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  • Dem Politician: Grant Illegals Amnesty Or They’ll Become Terrorists

    08/22/2014 3:18:47 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 28 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | August 21, 2014
    Democratic State Representative and candidate for U.S. representative Pat Murphy said Tuesday that if the underage migrants who have come to the U.S. from Central America aren’t given a “pathway for citizenship” they could become terrorists. Speaking with Iowa Public Radio host Ben Kieffer, Murphy said that “we need to make sure that we take care of the children that are coming up here.” “They’re not from Mexico, they’re coming from further south,” Murphy continued. “We need to make sure that when we’re talking about these children we need to treat them like they’re our children or our grandchildren. If...
  • US sued by immigrant rights groups over expedited deportation process

    08/22/2014 3:54:53 PM PDT · by Ben Mugged · 7 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 22 August 2014 | Amanda Holpuch
    Coalition says Obama administration policies to deal with influx at border is unfair to women and children who flee to safety. A coalition of immigrant rights groups have filed a lawsuit challenging the federal government’s expedited deportation process, claiming that it is unfair to women and children who flee Central America to seek safety in the US. The groups claim the Obama administration’s new policies have created a “deportation mill” at a new government family detention center in Artesia, New Mexico. (snip) The National Immigration Project, American Immigration Council, ACLU and National Immigration Law Center filed the suit, MSPC v...
  • A Morning in Immigration Court: Judge Hears 38 ‘Favorite’ Cases, Many He’ll See Again

    08/22/2014 1:41:34 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 5 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 08/22/2014 | Josh Siegel
    “It is my favorite docket, the juveniles,” Immigration Judge John Milo Bryant says, unprompted, as he hears the case of 15-year-old Christian Hernandez, a recent illegal arrival from Honduras. Bryant, the gregarious judge overseeing 38 juvenile cases in Arlington, Va., Immigration Court on a Tuesday morning, commends Christian for his “perfect English.” Christian, a good-looking youth who flashes a sure smile, keeps his hair gelled into a Mohawk and wears a button-up shirt and slacks fastened by a gray Nike belt, tells Bryant he will begin high school in a few weeks. At this first immigration hearing for Christian —...
  • Rick Perry: It’s entirely possible that ISIS has already crossed the southern border

    08/22/2014 5:19:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/22/2014 | AllahPundit
    Via the Daily Signal. Easy prediction: This soundbite will inspire lots of scoffing and sneering without even a bare attempt at an argument on the merits for why he must be wrong. “There’s the obvious great concern that because of the condition of the border from the standpoint of it not being secure and us not knowing who is penetrating across, that individuals from ISIS or other terrorist states could be [crossing the border] — and I think there is a very real possibility that they may have already used that,” he said…“We have no clear evidence of that...
  • Navarrette: Don't be afraid of America's changing demographics

    08/21/2014 1:42:11 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 29 replies
    CNN ^ | August 18, 2014 | Ruben Navarrette
    San Diego, California (CNN) -- For many Americans, the scariest phrase in the English language is "changing demographics." It's never easy to adjust to change -- especially when the thing that is changing is nothing less than the complexion of the country. America is being transformed before our eyes. In the early years of the 21st century, many white Americans are trembling at the thought that -- within three decades -- they'll be the minority in the United States. The demographic "doomsday" is about 2043, according to the most recent projections.
  • Pro-Immigration reform Billionaires silent on immigration after big push

    08/21/2014 1:43:23 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Politoc ^ | 08/21/2014 | By ANNA PALMER
    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, billionaire Michael Bloomberg and Citigroup exec Carlos Gutierrez gave immigration reform firepower last year when they lent their money or names to the cause. But roughly two months before Election Day, the three groups the business titans helped launch are all but silent on the campaign trail. None of the three has purchased airtime for ads on immigration reform this fall. Their virtual absence comes as Senate Republican candidates in battleground states are launching attack ads against Democrats accusing them of supporting “amnesty,” leaving pro-immigration reform candidates even more vulnerable and immigration reform even less likely...
  • DHS says law required release of 154 immigrants with murder convictions

