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  • Lugar: Mexican drug lords 'most immediate' threat to U.S. security

    09/26/2010 2:06:53 PM PDT · by AuntB · 57 replies
    The Hill ^ | Sept. 26, 2010 | Mike Lillis
    The Senate's top Republican on foreign policy said this weekend that drug traffickers operating on the Mexican border pose a more immediate national security threat than domestic terrorists. Sen. Richard Lugar (Ind.), senior Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is calling on the White House to intensify efforts to help Mexico fight drug lords at the border, where escalating violence has killed tens of thousands of people in the past few years. "Transnational drug trafficking organizations operating from Mexico represent the most immediate national security threat faced by the United States in the Western Hemisphere," Lugar said in remarks...
  • (San Diego) Minutemen Founder Faces Another Defamation Lawsuit

    12/30/2009 11:36:05 AM PST · by Ladycalif · 22 replies · 1,874+ views
    10 news ^ | 12/30/2009
    AN DIEGO -- The founder of the San Diego Minutemen is facing more legal problems, 10News reported. Jeff Schwilk is the focus of another defamation lawsuit that will be filed next week. In May, a jury decided he helped defame activist Joanne Yoon and was fined more than $130,000. A jury found Schwilk e-mailed members links to a Web site that called her vulgar names and implied Yoon was a prostitute. Recently, another e-mail to Minutemen members allegedly defaming Yoon was obtained by her attorney, Dan Gilleon.
  • Two dead, 6 injured when car hits tree in Campo

    04/18/2008 5:51:05 AM PDT · by Ladycalif · 7 replies · 42+ views
    EAST COUNTY – Two people died and six others were injured when a driver believed to be smuggling undocumented Mexicans lost control of his car and slammed into an oak tree in Campo Thursday, authorities said. The driver, Louis Alonzo Moreno, 20, of Chula Vista, faces charges of manslaughter and smuggling, California Highway Patrol Officer Brian Pennings said. Pennings said six men and one woman were in the car with Moreno. Two of the passengers were in the trunk.
  • Introducing an Online E-mail Service To Write Ramos & Compean

    09/27/2007 5:40:27 AM PDT · by Ladycalif · 15 replies · 96+ views
    Today is the 250th day that Nacho and Jose have spent away from their families. Please visit eMail and send him a letter online - free of charge. And this site, you will find the link to also e-mail Jose Compean. The SOS webmaster, created this service and has already mailed over twenty letters to the agents in the past two days, but it is important that Nacho and Jose hear from you too. Take a moment right now, click and give Nacho and his family 5 minutes of your time. Please forward this too! (Also click eMail...
  • Duncan Hunter on the Border Fence (His commercial)

    02/06/2007 4:30:15 PM PST · by pissant · 66 replies · 1,091+ views
    Peacethroughstrength/Youtube ^ | 2/2/07 | duncan hunter
    Link only. You have to click to see it. Succinct and effective. Cheers.
  • Feds nab illegal immigrants in western Michigan

    09/15/2006 5:25:11 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 33 replies · 863+ views
    South Bend Tribune ^ | September 15. 2006 | JAMES PRICHARD Associated Press
    GRAND RAPIDS — Federal immigration officials have completed a five-day sweep of western Michigan in which they apprehended 54 fugitive illegal immigrants who had disappeared after receiving deportation orders. They also captured an illegal immigrant with an extensive criminal history who had illegally re-entered the United States after being removed, officials at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Thursday. The initiative, dubbed "Operation Return to Sender," started Sept. 8 and ended Wednesday. The agency focused its efforts within the triangle formed by Lansing, Grand Rapids and Battle Creek.The sweep was part of an "interior immigration enforcement strategy" that is a...
  • House approves U.S.-Mexican border fence

    09/14/2006 3:23:08 PM PDT · by screw boll · 19 replies · 712+ views
    Yahoo ^ | Sep 14 2006 | AP
    The House voted for the second time in a year to erect a fence along a third of the U.S.-Mexican border, part of a Republican effort to keep illegal immigration an issue before voters.
  • Companies Hiring Illegal Immigrants Hit With “Unfair Competition” Lawsuits

    08/23/2006 10:05:11 AM PDT · by theothercheek · 9 replies · 290+ views
    The Stiletto ^ | August 22, 2006 | The Stiletto
    Companies being underbid by, and losing business to, competitors that employ illegal immigrant workers are fighting back using federal anti-racketeering laws and/or state unfair competition laws, reports The Associated Press. The idea is to level the playing field by creating an economic disincentive to hiring illegal aliens at below-market wages. ... In the first suit based on California’s unfair-competition laws, Global Horizons, a temporary employment agency that supplied farm workers sued a grower, Munger Brothers, and two competing employment firms, Ayala Agricultural Services and J&A Contractors. The suit claims that Munger Brothers broke a contract with Global Horizons to provide...
  • Volunteers travel from afar to build border fence

