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  • Human trafficking survivor: I was raped 43,200 times

    11/11/2015 3:47:26 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 55 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/11/2015 | Rafael Romo,
    --SNIP-- Her story highlights the brutal realities of human trafficking in Mexico and the United States, an underworld that has destroyed the lives of tens of thousands of Mexican girls like Karla. Human trafficking has become a trade so lucrative and prevalent, that it knows no borders and links towns in central Mexico with cities like Atlanta and New York. U.S. and Mexican officials both point to a town in central Mexico that for years has been a major source of human trafficking rings and a place where victims are taken before being eventually forced into prostitution.
  • Panel urges S.F. to help teen immigrant felons

    08/19/2008 1:11:27 AM PDT · by wac3rd · 18 replies · 234+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8-19-08 | Jaxon Van Derbeken
    A San Francisco city commission has taken a defiant stand against Mayor Gavin Newsom's directive on young immigrant felons by urging officials to permit the offenders to remain in the city and help pay for their housing, job placement services and immigration lawyers. (snip)
  • Illegal immigrant loses testicles, freedom after firing on SWAT team

    09/20/2007 3:40:07 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 20 replies · 388+ views ^ | 9-20-07 | James Hart
    It's been a year and a half since Texas police raided Guillermo Urquiza's home, looking for proof that he tried to order a hit on a police officer. Urquiza, who was asleep, grabbed a gun and fired when he heard the commotion. Officers fired back, hitting him in the crotch and stomach. He had to be castrated as a result. He's been sentenced to five years for firing at the officers -- they were never able to prove the original accusation. He says it's unfair because he didn't know they were police. The authorities say they clearly announced and identified...
  • Are you a BigotNaziHomo? Take the Quiz!

    05/31/2007 8:11:04 PM PDT · by SeafoodGumbo · 10 replies · 937+ views
    My Pet Jawa ^ | 05-31-07 | Ragnar "Dirty" Sanchez-Danneskjold, BigotNaziHomo
    Are You a BigotNaziHomo? Take the Quiz! Question 1: Do these images, taken recently at a California high school, raise your heart rate and/or blood pressure? (BELOW THE FOLD) Question 2: If you are an "Anglo," do any of the following RacistHateNazi terms mean anything at all to you?"Reconquista," "Alamo," "Lopez de Santa Anna," "Texian," "Guadalupe Hidalgo," "bracero," "law," "border," "national sovereignty" Question 3: Do you think people living in the United States should learn English? Question 4: Are you angry with George W. Bush? Question 5: Do you have a problem with the fact that violent criminal aliens are...
  • South Carolina GOP Delegates Boo Sen Lindsay Graham for Amnesty support and 2 GOP senators in GA

    05/19/2007 1:23:07 PM PDT · by nckerr · 158 replies · 3,444+ views
    AP via Washington Post ^ | 5-19-2007 | JIM DAVENPORT
    The crowd booed South Carolina U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, a key ally of McCain in both his 2000 and 2008 presidential bids, when he said he had worked with U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., on the immigration legislation. "It's the best bill I think we can get to President Bush," Graham said as some in the crowd shouted "No!"
  • 80 immigrants found in home near Phoenix

    04/07/2007 8:19:32 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies · 732+ views
    ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | April 7, 2007
    PHOENIX -- Authorities found at least 80 suspected illegal immigrants in a house west of Phoenix and arrested two suspected smugglers, a police official said. Authorities shot tear gas into the house, forcing one of the suspected smugglers out. They found the other suspect hiding in the attic, said Peoria police spokesman Mike Tellef. He said authorities became aware of the drop house after a Michigan resident called U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying one of their relatives had called because the smugglers were demanding more money. ICE spokeswoman Virginia Kice did not confirm how the agency became aware of...
  • Federal officials arrest illegal immigrants at Atlanta airport

    12/03/2006 5:52:06 AM PST · by Man50D · 53 replies · 916+ views
    ATLANTA: Federal authorities arrested six illegal immigrants Wednesday who had security badges that gave them access to restricted areas at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world's busiest airport. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested the men, all from Mexico and all construction company employees, said agency spokesman Marc Raimondi. All will be deported.
  • Unauthorized Migrants:Their numbers and Characteristics

    06/03/2006 11:33:26 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 23 replies · 964+ views
    Pew Hispanic Center ^ | 2005 | Jefferey S. Pascell
    This paper was published last year without much fanfare from the media. It is a briefing paper for the Independent Task Force on Immigration and America's Future. The paper was sponsored by Spencer Abraham,former U.S. senator and who was former Demaprtment of Energy head under President Bush. Also, it was co-sponsored by Lee Hamilton, former Congressman from Indiana. This bipartisan paper gives in delatiled account the costs of illegal immigration to the United States. It gives the cost in education, health care costs and what industries illegal immigrants work in . It is very easy to follow and it has...
  • It Doesn't Take Sherlock Holmes to Solve This One (Illegal Immigration)

    05/01/2006 7:10:20 AM PDT · by Keyes2000mt · 1 replies · 116+ views
    Renew America ^ | 04/30/2006 | Adam Graham
    May 1st is slated as a day when illegal aliens will walk off their jobs and take to the streets to illustrate how much our cities depend on cheap illegal labor. If the federal government is serious about enforcing the law, May 2nd should set a record for illegal immigrants being rounded up. Here's what I mean. Suppose a news story tells you that local grocery stores are shut down due to a lack of illegal labor. If you're a federal immigration agent, its pretty easy to deduce that these grocery stores have a few illegals on staff, and to...
  • Poll: Illegal Immigration A Minor Concern In State

    03/09/2006 5:19:09 PM PST · by Sharks · 66 replies · 915+ views
    (AP) Californians' views on illegal immigration have softened over the last two decades, with an increasing number seeing it as beneficial to the state's economy, according to a new statewide poll released Thursday. The Field Poll showed that 47 percent of Californians see illegal immigration as having a favorable impact on the state while 45 percent see it as having an unfavorable impact. That split narrowed considerably from 1982, when just 19 percent saw it as favorable while 75 percent saw it as unfavorable. The poll noted that registered voters (26 percent) and non-Hispanics (33 percent) were less likely to...
  • Latest immigration "reform" effort only adds to the problem

    05/29/2005 5:27:31 PM PDT · by arnoldpalmerfan · 39 replies · 1,099+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | May 29, 2005 | Paul Sylvain
    If it looks like a dog, smells like a dog and barks like a dog, it probably is a dog no matter how its owner tries to disguise it. Or, as Rep. Tom Tancredo, R-Colo,, recently observed "There is a little more lipstick on this pig than there was before, but it's most certainly the same old pig." THe "pig" referred to by Tancredo is a bipartisan immigration reform bill introduced on May 12 by Republican Senator John McCain and Democratic Senator Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts. The bill, if passed, would clear the way to allow many of the estimated...
  • Minutemen and Police Attacked by Illegal Alien Activists

    05/26/2005 10:31:29 AM PDT · by American Cabalist · 40 replies · 1,473+ views
    HE!D! says... ^ | 5/26/05 | American Cabalist
    Last night, Minutemen supporters gathered privately at the Women's Civic Club of Garden Grove (in O.C.) to hear a discussion lead by James Gilchrist, the founder of the Minutemen Project. About 300 protestors, charging that the Minutemen are a racist group, gathered outside to protest the meeting. When the Minutemen supporters tried to leave the event, at least two of their cars were attacked by dozens of protestors. The protestors hit the vehicles with placards and other objects until one of the drivers gunned his car to get away from the crowd. He was arrested, though I'm not sure what...