolted from the chamber, ran out of Town Hall and sprinted to confront her husband as sheriff's deputies led him away. Officers and friends restrained Kimberly Cardenas as she screamed at her husband, who told investigators that he stashed his sister-in-law's body in his basement...
  • Illegal Immigrant Charged With First-Degree Murder in Virginia

    02/12/2011 8:41:25 AM PST · by Doogle · 15 replies
    AP VIA FOX ^ | 02/12/11 | AP
    MANASSAS, Va. -- A Salvadoran man who was ordered deported nearly a decade ago but never left has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder in a series of shootings and a knife attack in a Virginia suburb of Washington, authorities said Friday. Jose Oswaldo Reyes Alfaro, an illegal immigrant, was charged in the pair of attacks blocks apart Thursday night that left three people dead and three others injured, Manassas Police Chief Doug Keen said.
  • Family criticizes jury after verdict finds manslaughter, not murder, in crash that killed 3

    01/29/2011 12:07:39 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 16 replies
    KGET 17 ^ | 1/28 6:12 pm | KGET 17
    Tearful jurors apologized to the families of the victims after deciding a drunk driver was not guilty of murder in an accident that killed three people. Jurors decided the man was guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter. One of the families slammed the jury, saying jurors didn’t understand the law and showed "undue favoritism towards an illegal immigrant with no driver’s license, who had an outstanding DUI warrant." The verdict came Friday in the case of Erculano Sanchez Hernandez, 24, of Delano, who caused a New Year’s Day, 2010 Highway 46 accident. Hernandez was found guilty of three counts...
  • Controversial Muslim cleric is arrested while sneaking into the U.S.

    01/27/2011 6:07:58 AM PST · by epithermal · 32 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 27, 2011 | Richard Marosi
    Reporting from San Diego — U.S. border authorities have arrested a controversial Muslim cleric who was deported from Canada to Tunisia three years ago and was caught earlier this month trying to sneak into California in the trunk of a BMW, according to court documents. Said Jaziri, the former imam of a Muslim congregation in Montreal, was hidden in a car driven by a San Diego-area man who was pulled over by U.S. Border Patrol agents near an Indian casino east of San Diego on Jan. 11. Jaziri had allegedly paid a Tijuana-based smuggling group $5,000 to get him across...
  • Corsi investigators find NO Obama birth info at any Hawaii hospitals

  • (Illegal Alien) Beautician stole from Liv Tyler and Anne Hathaway

    01/21/2011 11:06:23 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 45 replies
    Daily Telegraph ^ | January 21, 2011 | Nick Allen, LA
    Maria Gabriela Hashemipour, 51, agreed to plead guilty to one count of access device fraud as part of a deal in which federal prosecutors will drop 40 other counts. Two of actress Liv Tyler's credit cards had about $214,000 (£134,000) in fraudulent charges from the beauty salon over a five-month period last year, according to an affidavit filed in the case. Prosecutors declined to release names of other victims but, according to the New York Post, thousands of dollars in charges were also made to actresses Anne Hathaway, Melanie Griffith, Penelope Cruz and Cher. Hashemipour may also face a fine...
  • Deported former Frisco student says he plans to return to U.S

    01/13/2011 4:37:00 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 3 replies
    Saad Nabeel has decided to come home – whether it's legal or not. The former Frisco student, whose deportation to Bangladesh in 2009 spurred an outcry, has vowed to return by his 20th birthday next week. Nabeel said encounters with police and his family's political ties left him feeling too vulnerable to live in Bangladesh. He started college in Malaysia last month, but said he faces greater threats there. The school condones terrorist activities and has links to al-Qaeda, he said. A Dallas businessman helped Nabeel leave the university last week. He said he wants to fly the young man...
  • Obama Can’t Prove He’s American

    01/02/2011 1:00:02 PM PST · by opentalk · 668 replies
    drkates view ^ | December 28, 2010 | drkate
    Notwithstanding Obama’s lack of constitutional eligibility for the office he occupies as a direct result of his father’s citizenship, Obama can’t even prove he is an American. In fact the only thing we can confirm about Obama is that he is a foreigner–foreign to America, foreign to the english language, and ignorant of our history. At this late date, after millions of dollars spent, people mysteriously dying, and the jailing of a decorated Army officer–all of whom questioned Obama’s legality–any so called ‘birth certificate’ produced now is nothing more than suspect, and it is more than likely another faked document…a...
  • Judge tells defendant to go back to Mexico

