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  • Green Valley school locked down as migrants pass by (AZ)

    01/21/2012 2:06:25 PM PST · by exbrit · 23 replies
    KVOA TUCSON ^ | 1/21/12 | Unspecified
    NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - A school in southern Arizona was put on lockdown after a group of apparent illegal immigrants was spotted walking near the campus
  • Crime is danger in remote areas, ADEQ director says Border-trash battle called tough, risky

    01/20/2012 9:27:26 AM PST · by SandRat · 13 replies
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Sara Smith Cronkite News Service |
    PHOENIX - With many of those crossing the border illegally shifting to remote areas in response to stepped-up enforcement, the trash they leave behind is becoming tougher - and riskier - to clean up, a state agency director told lawmakers Thursday. "These are dangerous areas," Henry Darwin of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality told the Senate Border Security, Federalism and States Sovereignty Committee. "These are known areas of illegal immigration, illegal drug trafficking." He called trash along the border "a fairly significant issue" that has persisted even as illegal border crossings have declined slightly. Showing pictures of trash-strewn landscapes,...
  • Gov., Bishops Still Split Over Driver’s Licenses for Illegal Immigrants (NM)

    01/19/2012 8:21:01 AM PST · by CedarDave · 5 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | January 19, 2012 | Dan Boyd
    SANTA FE – Gov. Susana Martinez joined Archbishop Michael Sheehan and other Catholic bishops for breakfast Wednesday and met privately in the state Capitol over the weekend with New Mexico’s top-ranking Roman Catholic leader. But while the governor and Sheehan were able to find common ground regarding an abortion bill, they remain divided on the high-profile driver’s license issue. Sheehan and other Catholic bishops have staunchly defended the 2003 state law that allows illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses, while Martinez has waged a high-profile effort to repeal the law. At the Wednesday morning Catholic prayer breakfast attended by Martinez...
  • ICE Critical of Santa Fe Jail

    01/19/2012 8:03:02 AM PST · by CedarDave · 4 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | Jan 14, 2012 | Vic Vela
    SANTA FE — The Santa Fe County jail continues to release many illegal immigrants — some of them dangerous criminals — to the streets before immigration officials can detain them. That’s according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials who this week ramped up their criticism of the lockup in Santa Fe, known for its “safe haven” attitude toward immigrants. After the agency’s statements to KOAT-TV, repeating earlier claims that jail officials don’t do enough to help them enforce federal immigration law, the county and ICE sat down to try to reach an understanding. ICE assistant Albuquerque field office director...
  • Sheriff Joe Fights Back: Appealing Court Ruling Barring Arrest of Hispanic Illegal Aliens

    01/19/2012 5:50:35 AM PST · by montag813 · 12 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 01-19-2012 | John Hill
    by John Hill Stand With Arizona Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is appealing a federal judge's ruling that prohibited his deputies from detaining people under Arizona's immigrant smuggling law based solely on the suspicion that they're in the country illegally. Arpaio's lawyers told U.S. District Judge Murray Snow in a filing that they will appeal the judge's preposterous Dec. 23 ruling in a lawsuit brought by the ACLU alleging that the sheriff's deputies racially profiled Latinos in immigration patrols. The ruling - like the Department of Justice's recent accusations of racial profiling - was based almost entirely upon "testimony" of...
  • OUTRAGE: Feds Spend $1.6 Million to Restore "La Raza" Murals Celebrating "Aztlan", Che Guevara

    01/17/2012 8:26:03 PM PST · by montag813 · 45 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 01-18-2012 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With Arizona On the heels of victory against the racist "La Raza" ethnic studies program in Tucson, Arizona, this shocking item from San Diego shows how far we have yet to go to defund La Raza and its divisive, anti-American influence in America. At a time of record debt, rampant unemployment, and a financially strained citizenry - our Federal government somehow can afford a whopping $1,600,000 to restore "Chicano" murals depicting communist butchers Che Guevara and Fidel Castro, and with maps featuring "Aztlan" - the mythical "nation" that La Raza activists demand be taken from the United...
  • Border agent killed: Feds to unseal some records