    08/21/2014 1:03:05 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 21, 2014 | Stephen Dinan
    The Obama administration says it had no choice but to release almost all of the 169 murderers it let go from immigration detention last year, saying court decisions gave officials no choice in the matter — but it’s promising a new system to better screen who gets let out. Of the 169 immigrants with homicide-related convictions released in fiscal 2013, all but 15 were required to be let go because of specific court orders or because the immigrants had been held for too long under the rules established by a sweeping 2001 Supreme Court case, the Homeland Security Department said...
  • Need Freepers Help: Where has Huckabee stepped in it?

    08/21/2014 10:28:38 AM PDT · by C. Edmund Wright · 77 replies
    Vanity | 8-21-14 | Self
    Need some help remembering: where Mike Huckabee has demonstrated his establishment thinking and his lack of understanding of conservative issues (outside of the social issues)- and where he has bought into big government solutions. I'm on a panel tomorrow about Huckabee in 2016 (I did not choose the topic) - and I need some memory jogging.
  • Federal judge orders hearing in illegal immigration case

    08/21/2014 5:50:48 AM PDT · by Elderberry · 13 replies
    Sonoran News ^ | August 20,2014 | Linda Bently
    BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Last week, U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen ordered a hearing at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 27 to address all pending motions in a complaint brought by California Attorney Orly Taitz (r) against President Barack Obama, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Jeh Johnson; Director of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell and the U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Station. In July, Taitz filed an emergency application for a stay of the transportation of illegal aliens from the Southern District of Texas to California and other areas throughout the country due to a serious...
  • Poll: Voters Want Immigration 'Pause,' More Enforcement, Preference Given to US Workers(Blockbuster)

    A blockbuster new poll obtained by Breitbart News reveals that a majority of likely voters want to push the pause button on massive immigration, which allowed legal immigrants a chance to more fully assimilate while the middle class expanded as wages increased. As President Barack Obama considers giving more guest-worker permits to companies that have laid off American workers and granting temporary work permits and executive amnesty to millions of more illegal immigrants, a comprehensive survey found that a majority of likely voters want even fewer legal immigrants. The poll found that "half of Americans age 65 and over" and...
  • White House takes suggestions from business on immigration changes

    08/20/2014 3:58:24 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 12 replies
    CBS News ^ | August 19, 2014 | Rebecca Kaplan
    In addition to reviewing the deportation system of immigrants in the U.S. illegally, the Obama administration is weighing executive actions to change the legal immigration system in ways that could benefit businesses, the Wall Street Journal reports. [Snip] Mr. Obama is reportedly weighing unilateral steps he could take to defer deportations for anywhere from 550,000 to 4.4 million immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally, as well as providing some with work permits. The move is sure to draw harsh criticism from Republicans, who argued that they could not pass immigration reform in 2014 because the president cannot be trusted...
  • California's Economic Collision Course: Immigration and Water

    08/20/2014 12:54:15 AM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 1 replies
    Forbes ^ | August 19, 2014 | Thomas Del Beccaro
    You have heard it before: “As California goes, so goes the nation.” If that is the case, the national economy will be harmed for decades to come because of California’s misplaced priorities today. Indeed, by emphasizing high-speed rail over water and failing to deal with its debt crisis, California poses a long-term threat to our national economy and is on an economic collision course of increased immigration and lack of water. California has more than 38 million residents. Despite net losses of millions of residents to other states, California continues to grow through immigration. Latinos now equal the number of...
  • White House Courts Business On Immigration For Political Purposes