    12/31/2010 6:24:59 PM PST · by MamaDearest · 16 replies
    idnews.com ^ | 12/30/2010 | Les Stewart
    The illegal alien was sentenced for having a bogus Social Security card A 50-year-old illegal alien from Mexico caught with an altered Social Security card got no "Welcome to the USA" greeting from a Lebanon County judge on Wednesday. "Go back to where you're from," Judge Bradford H. Charles told Maximo Saldana-Contreras before sentencing him. Saldana-Contreras, no known address, was sentenced to the three months he already served to 18 months in county prison and fined $100 for tampering with a public document. Saldana-Contreras altered a Social Security card to make it appear it belonged to him. State police stopped...
  • JW sues DHS for documents on Illegal Alien who killed VA Nun

    12/02/2010 10:40:29 PM PST · by MamaDearest · 6 replies
    Judicialwatch.org ^ | December 2, 2010 | Unattributed
    Carlos Martinelly-Montano was Scheduled for Deportation but Was Set Free by Feds; Homeland Security Refuses to Release Results of Internal Investigation Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a lawsuit on December 2, 2010, against the Obama Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to obtain documents related to an internal DHS investigation of Carlos Martinelly-Montano, an illegal alien who struck and killed a Virginia nun in a drunk driving accident on August 1, 2010. Montano had been arrested on two prior drunk driving charges. He was placed in the custody of...
  • Illegal alien DREAM Act legislative alert: Vote imminent

    12/01/2010 7:11:56 AM PST · by yoe · 20 replies · 1+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | December 1, 2010 | Michelle Malkin
    The shamnesty wheels are turning. Harry Reid has been hard at work maneuvering to get his illegal alien bailout pay-off vote scheduled. The open-borders lobby is energized and mobilized. Are you? I’ve been warning about how the DREAM Act agitators have been pressing squishy Republicans aggressively. I’ve posted phone numbers of the fence-sitters for you. We’re down to the wire. Micheal Hill reports on all the overnight developments. As usual, THERE IS NO FINAL TEXT available of the actual legislation that will be voted on. It’s classic Dem obfuscation strategy and Obamacare redux. I’ve had DREAM Act agitators screaming that...
  • Illegal alien told me last night this country was his

    11/24/2010 5:09:46 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 77 replies
    Personal Interview | 24 November 2010 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Last night at my second job, an illegal alien began chatting with me (due to my Spanish fluency, he felt more comfortable giving his views) and told me that this country was soon going to be "Latino". He said the Americans wanted to deport the illegals, but were not going to be able to do so because so many were born here and were therefore U.S. citizens. He was bold and adamant that the country was going to belong to them and that the "...white man would fade away." I agreed with him to keep him going and sold him...
  • Grandmother who's lived in Britain since she was six months old is threatened with deportation

    11/20/2010 5:59:05 AM PST · by Cardhu · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 20th November 2010 | Daily Mail Reporter
    A grandmother who has lived in Britain since she was six months old is facing deportation in a bizarre passport dispute. Joan Wakely, 65, has been branded an illegal immigrant, even though she and her husband have brought up three children and two grandchildren in the UK, and she has paid taxes all her working life. She is facing a battle to stay in the country and could be deported in February after officials stopped her at passport control and found no record of her being a British citizen. Mrs Wakely, who claims she is British, was born in Vancouver...
  • Miami student leader reveals he is an undocumented migrant

    11/18/2010 6:26:49 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 20 replies
    Miami Hurled ^ | 11/18/10 | Alfonso Chardy
    Nineteen-year-old José Salcedo took a stand Wednesday that may turn out to be a milestone in his life and in the struggle for legalization by undocumented immigrants. A keynote speaker at a student rally at Miami Dade College's InterAmerican campus in Little Havana, Salcedo surprised many of his listeners when he revealed he was undocumented.
  • Meg Whitman's former maid gets $5,500 in back wages