    01/12/2012 1:30:23 PM PST · by neverdem · 11 replies
    The Arizona Republic | Jan. 11, 2012 | Dennis Wagner
    We can only link the Arizona Republic.
  • Setting the record straight on immigration rule change

    01/11/2012 11:57:26 AM PST · by hocndoc · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/11/12 | Michele Waslin
    These are precisely the immigrants who have been waiting in line and now face a bureaucratic challenge to obtaining the physical green cards. The proposed rule change falls precisely within the scope of what administrations do. The regulatory change is important because, under current procedures, some persons who have already met the eligibility requirements for green cards must leave the U.S. to obtain their permanent residence status, but as soon as they leave, they are immediately barred from re-entering the U.S. for three or ten years because of a period of unlawful presence in the United States. There is a...
  • Federal immigration enforcement is mandatory, memo says

    01/09/2012 8:47:21 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 1 replies
    LAT ^ | January 8, 2012, 11:01 p.m. | Paloma Esquivel, Los Angeles Times
    Two years after the Secure Communities immigration enforcement program was implemented, federal officials determined that choices available to local law enforcement agencies that wished to decline or limit their participation would be "streamlined" or "eliminated," making the information-sharing program mandatory, according to a memo recently made public. Launched in 2008, Secure Communities was promoted to local and state leaders as a way to focus immigration enforcement efforts on "serious convicted criminals." But the program, which involves the FBI sharing fingerprints collected from county jails with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, has come under fire because a large percentage of immigrants...
  • Obama expands “hardship” waiver for illegal immigrants

    01/07/2012 1:21:21 PM PST · by Tigen · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Stephen Dinan
    The Obama administration on Friday proposed new hardship rules that would make it easier for illegal immigrants to apply for legal status and stay in the country if they have a spouse or parent already living here legally. Immigrant-rights groups called the move a “tremendous” victory while those who favor a crackdown on illegal immigration said it is another step in what they describe as administrative amnesty.
  • Sheriff Joe Arpaio Announces Re-Election Bid

    01/07/2012 9:53:42 AM PST · by montag813 · 16 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 01-07-2012 | John Hill
    The open-borders left just can't believe it. After all the trumped-up "investigations", the race-baiting by Obama officials and La Raza stooges like Rep. Raul Grijalva, the politically-driven charges by the Department of Justice... Sheriff Joe is running for another term.That's right. "America's Toughest Sheriff" refuses to quit, refuses to knuckle under or stop doing his job protecting the people of Maricopa County - the 4th most populous county in America - from illegal invaders and criminal aliens. And Sheriff Joe is also staying on the job for ALL Americans. Because the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office apprehends a staggering 25% of...
  • Obama’s harassment of Sheriff Joe

    01/07/2012 5:29:40 AM PST · by Tigen · 14 replies
    WND ^ | 1-6-12 | Tom Tancredo
    As part of the Obama administration’s lawsuit against Arizona’s new law, SB 1070, President Obama’s lawyers had an Immigration and Custom’s Enforcement bureaucrat, Daniel Ragsdale, file a brief to the court against the state of Arizona. What Ragsdale said about immigration law enforcement gives the lie both to the Obama lawsuit and to the administration’s current attacks on Sheriff Joe Arpaio
  • Secretaries of Education and Labor Met With Illegal Aliens at Ed. Dept. HQ

    01/06/2012 5:20:33 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 13 replies ^ | Jan. 6, 2012 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    ( - A group of illegal aliens visited the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 15 where they held a “Student Voices” meeting with Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, according to information about the meeting posted on the official Department of Education and Department of Labor websites. Department of Education Spokesman Jim Bradshaw, while acknowledging receiving questions about the meeting from, failed to respond to those questions after they were put to him via both phone and email messages on Thursday and Friday of this week. At the meeting, according to the...
  • Obama administration eases deportation rules