    08/19/2014 4:29:41 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Investors.com ^ | August 19, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Imperial Presidency: Secret scheming between the White House and Big Business on immigration is all about political cover for unconstitutional executive action. Cheap labor now isn't worth socialism tomorrow. If high-tech giants such as Cisco, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle and Accenture endorse President Obama's impending executive orders giving amnesty to multitudes of illegal aliens without congressional assent, America will in essence have become the corporatocracy the Saul Alinskys of the world have always claimed they fear. Politico reports that some of these firms and others are talking with high-ranking Obama aides, the White House's goal being these companies' public backing for...
  • Militias complicate situation on Texas border

    08/19/2014 7:04:40 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 24 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 08/19/2014 | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN
    MISSION, Texas (AP) — On a recent moonlit night, Border Patrol agents began rounding up eight immigrants hiding in and around a canal near the Rio Grande. A state trooper soon arrived to help. Then out of the darkness emerged seven more armed men in fatigues. Agents assumed the camouflaged crew that joined in pulling the immigrants from the canal's milky green waters was a tactical unit from the Texas Department of Public Safety. Only later did they learn that the men belonged to the Texas Militia, a group that dresses like a SWAT team and carries weapons but has...
  • VDH: Living Out Critical Legal Theory (Ferguson, the border and beyond)

    08/19/2014 3:29:19 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The National Review's The Corner ^ | August 19, 2014 | Victor Davis Hanson
    <p>It may not have been the aim of Missouri Highway Patrol captain Ron Johnson to outsource security responsibilities to someone affiliated with the New Black Panthers and a legal activist group, but that is the impression that one receives from listening to his exchange with and praise of Malik Shabazz. If this is the same Malik Shabazz who has a long history of virulent racist and inflammatory anti-Semitic statements, then there has been at least a partial erosion of legal authority in Ferguson.</p>
  • Impeachable Alleged Clinton Immigration Offenses Squashed by GOP Senate Leadership

    08/18/2014 10:19:41 PM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 8 replies
    Center for Immigration Studies ^ | October 2000 | David Schippers
    Injustice for All: An Excerpt from Sellout: The Inside Story of President Clinton's Impeachment By David Schippers October 2000 In October 1996, in one of the first public accounts of this matter, former Center Senior Fellow Rosemary Jenks testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration about many of the abuses surrounding the Citizenship USA program. Ms. Jenks concluded that due to pressure from the White House, and in particular the Vice President’s office, the Immigration and Naturalization Service disregarded many of the requirements of the naturalization process that ensure that only qualified immigrants with no significant criminal history may...
  • Dozens rally for 'Love Without Borders'

    08/18/2014 12:36:16 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Quad-City Times ^ | August 17, 2014 | Linda Cook
    Janet Woods-Bragg of Davenport holds a sign reading "I was an immigrant and you welcomed me," in reference to scripture from Matthew 25:35 on Sunday at the "Love Without Borders" interfaith rally in Davenport. More than 100 people gathered in downtown Davenport on Sunday for an interfaith rally to support children fleeing Central America to enter the United States. Davenport Mayor Bill Gluba urged the crowd at the “Love Without Borders” event to “work for social responsibility.” He and local social service leaders helped launch the initiative in July when he suggested that the Quad-Cities host some of the immigrant...
  • Archbishop of Mosul: "I have lost my Diocese to Islam - You in the West...

    08/17/2014 12:19:31 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 87 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | 8/17/14 | New Catholic
    Our sufferings today are the prelude of those you, Europeans and Western Christians, will also suffer in the near future. I lost my diocese. The physical setting of my apostolate has been occupied by Islamic radicals who want us converted or dead. But my community is still alive. Please, try to understand us. Your liberal and democratic principles are worth nothing here. You must consider again our reality in the Middle East, because you are welcoming in your countries an ever growing number of Muslims. Also you are in danger. You must take strong and courageous decisions, even at the...
  • Hhs transferring illegal unaccompanied minors with potential ms-13 ties to gang stronghold cities