    05/29/2006 8:58:07 PM PDT · by SandRat · 12 replies · 853+ views
    PALOMINAS — For many people, building a barbed-wire fence under the burning Arizona sun would probably be the last way they would want to spend their Memorial Day weekend. Not Minuteman Project volunteer Christie Czajkowski, however. She signed up for the group’s weekend fence-building inauguration almost as soon as she heard about it — even though it meant driving 15 hours from her home in Chula Vista, Calif. “What else am I going to do, go to another beach party?” laughed the 33-year-old baker as she paused from a turn at stringing wire. “No, I need to do something to...
  • RICO-The New Tool For Law Enforcement(You Have the Power to Stop Illegal Immigration)

    05/28/2006 3:10:07 PM PDT · by garbageseeker · 53 replies · 2,544+ views ^ | Micah King
    This caught my eye several months ago and its a good way of enforcing immigration law.This may give you the added tool to enforce immigration law. From the Backrounder In 1996, Congress expanded the Racketeer influenced and Corrupt Organization(RICO) to include violations of federal immigration law. While this expansion may not recieved publicity, it could potentially change the face of U.S. immigration law eforcement. Under the new RICO provisions, a violation of certain provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act(INA) meets the definition of racketeering activity, also know an "predicate offenses" and an entity that engages in a pattern of...
  • Compromise on immigratoin reform not likely

    05/26/2006 7:43:26 AM PDT · by SmithL · 16 replies · 600+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 5/26/6 | Nathaniel Hoffman
    escribing it alternately as a friend on life support, a long shot and a poison pill, Bay Area lawmakers are not optimistic about a favorable compromise immigration bill. The Senate's Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act hammered out of more than 200 amendments in the past two weeks now joins the House's Border Protection, Antiterrorism and Illegal Immigration Control Act in a committee tasked with finding common ground. "The conference is where the obituary for these bills has been written," said Rep. Ellen Tauscher, D-Alamo. Tauscher, like most House Democrats, favors the Senate package but said it appears to be on life...
  • Europe rethinks its 'safe haven' status

    05/24/2006 10:40:03 PM PDT · by Rick_Michael · 27 replies · 908+ views
    Yahoo! News/Christian Science Monitor ^ | May 24, 2006 | By Sarah Wildman
    VIENNA - The night air in Vienna has finally turned warm, filling the city's trams with visitors. On the Ringstrasse, tourists take in the city, pointing out the City Hall and the parliament. "Did you see that one girl - so young! And wearing a veil," a woman clucks in lightly accented English, staring out the window of tram D. "They will form a separate culture." The sentiment isn't isolated. Earlier this month, Austria's Interior Minister Liese Prokop announced that 45 percent of Muslim immigrants were "unintegratable," and suggested that those people should "choose another country." In the Netherlands, one...
  • Agents arrest 29 more during Camp Pendleton immigration work site audit

    05/23/2006 10:09:53 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 14 replies · 585+ views
    North County Times ^ | 23 May 2006 | By: North County Times
    SAN DIEGO ---- Immigration agents arrested 29 foreign nationals today who are employed by a Lakeside business that provides construction workers to the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, authorities said. The arrests of 28 Mexicans and one Honduran stemmed from a continuing illegal immigration audit of the Oceanside military base, but authorities said it wasn't known whether any of them had ever worked at Camp Pendleton. "What we have been able to piece together is that none of these 29 have been working recently on the base," said Michael Unzueta, special agent in charge of the San Diego regional U.S....
  • Immigration Reform...What Say You Now FReepers?

    05/19/2006 9:18:31 AM PDT · by Bob J · 194 replies · 2,763+ views
    FR | 5-19-06 | Bob J
    Be Careful What You Wish For So, we get 350 miles of fence...the Dems and Immigration proponents everything else. I knew this was going to turn out bad. By elevating the issue of illegal immigration to a crisis level, immigration reform advocates have handed the dems and the immigration lobby the vehicle by which they will really open the floodgates and naturalize 120 million new potential dem voters over the next 20 years. Ths was never going to work. The House and Senate simply have too many RINO's to effect the kind of change that reformists dreamed of. Anyone who...
  • Stop Illegal Aliens--Close Our Borders - Christians Reviving America's Values

    03/27/2006 7:34:38 PM PST · by Ladycalif · 12 replies · 613+ views
    Stop Illegal Aliens--Close Our Borders To: National Desk Contact: Don Swarthout, President, Christians Reviving America's Values, 859-219-1222, 859-619-2811 cell WASHINGTON, March 27 /Christian Wire Service/ -- Tomorrow the United States Senate begins discussions about legislation to regulate our borders. Their goal is to stop Illegal Aliens and terrorists from coming into our nation. The House already passed legislation which is very strict. That legislation calls for the completion of a wall between the United States and Mexico. It also calls for fines of up to $50,000 for those employers who are willing to hire Illegal Aliens and the enforcement of...