    01/06/2012 11:23:12 AM PST · by ColdOne · 8 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 1/6/12 | Stephen Dinan
    The Obama administration on Friday proposed new hardship rules that would make it easier for illegal immigrants to apply for legal status and stay in the country if they have a spouse or parent already living here legally. Immigrant-rights groups called the move a “tremendous” victory while those who favor a crackdown on illegal immigration said it is another step in what they describe as administrative amnesty. Homeland Security officials, who announced the change in the Federal Register, said the change only applies when an illegal immigrant has a family member living in the U.S. legally and who would be...
  • Obama rule would let undocumented stay in U.S. during application

    01/06/2012 9:01:12 AM PST · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 1/6/12 | Peter Nicholas
    Reporting from Washington— The Obama administration will announce Friday a proposed new regulation that would allow certain undocumented immigrants to remain in America while applying for legal status -- a step aimed at keeping families intact and one that may also shore up the president's support with Latino voters. As it stands, people living in the U.S. illegally who leave the country to apply for a green card face years of separation from family members. Depending on how long they've lived in America, once they leave they are barred from returning for up to 10 years.
  • Probe reveals feds pressuring agents to rush immigrant visas – even if fraud is feared

    01/03/2012 12:49:20 PM PST · by OddLane · 11 replies
    The Daily ^ | January 3, 2012 | Sarah Ryley
    Higher-ups within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are pressuring rank-and-file officers to rubber-stamp immigrants’ visa applications, sometimes against the officers’ will, according to a Homeland Security report and internal documents exclusively obtained by The Daily. A 40-page report, drafted by the Office of Inspector General in September but not publicly released, details the immense pressure immigration service officers are under to approve visa applications quickly, sometimes while overlooking concerns about fraud, eligibility or security. One-quarter of the 254 officers surveyed said they have been pressured to approve questionable cases, sometimes “against their will.” The report does not call out any...
  • AP source: Admin. plans change in immigration rule

    01/06/2012 5:04:06 AM PST · by DJ MacWoW · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 6, 2012 7:24 AM (ET) | LUIS ALONSO LUGO and ALICIA A. CALDWELL
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration plans a rule change to help reduce the time illegal immigrant spouses and children are separated from citizen relatives while they try to win legal status in the United States, a senior administration official said Thursday. Currently, illegal immigrants must leave the country before they can ask the government to waive a three- to 10-year ban on legally coming back to the U.S. The length of the ban depends on how long they have lived in the U.S. without permission. The official said the new rule would let children and spouses of citizens ask...
  • Obama to ease green-card rule?

    01/06/2012 6:14:07 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 7 replies
    Obama to ease green-card rule? By: Tim Mak January 6, 2012 06:43 AM EST The Obama administration will propose a new rule Friday that will allow certain illegal immigrants to remain in the United States while applying for legal residency, according to reports. Currently, those living illegally in the U.S. are required to leave the country in order to apply for a green card, even if they are married to or are children of American citizens, and they are often barred from returning for up to 10 years, the New York Times and the L.A. Times reported. The Obama administration’s...
  • Man set to go home today after more than year at Fresno hospital (Illegal Alien)

    01/05/2012 3:32:25 PM PST · by patriot08 · 21 replies · 1+ views ^ | Jan 3, 2012 | Barbara Anderson
    Fuentes has spent 374 days at Community Regional Medical Center, the longest uninterrupted stay by a patient at the Fresno acute-care hospital, according to staff recollection. Doctors suspect Fuentes, 35, had gallstones that developed into a gallbladder infection, which was left untreated and progressed. The average length of hospital stay for uncomplicated pancreatitis is about two weeks, with a complicated case taking as many as 45 to 65 days, according to the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. But Fuentes' case was far from uncomplicated. Fuentes had 12 surgeries overseen by three trauma physicians -- Drs. Jim Davis, Ricard...
  • Push to ban driver's licenses for illegal immigrants gains momentum