    08/17/2014 7:45:04 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Aug 2014 | DR. SUSAN BERRY
    Reports show the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is transferring thousands of unaccompanied illegal minors, some of whom have already been identified as gang members by U.S. Border Patrol agents, to large U.S. cities that rank among the top strongholds of the American gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13. As CNSNews.com reports, a 2008 report indicates that MS-13 is one of two predominantly Latino gangs whose membership has spread from the Los Angeles area to other U.S. communities. MS-13 and the 18th Street gang (M-18), the report states, are becoming “transnational,” in that they are being established in Central...
  • Gene Simmons Wins Argument with HuffPo Host over Speaking '[expletive] English'

    08/17/2014 3:00:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    Breitbart's Big Hollywood ^ | August 15, 2014 | Tony Lee
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)This week, KISS rocker Gene Simmons not only embraced assimilation and the importance of English for immigrants to succeed, he gave a textbook example of how to successfully--and forcefully--do so on hostile turf. He did so with no apologies--and plenty of compassion. In an entertaining interview on HuffPostLive, Simmons said he was "given all the advantages of native-born children" after coming to the country when he was eight years of age, which he said was "astonishing" compared to other nations. Why? Because he learned "[expletive] English" and embraced America's melting pot instead of separatism (salad bowl). "I'm actually saying the...
  • Lawyer: immigrants treated like Guantanamo

    08/16/2014 5:13:30 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 10 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 16, 2014 | Associated Press
    EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A lawyer helping Central American immigrants housed at a temporary center in southern New Mexico compared the legal limbo of immigrants there to those at a U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
  • Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats (Bring It ON!!!)

    08/16/2014 9:31:06 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 8/16/14 | Julie Pace and Erica Werner - ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall fight with Republicans over his ability to change immigration policies. If Obama takes the broadest action under consideration — removing the threat of deportation for millions of people in this country illegally — the short-term risks appear greatest for Senate Democrats in conservative-leaning states. Weeks before the November vote, they could find themselves on the hot seat for their views not only on immigration but also on Obama's use of his presidential powers.
  • Mexico protests Texas National Guard troops on US border

    08/16/2014 8:39:44 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 65 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Aug 16,2014 | AFP
    Mexico City (AFP) - Mexico's foreign ministry late Friday protested Texas Governor Rick Perry's deployment of National Guard troops to the southern US border to halt the surge of child migrants.Mexico "reiterates, in a firm and categorical way, its rejection of this measure," read a statement from the foreign ministry.
  • Illegal Minors Have A Field Day in Dallas Immigration Court

    08/16/2014 8:29:45 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 24 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | 08/15/2014 | Merrill Hope
    ...the Earl Cabell Federal Building in downtown Dallas was the most compassionate place on earth, Monday, August 11, for minors who were in the various stages of the legal process for "Hearings on Removal Procedures" ... The loving arm of the law reached out most notably to Jordan, the 11 year-old Honduran boy, whose mother left him behind at the age of 2 months old. Mom entered the United States illegally over a decade ago. Her status remained "immigrante." The court recorded her as illegal. She told Baird that the elderly great grandmother who cared for him had eye surgeries...
  • Immigrants want declaration agents acted illegally

    08/16/2014 7:32:06 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 7 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 15, 2014 | TRAVIS LOLLER - Associated Press -
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When federal immigration agents surrounded a south Nashville apartment and began banging on doors, the men inside were within their rights to turn off the lights and refuse to answer. The officers did not have warrants, either to search the apartment or to arrest anyone inside, according to court documents
  • A modest proposal for the troublesome tea party

    08/14/2014 11:21:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | August 14, 2014 | Rex W. Huppke
    The past few years have shown us that our political system is operating like a well-oiled machine, assuming that machine's primary purpose is to function horribly while producing nothing of value.. Stubbornness and disagreement have been raised to art forms, and the American people have made it clear they rate Congress only slightly more favorably than "scorpions in pants." The president isn't viewed much better, with an approval rating hovering around a dismal 40 percent. There's ample blame to go around — leftward, rightward, centerward (which isn't a word, but should be) — but a new poll homes in on...
  • Hand grenades becoming key weapon in Mexican cartels' arsenals, say authorities

