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  • Outcry on Right Over Bush Plan on Immigration

    02/21/2004 2:29:21 AM PST · by sarcasm · 30 replies · 216+ views
    The New York Times ^ | February 21, 2004 | RACHEL L. SWARNS
    HICAGO, Feb. 20 — Amid the crowded field of Republicans vying for a seat in the Senate here, Jim Oberweis seems a most unlikely insurgent. He is a wealthy supporter of President Bush who favors pinstriped suits, tax cuts and a constitutional amendment blocking same-sex marriage.But in recent weeks, Mr. Oberweis, a plainspoken dairy owner, has become a leader in a widening conservative revolt against the president's sweeping plan to grant temporary legal status to millions of illegal immigrants."The president's plan is just plain wrong," Mr. Oberweis says in a radio advertisement and at public appearances that have drawn hundreds...
  • U.S. plans to ship illegal immigrants deep into Mexico

    02/21/2004 2:32:25 AM PST · by ambrose · 40 replies · 284+ views
    U.S. plans to ship illegal immigrants deep into Mexico By SUSAN FERRISS The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Published on: 02/20/04 MEXICO CITY -- U.S. and Mexican officials agreed Friday to tighten security along their border and devise a plan to repatriate illegal immigrants to their home states in the interior of Mexico rather than deporting them to cities along the border. "Together we need to reinforce secure and orderly repatriation of migrants to their places of origin," Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge said Friday after talks with Mexican Interior Secretary Santiago Creel. Ridge said Mexico has offered extraordinary cooperation with the United...
  • Florida: Illegal alien's injury lawsuit could spark investigation

    02/17/2004 7:56:09 AM PST · by george wythe · 55 replies · 833+ views
    In a case that could bolster a long-running federal grand jury probe into Northeast Florida's construction industry, an undocumented Mexican worker permanently paralyzed on a job site is filing suit today in Jacksonville against homebuilding giant D.R. Horton. Jorge Gomez, 23, was injured Nov. 11 when a large beam fell on him and broke his neck at a D.R. Horton site in a Julington Creek subdivision, according to the lawsuit. The accident left him a quadriplegic. As an illegal alien, Gomez has no workers compensation insurance and has run up $500,000 in medical bills at Jacksonville's Memorial Hospital, which continues...
  • Initiative would deny benefits to illegals

    02/16/2004 11:53:57 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 14 replies · 235+ views ^ | Tuesday, February 17, 2004
    COMING TO AMERICAInitiative would deny benefits to illegalsCalifornia ballot effort seeks to restore provisions of Prop 187 Posted: February 17, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 A group of immigration-reform activists hope to restore some of the provisions of California's ill-fated Proposition 187 by passing a new initiative in November. According to organizers, the Save our State initiative would once again enact certain provisions of the proposition that attempted to bar illegal aliens living in the state from receiving taxpayer-supported services. Proposition 187, approved in 1994 by nearly 60 percent of California voters, was essentially killed when, after a lengthy court battle,...