    01/04/2012 6:56:32 PM PST · by OddLane · 10 replies
    Eyewitness News KOB ^ | January 3, 2012 | Stuart Dyson
    The push to ban driver's licenses for illegal immigrants appears to be gaining some momentum with the legislature's 30 day session starting in just two weeks. Governor Susana Martinez is picking up some support for her crusade against the licenses, but she appears to be losing a vote too. Some Democrats are moving into the "undecided" category. Sen. Steve Fischmann, a Dona Ana County Democrat, is switching to the governor's side, saying he will vote with her because that is what the vast majority of people in hid district want.
  • Sheriff Joe Targeted For Ouster. - Faces 'resign now' campaign as prepares Obama eligibility report

    01/04/2012 12:36:07 PM PST · by opentalk · 40 replies
    WND ^ | January 4, 2012 | Jerome R. Corsi
    Just as famed Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is preparing to release results of his investigation of Barack Obama’s eligibility for Arizona’s 2012 ballot, a top-gun activist who led a successful campaign to recall a key Arpaio ally is now targeting the sheriff himself.In the coming weeks, it will be decided whether transplanted radical attorney-activist and “community organizer” Randy Parraz can force Arpaio to resign before the sheriff’s Cold Case Posse has a chance to deliver a report in February.Parraz, who has made his career applying Saul Alinsky-style community organizer tactics for radical leftist movements in the U.S. and Canada,...
  • OUTRAGE: Obama Officials Push Agents to ‘Rush’ Immigrant Visas – Even If FRAUD Suspected (USCIS)

    01/03/2012 3:52:50 PM PST · by montag813 · 13 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 01-03-2012 | John Hill
    by John Hill Stand With Arizona As if Obama's plan to cut National Guard troops on the Mexican border by 75% at a time when there has been a sudden surge in border crossers wasn't leaving the United States vulnerable enough, now a report has revealed a new insanity - lowered standards for granting immigration visas: Higher-ups within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are pressuring rank-and-file officers to rubber-stamp immigrants’ visa applications, sometimes against the officers’ will, according to a Homeland Security report and internal documents....A 40-page report, drafted by the Office of Inspector General in September but not publicly...
  • Sci-Fi Brothel to Open in Nevada

    01/01/2012 11:10:02 AM PST · by redreno · 75 replies · 2+ views
    Time Newsfeed ^ | 01/01/2012 | y Melissa Locker
    Hey gents, have you ever found yourself jealous of Captain James T. Kirk and his, …er intergalactic conquests? Do you longingly watch Jabba the Hutt’s dancing slave (her name is Oola, if you’re interested) and wonder, what if? Do you long to go where no man has gone before? Well, once a new sci-fi brothel opens in Nevada, you can. Nevada is the only state that allows legal prostitution, and there are two dozen licensed brothels in the state,
  • "The illegals I met last night."

    01/01/2012 8:10:22 AM PST · by Gen.Blather · 2,074 replies
    Self | 1/1/2012 | Bern Pearson
    I met some illegal Mexicans last night at a party. Several years ago I stayed with a couple of wonderful Mexican families in the Baja below California. These were well-off people. The homes, on average were beautifully tiled and some of them had mahogany inlaid walls, bookshelves and cabinetry that would cost a hundred-thousand dollars here. So, I’m guessing if they aren’t rich they’re very comfortable. The elderly not as well-off grandfather, while living in Mexico was receiving Social Security from the United States and owned a rent-free apartment in California which he used as his address to receive several...
  • Man Accused In Baby Death Had Been Recently Deported(NM Caution - Graphic details at link)

    12/31/2011 2:57:33 PM PST · by CedarDave · 49 replies
    KOAT TV7 Albuquerque ^ | December 30, 2011 | KOAT Albuquerque
    Federal agents said the man accused of sexually assaulting and killing a 1-month-old baby girl had recently sneaked back into the United States after being deported to Mexico four months before the crime. Police released a recording of the 911 call that indicated the baby was already dead before anyone contacted the authorities. "(The) baby was taking a bottle and choked and couldn't stop, and the baby has now passed away," the caller told a 911 operator.~~snip~~ Authorities said they arrested 37-year-old Juan Galindo on charges of sexual assault and child abuse resulting in death. Officers said Galindo admitted he...
  • Man charged in fatal rape of baby