    08/14/2014 6:23:11 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 14, 2014 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    Mexican drug cartels, whose trafficking efforts into the U.S. have grown bolder amid the border crisis, are increasingly utilizing a frightening weapon in their arsenal: the hand grenade. Whether packed with explosives, hollowed out and filled with steel to give them authentic heft or even used to deliver handwritten death threats, grenades are turning up in greater frequency in encounters with suspected cartel members, according to law enforcement authorities and border experts. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials confirmed to FoxNews.com that they’ve seen a “trend increase” involving the devices along the entire southwest border, although details were not disclosed...
  • Feds Force Beleaguered States To School Illegal Kids

    08/14/2014 11:54:43 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 16 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | August 14, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Immigration: The states aren't told how many unaccompanied children are being unloaded on them, when they're coming or where they are. But the federal government says that they're as entitled to an education as the children of U.S. citizens. Just in time for the new school year, the Education Department issued a fact sheet on Monday reminding school systems and their administrators that they are required to enroll and educate, at taxpayers' expense, the estimated 69,200 unaccompanied minors who have flooded across our open southern border, a number some predict will balloon to 150,000 by year's end. We have referred...
  • Obama’s Betrayal of American Workers of All Races and Backgrounds

    08/13/2014 7:36:47 PM PDT · by Bratch · 8 replies
    Facebook ^ | August 13, 2014 | Sarah Palin
    According to a new report by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Americans are earning 23% less today than what they made before the 2008 recession for the same jobs. This terrible statistic doesn’t even take into account Americans still struggling with unemployment, and please remember that the real unemployment rate is over 20%. That figure reflects all the Americans who’ve given up even looking for jobs that just aren’t there in Obama’s economy. This issue of middle class wage stagnation is directly related to the current debate about amnesty. According to a recent Reuters/Ipsos poll, 70% of Americans believe illegal...
  • Insurer-Linked Group Now Pushing Obamacare For Illegal Immigrants

    08/13/2014 3:13:55 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 6 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 08/13/2014 | Sarah Hurtubise
    A spin-off nonprofit with links to a top insurance company is pushing for Obamacare benefits to be extended to illegal immigrants. The health-care exchanges and benefits like taxpayer subsidies for premiums are open to citizens and legal immigrants, but the California Endowment is trying to drum up support in California to formally extend Obamacare to the state’s undocumented immigrants as well. According the group’s website, it was created when Blue Cross of California split into the nonprofit California Endowment and the big-name, big-profit insurance company WellPoint Health Benefits. And of course, WellPoint stands to benefit greatly from Obamacare. WellPoint-Anthem Blue...
  • California School District Seeks Consultant To Deal With Migrant Children

    08/13/2014 2:07:40 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Aug 2014, | CAROLINE MAY
    A California school district is seeking a “support services consultant” to help unaccompanied illegal immigrant minors navigate the state's educational and support services. According to a USA Today report, the Oakland Unified School District began advertising for such a consultant this month to assist the unaccompanied minors with counseling, legal, health, and educational services. "In the same way there are school specialists who deal with foster youth or refugees, we need a specialist who tracks these kids," Catalina Reyes, principal at Oakland International High School, told USA Today. Since October, more than 62,900 unaccompanied minors have been detained illegally entering...
  • Illegal Immigrant Car Chase That Killed Family Sparked By Fear Of Deportation

    08/13/2014 12:56:27 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 17 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | August 13, 2014 | Tara Dodrill'
    The illegal immigrant driver responsible for a high-speech chase that lasted less than two minutes and killed six people pressed down hard on the gas pedal because he was afraid of deportation, his girlfriend said. The deadly crash occurred in League City, Texas on Sunday evening. Juan Garcia Ahuezoteco has been identified as the illegal immigrant behind the wheel during the high-speed chase. The crash happened around 8:30 p, at the intersection of Ohio Street and FM 646 in League City. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Dickinson Police report that an officer attempted to pull over a Dodge Durango...
  • ICE arrests alleged illegal aliens in Yavapai County