    11/17/2010 12:54:14 PM PST · by SmithL · 43 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 11/17/10 | Joe Rodriguez
    Meg Whitman's former maid today was awarded $5,500 in back wages she claimed was owed to her from the former candidate for governor. Nicky Diaz Santillan and her celebrity attorney, Gloria Allred, met this morning at the California Division of Labor Standards and Enforcement in San Jose, seeking more than $10,000. She said she was owed the money for work she did beyond the 15 hours a week for which she was paid during the nine years she worked for Whitman. Santillan said she was asked to perform jobs, including running errands and grocery shopping, that fell outside of her...
  • Woman escapes from attacker by biting him during assault in Aspen Hill

    11/14/2010 3:56:05 AM PST · by detective · 26 replies
    Washington Gazette ^ | Nov. 10, 2010 | Nesa Nourmohammadi
    Montgomery police say the woman who was sexually assaulted in the woods in Aspen Hill last month may have fought off her attacker by biting him. Police continue to search for the man and notified hospital emergency departments to be aware of a man who arrives with such an injury. "He may be moving very slowly just because of the pain," police spokesman Cpl. Dan Friz said. Friz said the 30-year-old woman retaliated against the man by biting his genitals as he attempted to rape her near the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Independence Street in Aspen Hill on Oct....
  • $1.7 million verdict for inmate's untreated cancer { Illegal Alien }

    11/11/2010 5:00:43 PM PST · by SmithL · 21 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 11/11/10 | Bob Egelko, Chronicle Staff Writer
    LOS ANGELES -- A jury has hit the state with $1.73 million in damages in a suit by the family of an illegal immigrant who died of penile cancer that went untreated during more than a year in state and federal custody. The Los Angeles Superior Court jury found state prison doctors partly to blame Wednesday for the death of Francisco Castaneda in February 2007. A separate suit against the federal government is tentatively scheduled for trial in April, the family's lawyers said Thursday.
  • Local News Proves Terrorist Threat At Southern Border

    11/08/2010 6:25:31 PM PST · by Casey Hendrickson KDOX · 17 replies
    A local Atlanta news station has been doing great work exposing the myth that there isn't a terrorist threat on the southern border. You constantly hear pro-illegal snobs telling you that there are no terrorists coming across the southern border. You know they are wrong ... now you can prove it.
  • Judge questions Justice Department's lawsuit against Arizona immigration law

    11/01/2010 1:17:31 PM PDT · by Palter · 16 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 01 Nov 2010 | Jerry Markon
    A federal appellate judge expressed deep skepticism Monday about the Justice Department's lawsuit over Arizona's new immigration law, leaving uncertain the Obama administration's chances of stopping the law from taking effect. Judge John T. Noonan Jr. grilled administration lawyers at a hearing before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. He took aim at the core of the Justice Department's argument: that the Arizona statute is "preempted" by federal law and is especially troublesome because it requires mandatory immigration status checks in certain circumstances. "I've read your brief, I've read the District Court opinion, I've heard your interchange...
  • Feds investigate plot to attack Metro (DC)

    10/27/2010 11:13:58 AM PDT · by TSgt · 20 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | Wednesday, October 27, 2010; 1:47 PM | Peter Finn and Greg Mille
    Federal law enforcement authorities are investigating a nascent plot to carry out a series of terrorist bombings at stations in the Washington Metro system, according to intelligence and law enforcement sources. The investigation is focused on a naturalized U.S. citizen, originally from Pakistan, who became the target of an undercover sting operation, the sources said. An administration official said the man drew the attention of law enforcement officials by seeking to obtain unspecified materials. The planned attack was not imminent, the sources said, speaking on condition of anonymity because the matter remains under investigation.
  • Dallas bombing plotter Hosam Smadi sentenced to 24 years in prison

    10/19/2010 2:09:30 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 11 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | October 19, 2010 | JASON TRAHAN
    A federal judge today sentenced a Jordanian national who tried to blow up a downtown Dallas skyscraper to 24 years in prison, mostly rejecting defense claims that he was mentally ill and unduly influenced by law enforcement agents. Hosam "Sam" Smadi faced up to 30 years in prison under a plea agreement accepted by U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn. He will be deported to Jordan once he serves his time. "I can't for the life of me figure out what moved you in this direction," the judge said in delivering the sentence. "You got some encouragement along the way," she...
  • Illegal Alien Arrives in a Taxi, Under a Blanket