    12/31/2011 9:38:23 AM PST · by Neil E. Wright · 137 replies ^ | December 30, 2011 | Nancy Laflin
    ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Bernalillo County Sheriff's Deputies have charged Juan Galindo, 37, for the rape and death of his girlfriend's 1-month-old infant daughter.Deputies say around 4:00 this morning, family members called 911 from a home in the 1900 block of Lake Southwest. When deputies arrived, they found the baby girl already dead. Medical investigators were also called to the scene.
  • Team Obama lays out electoral map strategy

    12/29/2011 5:28:52 PM PST · by neverdem · 37 replies
    LA Times ^ | December 29, 2011 | Peter Nicholas
    The mood in camp Obama is picking up these days, with the president’s poll numbers inching northward and Republicans mired in what could turn out to be a prolonged, expensive battle for the GOP nomination. When Obama campaign officials look at a map of the U.S., they see any number of viable routes toward the 270 electoral college votes needed to win the presidency. In a fundraising pitch Thursday, Obama campaign manager Jim Messina laid out five potential pathways to the magic number. The Obama campaign likes to start with the states that John Kerry won in the 2004 election,...

    12/29/2011 8:26:25 AM PST · by wgflyer · 71 replies ^ | December 28, 2011 | Ann Coulter
    In the upcoming presidential election, two issues are more important than any others: repealing Obamacare and halting illegal immigration. If we fail at either one, the country will be changed permanently. Taxes can be raised and lowered. Regulations can be removed (though they rarely are). Attorneys general and Cabinet members can be fired. Laws can be repealed. Even Supreme Court justices eventually die. But capitulate on illegal immigration, and the entire country will have the electorate of California. There will be no turning back. Similarly, if Obamacare isn't repealed in the next few years, it never will be.
  • Immigration laws pose a test of states' rights in Supreme Court

    12/29/2011 1:52:13 AM PST · by thecodont · 8 replies
    Los Angeles Times / ^ | December 28, 2011, 5:53 p.m. | By David G. Savage and Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times
    Reporting from Washington and Los Angeles— Federal judges have blocked strict new immigration laws adopted by conservative legislatures in half a dozen states, including a ruling last week that said South Carolina may not set up a "street-level dragnet" to stop and arrest illegal immigrants. But immigrant rights advocates who have cheered those rulings may soon find their luck has run out as those rulings head for the Supreme Court. Legal experts believe the high court's conservative majority will take a sharply different approach. So far, lower-court judges have mostly sided with the Obama administration, ruling, as U.S. District Judge...
  • Latino activists called for Sheriff Arpaio to resign [HA-HA! Never happen]

    12/27/2011 8:53:49 AM PST · by SandRat · 16 replies
    Latino activists called for embattled Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to resign and ....
  • California to stop towing unlicensed drivers at DUI checkpoints, aiding illegal immigrants

    12/25/2011 4:24:09 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 7 replies
    StarTribune ^ | December 25, 2011 | ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press
    ESCONDIDO, Calif. - Delfino Aldama was fixing a customer's brakes this month when his smartphone chimed with a text message that tipped him to a police checkpoint more than an hour before officers began stopping motorists. The self-employed auto mechanic frantically called friends with the location and drove an alternate route home
  • California to Ban Police From Towing Cars of Unlicensed Drivers [CA Illegals Nirvana!]