    08/13/2014 10:12:53 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 3 replies
    The Daily Courier ^ | 8/12/2014 | The Daily Courier
    PRESCOTT - The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations team, along with the YCSO, arrested 14 people allegedly in the US illegally during the week of July 28, according to Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher. ICE took them to the Camp Verde jail for processing and holding before being transferred to a federal facility, Mascher said, adding that the arrests took place at several locations in the county. The Camp Verde jail is one of only two designated county facilities in Arizona for holding ICE prisoners, Mascher said. It's part of the 287(g) program, which allows...
  • NYTimes Grudgingly Admits Tea Party Winning Immigration Fight

    08/13/2014 9:12:28 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 53 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/13/14
    The New York Times yesterday featured a story about how the Tea Party has influenced the GOP on immigration: "On Capitol Hill, the Tea Party wing continues to drive the party’s agenda. Last winter, as House Republican leaders drafted their 'principles' for immigration overhaul, they largely disregarded the opponents of any form of legal status for immigrants in the country illegally, dismissing them as a loud but small minority.” Niger Innis, the executive director of TheTeaParty.net, the nation’s largest grassroots tea party organization and convener of regular Tea Party caucus events on Capitol Hill, issued the following statement: What we’re...
  • Obama Administration Released Over 600 Illegal Immigrants With Criminal Convictions

    08/13/2014 7:35:40 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | August 13, 2014 | Sharyl Attkisson
    More than 600 convicted criminals, including felons, were among thousands of illegal immigrants freed under the Obama administration in advance of 2013 budget cuts mandated under sequestration. That’s according to a new report today from the inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security. According to the IG’s report, at least two-dozen “aliens” were released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement even though they were in a “mandatory detention category.” (After an internal review, ICE later redetained them.)
  • Why the Republican freak-out over Obama's immigration order is both dumb and inhumane {Barf Alert]

    08/13/2014 5:43:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    The Week ^ | 08/13/2014 | By Joel Dodge
    Like it or not, these are the facts: There are 11.7 million undocumented immigrants living in United States. The U.S. Immigrant and Customs Enforcement only has the capacity to remove about 400,000 per year. That's less than 4 percent of the total undocumented population. Keep these facts in mind as President Obama prepares to announce an executive action to protect certain classes of undocumented immigrants — and as Republicans lose their minds over it. Obama's expected move isn't a sinister example of "domestic Caesarism," as Ross Douthat would have it, or "stealth amnesty," in the words of Reihan Salam. It...
  • Iredell man jailed 2nd time in abuse case

    08/12/2014 6:41:13 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 3 replies
    Charlotte Observer ^ | Aug. 12, 2014 | Steve Lyttle
    A 25-year-old Troutman man is jailed and faces possible deportation proceedings after he was found inside the residence of a woman he is accused of assaulting earlier, according to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. Gustavo Armando Hernandez is jailed under $100,000 bond, and the sheriff’s office said he is facing an immigration detainer. The detainer means U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to take custody of Hernandez when his Iredell County case has been completed. Deputies said Hernandez was arrested Aug. 1 on charges of assaulting a female and interfering with 911 communications. Investigators said the victim reported Hernandez struck...
  • Gay illegal immigrants demand deportation protection

    08/12/2014 6:07:08 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 12, 2014 | Stephen Dinan
    Wary of criminal record restrictions in Obama ‘deferred action’ policy for dreamersGay immigrants are mounting a campaign to demand that they be included in any unilateral moves President Obama makes this year to halt deportations, arguing that they face unusual circumstances that otherwise might leave them on the outside. The demands pose a tricky test for Mr. Obama, who has made major inroads with gay rights groups during his time in the White House, but who will have to draw lines somewhere as he seeks to craft a more lenient deportation policy without canceling deportations altogether. "We hope that he...
  • Illegal Fined For Driving w/o License Before Allegedly Killing Boy With Machete