    10/19/2010 12:04:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Eman Al Baik
    The Dubai Criminal Court heard the testimony of the third accused in the case of three Bengalis - two men and a woman - who are accused of human trafficking and forcing women into prostitution. They were trapped by an Omani national in co-ordination with Dubai Police. MMS, 29, cook; ZAJ, 29, jobless, and HAR, 27, a clerk; were accused of human trafficking and forcing AAI, 29, a Bengali housemaid into prostitution. HAR has been accused of holding the victim illegally, too. In the previous hearing, the two men MMS, 29, cook, and HAR, 27, clerk, denied the accusations. On...
  • BUSTED: Lou Dobbs Hired Illegal Immigrants To Care For His Horses

    10/07/2010 7:04:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/07/2010 | Joe Weisenthal
    Lou Dobbs made a career out of bashing illegal immigrants and the employers who hired them while at CNN. Eventually that got to be too much for CNN, which instead has opted for more middle-of-the-road coverage, and he was forced out. But while Dobbs became a hero for standing up for his beliefs, it turns out he's also a hypocrite. A new investigative report by The Nation's investigative arm confirms that he employed illegal immigrants at his horse farm. This year, Hillary Dobbs [Lou's daughter] became the youngest-ever horse show rider to win $1 million in prize money. While all...
  • Brown, Whitman debate: Housekeeper issue leads to heated exchange (debated Today)

    10/02/2010 2:35:00 PM PDT · by calcowgirl · 47 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Michael J. Mishak | October 2, 2010
    Fresno (Los Angles Times) -- Gubernatorial candidates Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown tangled in a blistering dispute Saturday over Whitman's employment of an illegal immigrant housekeeper as they met for the campaign’s first and only Spanish-language debate. The most intense exchange of the debate, held at Cal State Fresno, came when the moderator asked Whitman about the revelations earlier this week that she had employed Nicandra Diaz Santillan for nine years before firing her in 2009. Whitman has denied knowing that Diaz Santillan was undocumented until just before the dismissal. Whitman turned to face Brown and accused Brown of being...
  • California union attacks Whitman over maid issue (SEIU, of course)

    10/01/2010 4:43:03 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 21 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 30, 2010 | Dan Whitcomb
    California's largest public employees union has seized on charges that Meg Whitman knowingly hired an illegal immigrant as a housekeeper, funding a Spanish-language TV spot that calls the Republican nominee for governor a "woman of two faces." The campaign ad seeks to damage Whitman's standing among Latino voters, a typically Democratic constituency in California that the billionaire and former eBay CEO has courted in her tight race against Democratic rival Jerry Brown. "Whitman attacks undocumented workers to win votes, but an undocumented woman worked in her house for nine years," a narrator says in Spanish in the ad, launched...
  • Tim Conway Jr. KFI 640 in Los Angeles - "Gloria Allred exposing client to legal jeopardy"

    09/30/2010 10:11:14 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 61 replies
    KFI in Los Angeles ^ | 9-30-10 | dfu on Tim Conway Jr. comments
    Tim Conway made a great point tonight on his show that was confirmed by a trial attorney. In her attempt to use the illegal alien nanny to get Meg Whitman, Allred has opened her client to legal jeopardy. If Allred wanted to get back pay for the illegal alien, she should have negotiated that behind the scenes with Whitman's legal counsel. Instead, Allred went public for her own purposes. She will not answer the question about false documents -- drivers license and social security card, because those are felonies. No one would have known about those felonies, or at least...
  • (TMZ) Meg Whitman: My Maid's Full of It (View documents)

    09/29/2010 12:03:18 PM PDT · by maggief · 82 replies
    TMA ^ | September 29, 2010
    Meg Whitman's campaign just gave us documents suggesting that the former maid who just lashed out the candidate actually lied to Meg about her immigration status when she was hired.
  • I’m all worked up over auntie Zeituni

    09/22/2010 12:28:48 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 42 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 9/22/10 | Howie Carr
    Forget the Statue of Liberty - we now need a statue of Auntie Zeituni, the untired, unhuddled, in fact extremely well-rested illegal alien yearning not to be free, but to live free. So here she is, the president’s half-aunt, 58 years old, “retired,” living in public housing where Americans must wait years for an opening, getting $700 a month from a system into which she never contributed. “I have been treated like Public Enemy Number One,” she told Channel 4’s Jonathan Elias the other night. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. If I ever get in a...