    12/25/2011 1:50:54 PM PST · by Steelfish · 71 replies · 2+ views
    FoxNews ^ | December 25, 2011
    California to Ban Police From Towing Cars of Unlicensed Drivers December 25, 2011 | ESCONDIDO, Calif. – Delfino Aldama was fixing a customer's brakes this month when his smartphone chimed with a text message that tipped him to a police checkpoint more than an hour before officers began stopping motorists. The self-employed auto mechanic frantically called friends with the location and drove an alternate route home. The Mexico native had reason to be alarmed: He does not have a driver's license because he is in the United States illegally, and it would cost about $1,400 to get his Nissan Frontier...
  • Federal Judge Blocks Key Provisions of S.C. Immigration Law (Obama Appointee!)

    12/22/2011 2:29:16 PM PST · by montag813 · 3 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 12-22-2011 | John Hill
    Above: Judge Richard Gergel - Former S.C. ambulance-chaser extraordinaire and Democrat Party big wig - who today blocked key portions of S.C.'s immigration law by John Hill Stand with Arizona The Obama circle of corruption continued to grow, as a Democrat Party hack (see below) appointed to the bench by the President himself just a year ago - and who made political contributions to Obama in 2008 - today blocked the key provisions of South Carolina's AZ-style immigration law. With just 10 days to go until the law was scheduled to take effect, U.S. District Judge Richard Mark Gergel granted...
  • The suicidal immigration habits of the Republican Party

    12/22/2011 1:18:35 PM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 9 replies
    Allan Wall is a Texan who lived and worked for years in Mexico and writes a column for on U.S. and Mexican cultural differences with the eyes of a Christian humanist. Allan shares his thoughts with Bill McIntosh on Mexico, Mexicans and the US. “Republican leaders promote the importation of future Democratic party voters! It’s suicidal. …If present trends continue, the GOP is headed for permanent minority status.” -Allan Wall You lived in Mexico many years. What can Mexicans teach us about preventing voter fraud? The Mexican voter registration system is a good one. It includes several elements. One...
  • DOJ Names East Haven, CT as Next Violator of Latino Civil Rights

    12/20/2011 5:51:02 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies ^ | 12/20/11 |
    Washington, DC – Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is not the only one under fire from the Department of Justice for cracking down on illegal immigrants. Yesterday, the DOJ issued another scathing report accusing the East Haven, CT Police Department of discrimination against Latinos for allegedly violating their civil rights. In a 23-page letter detailing the results of a two-year investigation sent to the East Haven mayor, Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez wrote, “We find that EHPD engages in discriminatory policing against Latinos, including but not limited to targeting Latinos for discriminatory traffic enforcement, treating Latino drivers more harshly than non-Latino...
  • Man arrested, charged with sexually assaulting girl

    12/19/2011 2:22:37 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 4 replies · 1+ views
    Reading Eagle ^ | 12/20/2011 | Reading Eagle
    Berks County detectives said Monday that they have arrested a Mexican man who has been living illegally in the United States for nearly two decades on charges he sexually assaulted a girl in her home several times. Francisco Garcia Huerth, 39, of the 800 block of Buttonwood Street surrendered to detectives Thursday, one day after Detective David McQuate obtained arrest warrants on rape, indecent assault of a child and related offenses. When Huerth surrendered, he identified himself as Martin Jaime Silva - the name he assumed when he entered the country illegally 18 years ago, investigators said. Authorities could not...
  • Illegal immigrants have no right to arms - court

    12/19/2011 1:37:20 PM PST · by neverdem · 92 replies · 1+ views
    Reuters ^ | 12/16/2011 | Terry Baynes
    Illegal immigrants do not have a right to bear arms under the U.S. Constitution, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, based in Missouri, rejected an appeal brought by Joaquin Bravo Flores, who was charged with possessing a firearm. Agreeing with the 5th Circuit, the court concluded that the protections of the Second Amendment do not extend to undocumented immigrants. Executing a search warrant in 2010, police uncovered a semi-automatic handgun in Bravo Flores' Minneapolis apartment. A grand jury indicted him for being an alien in possession of a firearm in...
  • SIGN THE PETITION: Stand With Sheriff Joe & Against Obama's Political Witchhunt