    08/12/2014 4:29:55 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    CNSNews ^ | August 12, 2014 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Cristian Alexander Zamora. (Police mugshot.) (CNSNews.com) -- Court records show that Cristian Alexander Zamora, an illegal alien from El Salvador, was charged and fined for driving without a valid driver’s license in Texas in 2011– which was two years before he and an accomplice allegedly used a machete and a baseball bat to murder a 16-year-old Texas high school student. Zamora, 22, and 19-year-old Ricardo Campos-Lara, also an illegal alien from El Salvador, are currently awaiting trial in federal court in Houston, for killing Klein Forest High School sophomore Josael Guevara in the Sam Houston National Forest. “On Sept....
  • Schools to Be Flooded With Illegal Immigrant Children Katie Pavlich | Aug 12, 2014

    08/12/2014 2:25:55 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 11 replies
    TownHall ^ | Aug 12, 2014 | Katie Pavlich
    Good news America, tens-of-thousands of children in the country illegally are on their way to a public school near you for a taxpayer funded education and the Department of Education says they're entitled it. More from Caroline May at Breitbart (bolding is mine): “We have begun to receive inquiries regarding educational services for a specific group of immigrant children who have been in the news – children from Central America who have recently crossed the U.S. - Mexico border,” the Department of Education explains. “This new fact sheet provides information to help education leaders better understand the responsibilities of States...
  • Group plans to occupy Ted Cruz’s Houston office for ‘bullying’ undocumented immigrants

    08/12/2014 11:29:40 AM PDT · by DiogenesLamp · 114 replies
    The Blaze ^ | August 12, 2014 | Pete Kasperowicz
    A group representing young immigrants is planning to take over the Houston office of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Thursday, to protest Cruz’s attempts to stop immigration reform from passing in Congress.
  • DHS broke law in releasing hundreds of criminal aliens: Audit

    08/12/2014 10:59:07 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 35 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 12, 2014 | Stephen Dinan
    The Obama administration broke the law when it released thousands of illegal immigrants, more than 600 of whom had criminal records, last February as a result of poor planning and micromanagement from Washington, according to an internal audit released Tuesday that says things have not improved in the 18 months since. Compounding matters, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) gave bad information to Congress, initially blaming the looming budget sequester, rather than the agency's own budget pressures, the Homeland Security inspector general concluded. In the new report the IG does clear top Homeland Security officials of accusations they pressured ICE...
  • SUSPECTED ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT KILLS FAMILY OF 4 IN HIGH SPEED CHASE

    08/12/2014 8:53:59 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 35 replies
    BREITBART TV ^ | 12 Aug 2014 | Ian Hanchett/ BREITBART TV
    ABC 13 in Houston reports that a car accident that killed six people, including a family of four, was caused by a man who was believed to be in the country illegally. Juan Garcia Ahuezoteco fled from the police at up to 100 miles per hour after he was pulled over for a traffic violation, and ran a stop sign, causing him to crash into a family of four. The family, Ahuezoteco, and his passenger were are all killed in the accident. “Ahuezoteco had an outstanding felony warrant for Driving While Intoxicated” according to ABC 13. The station also reports...
  • Majority of Unaccompanied Alien Children Have No Receipts

    08/12/2014 5:38:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 08/12/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Not an accident. Not incompetence. This is what lawless authoritarianism looks like. The Department of Justice does not have receipts for more than half of the unaccompanied alien children apprehended at the southwest border by Border Patrol since the start of fiscal year 2013, government records show…EOIR has recorded 20,814 receipts marked as juvenile in fiscal year 2014 as of June 30, but Border Patrol recorded 57,525 apprehensions of unaccompanied alien children during the same time frame. This means immigration courts have receipts for fewer than four out of every ten unaccompanied alien children apprehended by Border Patrol this fiscal...
  • Ted Cruz’s positioning in Iowa