    12/18/2011 9:18:59 AM PST · by montag813 · 36 replies
    Stand with Joe ^ | 12-18-2011 | Stand With Joe
    PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION at the link below to show you Stand With Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and AGAINST the political witchhunt of Obama's Department of Justice. This Administration and its open-borders allies La Raza, MALDEF and the ACLU, will stop at nothing to try and destroy the most prominent national symbol in the fight against illegal immigration. Sheriff Joe will not back down. Please sign the petition to show we stand behind him. [Note: The opposition already has a petition AGAINST Joe with 3,400 signatures. Let's blow past them with 5,000 signatures or more by the end of today!]
  • Rep. Steve King Defends Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

    12/17/2011 6:23:14 PM PST · by montag813 · 16 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 12-17-2011 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With Arizona Prominent Congressman Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is defending Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio against Justice Department charges of committing "civil rights violations" against Latinos in Maricopa County. Thomas Perez, head of the DOJ's Civil Rights Division - and a former board member of Hispanic hate group CASA de Maryland, unexpectedly released the report on December 15. Some observers, including Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, believe the sudden release of results of the 3+ year investigation was timed to distract from the one-year anniversary of the murder of Border Agent Brian Terry, for which Eric Holder's...
  • Zero Tolerance For Illegals Is Required For Real Leaders

    12/17/2011 2:02:41 PM PST · by Ajnin · 29 replies
    Ajnin's mind | December 17, 2011 | Ajnin
    "Boots on the ground", UAV’s, virtual fences, “troops on the border” or “securing the border first", like “comprehensive immigration reform” are all just euphemisms for amnesty. If a politician or presidential candidate is serious about securing our border and reducing illegal immigration they should be talking about zero tolerance for illegal immigration. There shouldn’t be any public or private funding of illegal aliens, this includes scholarships. Illegal aliens should be prohibited from attending public school. They should not be given birthright citizenship. There shouldn’t be any sanctuary cities or communities and there should never every be any kind of path...
  • APNewsBreak: Feds say Arpaio violated civil rights [DOJ Hit Piece]

    12/15/2011 9:16:47 AM PST · by greyfoxx39 · 62 replies
    The federal government issued a scathing report Thursday that outlines how Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office has committed a wide range of civil rights violations against Latinos SNIP The Justice Department's conclusions in the civil probe mark the federal government's harshest rebuke of a national political fixture who has risen to prominence for his immigration crackdowns and became coveted endorsement among candidates in the GOP presidential field. SNIPThe report will require Arpaio to set up effective policies against discrimination, improve training and make other changes that would be monitored for compliance by a judge. Arpaio faces a Jan. 4...
  • Sheriff Joe Captures Two Illegal Smugglers Who Had Been Deported 27 Times!

    12/11/2011 12:36:46 PM PST · by montag813 · 17 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 12-11-2011 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With Arizona Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Human Smuggling Unit arrested 17 illegal aliens over 48 hours - including 2 smugglers, in the north valley region. The illegals had paid the smugglers between $1,000 and $2,000 each to be smuggled across the border. Demonstrating how Arizona is a critical gateway for the entire nation, most of those arrested were heading to locations in the east: Mississippi, Virginia, Florida, Georgia and New Jersey. They are now headed to Sheriff Joe's Tent City instead. Way to go, Joe! But the shocking detail of this arrest is the...
  • DMV Clerk Pleads Guilty To Bribes For Licenses

    12/09/2011 8:51:36 AM PST · by FryingPan101 · 6 replies
    CBS Las Vegas ^ | 12-08-2011 | AP-Las Vegas
    Prosecutors with the U.S. Attorney’s office in Nevada say Brown was a front-line clerk at the DMV office on Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas. Authorities say she used third parties to recruit customers who didn’t have identifying documents, and typically charged $1,500 to $3,000 for each license
  • Border Patrol agent shoots, kills man near Sells

    12/07/2011 3:04:48 PM PST · by SandRat · 9 replies | Brady McCombs, AzDailyStar
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed a man Tuesday night near Sells on the Tohono O'odham Nation. Initial reports indicate that the agent shot and killed a man who was assaulting another agent, said the Border Patrol in an emailed statement. The shooting occurred at 8 p.m. The citizenship of the man who was shot has not yet been determined, the statement said. The agency said it "regrets the loss of life" and that it is fully cooperating with the investigation led by Tohono O'odham Police and the FBI.
  • Michael Savage Stupidest Caller Ever Welfare Money From Obama Stash, Illegal Aliens; Open Borders!

    12/03/2011 11:50:58 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 6 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8-10-11 | Michael Savage
  • Obama to Vie for Arizona as Latino Numbers Rise (barf alert)

    12/02/2011 6:02:27 PM PST · by Mandingo Conservative · 6 replies
    NYT ^ | December 1, 2011 | HELENE COOPER
    I tell them about the Dream Act,” said Miriam Gonzalez, 23, who has been registering voters at Latino supermarkets like Ranch Market and Food City, referring to the White House-backed legislation that would provide young Hispanic students a path to citizenship but has been stalled by Republican opposition in Congress. “I keep talking, and then people register... The voting-age population of Hispanics in Arizona has surged over the last nine years to 845,000 from 455,000 and now constitutes 19 percent of Arizona residents of voting age. Though Hispanics have not turned out at high levels in past years Given the...
  • Tucson cop can't challenge SB 1070 [say 9th Circuit Court}

    12/02/2011 7:12:08 AM PST · by SandRat · 14 replies
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services
    PHOENIX - A Tucson police officer has no legal right to challenge last year's tough state law aimed at illegal immigrants, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. In a unanimous decision, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected arguments by Martin Escobar that SB 1070 puts him in the untenable position of being disciplined for refusing to enforce a law he believes to be illegal or enforcing the law and being subject to lawsuit for violating the civil rights of others. The judges also said Escobar's status as "a Hispanic residing in Arizona" does not...
  • Reid bill might block state immigration laws

    11/28/2011 11:39:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 28, 2011 | Joel Gehrke
    Democrats in Congress have proposed a new racial profiling ban that could thwart state and local laws on immigration enforcement, such as the controversial Arizona law currently tied up in federal court, by witholding federal funding for state and local law enforcement agencies engaged in "racial profiling" and empowering the Department of Justice (DOJ) to file lawsuits against state and local governments. Sens. Harry Reid, D-Nev., and lead sponsor Ben Cardin, D-Md., are pushing the End Racial Profiling Act of 2011, which would, among other things, "withhold federal law enforcement funding if local and state governments failed to adopt effective...
  • What should we call illegal aliens?

    11/28/2011 5:57:24 PM PST · by moneyrunner · 40 replies
    The Virginian ^ | 11/28/2011 | Moneyrunner
    Mickey Kaus has a good little essay on this. I have a suggestion: A few years ago my niece was speaking of a class of people as “Canadians.” I wondered about that because the characteristics she was discussing were not in any way attributable to Canadians. I suddenly realized what she was talking about and began to laugh. It’s a great illustration that no matter what you call an identifiable group, people see through your euphemism and know what you’re referring to. So here’s a suggestion, let’s change the term from “illegal alien” to … oh, “Martian.” Everyone will know...
  • No license, no car? Not so: LA considers changing 30-day impound on cars of unlicensed drivers

    11/28/2011 1:05:20 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 11 replies
    89.3 KPCC ^ | November 28, 2011 | Patt Morrison
    No license, no car — that policy, which activists have long complained unfairly punishes illegal immigrants who cannot get driver’s licenses, may be about to change. Earlier this year, the Los Angeles Police Department began allowing unlicensed drivers at sobriety checkpoints a free pass from having their car towed and impounded if a licensed driver was available to take it. Since then, Mayor Villaraigosa has been developing a new policy with the LAPD that would expand that change to include traffic stops and reduce the number of 30-day impounds, which can cost hundreds of dollars in fees. The police union...