    08/11/2014 10:30:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Washington Post's Right Turn ^ | August 11, 2014 | Jennifer Rubin
    With each trip to an early primary state, potential 2016 Republican candidates are defining the issues and their own experience in ways that will bolster their presidential prospects. Pundits call this sort of activity “creating a narrative,” but whatever you call it, it can provide insight into the candidates’ self-image and what they think the primary electorate will want in a nominee. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), in an Iowa visit, sought to define five conservative victories: “Stopping the gun legislation that followed the Newtown shooting;” “stopping a bill reforming the International Monetary Fund that would have put more taxpayer money...
  • Russia: The World's Second-Largest Immigration Haven

    08/11/2014 9:42:09 PM PDT · by wetphoenix · 12 replies
    The National Interest ^ | August 10, 2014 | Mary Elizabeth Malinkin
    “Immigrants aren’t rushing to Moscow in search of opportunity”—President Obama recently stated in an interview with The Economist, while making a larger point about Russia’s receding role in the world. While much of his commentary on the overall state of affairs in Russia was accurate, his comments on a lack of immigrants in Moscow revealed a blind spot in his view of global-migration movements—immigrants have been rushing to Moscow for the last twenty years, and not only to Moscow, but to cities all over Russia. According to UN Population Division estimates, as of 2013, the Russian Federation was second only...
  • Go big: Immigration activists beg Obama to legalize eight million illegals or more

    08/11/2014 7:31:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 11, 2014 | Allahpundit
    The number kicked around for the past few months was five or six million. That’s not good enough for immigration groups, who want to see something closer to eight figures. And once you’re creeping up towards 10 million, there’s really no point in having eligibility criteria at all. Just legalize everyone, no questions asked. Honestly, if we’re going to have the president dictate national policy, what’s the sense in demanding that he do it by half-measures? Instead of dipping a toe into our new antidemocratic age, let’s swan dive. Marielena Hincapié, the executive director of the National Immigration Law Center,...
  • Democratic Party Stereotypes of Latino Voters Betrays Its Ignorance

    08/11/2014 6:40:25 PM PDT · by dignitasnews · 6 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | August 11, 2014 | Paul M Winters
    In yet another example of an all too common talking point for liberal activists and their allies in the press, Politico took Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky to task over the weekend for failing to "properly" engage members of the left-wing Dream Act Coalition on the issues of illegal immigration. In charging that Paul "can run but he can't hide from Latino voters in 2016" the article betrayed the increasing Democratic Party stereotype of American Hispanics and its ignorance and lack of concern for the issues facing this community. In their desire to capitalize on America's racial and ethnic...
  • Lamar Alexander Embraces Amnesty Again after Primary Win

    08/11/2014 5:09:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | August 11, 2014 | Tony Lee
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)It didn't take long for Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) to embrace amnesty again. As soon as he won his Senate primary election against conservative Joe Carr, Alexander said it was "embarrassing" that Republicans have not yet passed a bill. Never mind that Alexander spent nearly his entire primary campaign trying to convince voters that he was against "amnesty" and would never dare to embrace it before the primary election. “I don’t know how it will affect our politics in the near term," Alexander told Politico of a comprehensive immigration bill. “I think it’s embarrassing for us not to deal with...
  • Uncontrolled Immigration and Welfare State

    08/11/2014 2:44:28 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 4 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 11 August 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    Towards the end of July a would-be illegal immigrant to the UK, a stowaway who had clung underneath a coach for 200 miles from Calais to Norfolk, was killed when the coach's driver accidentally reversed over him. One cannot help feeling sorry for the poor chap, illegal or not. This news emerged in conjunction with that of a group of illegal immigrants first caught by the French border police while they were trying to leave Britain and smuggle themselves into France, and then returned to Dover. Several Facebook users left comments to the effect that, with all the illegal...