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  • Satire: Guatemalan President Blames US for Illegal Immigration from His Country

    10/20/2014 10:23:53 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 18 Oct 2014 | John Semmens
    Guatemalan President Otto Perez says the recent influx of illegal immigration to the US from Central American nations is America’s fault. “Look, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvadore are veritable cesspools,” Perez admitted. “Who wouldn’t want to leave? Compare this to welfare obtainable in the United States if you are poor and you have a strong motivation to try to get there. With President Obama’s open border policies its practically an invitation to make the arduous journey north.” As an alternative to mass migration, Perez suggested that “more generous foreign aid to our counties in the south could dampen the need for...
  • Sweden passes law to criminalize any criticism of immigration

    10/20/2014 9:18:43 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 36 replies
    A new law will come into effect in Sweden after Christmas 2014, that will allow people to be prosecuted for criticizing immigration or politician’s unwillingness to tackle the issue. The Constitutional Committee’s report has been voted for in parliament, seen in a letter from the Parliamentary Offices. Member of Parliament Andrew Norlén, member of the Constitutional Committee, has been pushing the issue and he says it will rapidly become a deterrent. ... Without freedom of speech there can be no democracy. If you are not allowed to say certain things then parties that support your ideas cannot exist and Sweden...
  • Exclusive: Obama Administration Quietly Prepares 'Surge' Of Millions Of New Immigrant IDs

    10/20/2014 6:51:49 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 13 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 19 Oct 2014 | by Jonathan Strong
    Exclusive: Obama Administration Quietly Prepares 'Surge' Of Millions Of New Immigrant IDs Despite no official action from the president ahead of the election, the Obama administration has quietly begun preparing to issue millions of work authorization permits, suggesting the implementation of a large-scale executive amnesty may have already begun. Unnoticed until now, a draft solicitation for bids issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Oct. 6 says potential vendors must be capable of handling a “surge” scenario of 9 million id cards in one year “to support possible future immigration reform initiative requirements.” The request for proposals says the...
  • Midterm immigration ads may hurt GOP in 2016

    10/20/2014 4:50:47 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | October 20, 2014 | Noah Bierman
    A still from an ad by Tom Cotton, a Republican challenging Senator Mark Pryor in Arkansas.One ad in the Kansas race for Senate depicts shadowy men climbing a barbed-wire fence as a narrator warns that “illegal immigration is threatening our communities and taking jobs away from Kansans who need them.” Scott Brown, the former Massachusetts senator running for Senate in New Hampshire, has run three border security ads, and cautioned that a “porous” border poses an Ebola threat. And in Texas, a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor produced an ad showing a caravan of Middle Easterners waving flags and brandishing...
  • “Incompetence or Willful Misdirection”? [Ebola]

    10/20/2014 12:38:21 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    We are at a point where it is difficult to determine if our nation is endangered by the possibility of more cases of Ebola entering our nation because of “incompetence or willful misdirection.” I highly recommend taking the time to read Jonathan V. Last’s excellent article, “Six Reasons to Panic,” which appears in the current issue of The Weekly Standard. Jonathan Last states, As a rule, one should not panic at whatever crisis has momentarily fixed the attention of cable news producers. But the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which has migrated to both Europe and America, may be the...
  • Immigrant families torn by detentions

    10/19/2014 6:08:42 PM PDT · by Coleus · 31 replies
    The Record ^ | October 19, 2014 | MONSY ALVARADO
    After six 10-hour workdays a week at a nail salon, Gloria Chocoj picks up her children from the baby sitter, walks them home and begins her evening routine: cooking dinner, helping with homework, giving baths before bedtime and packing school lunches. It is a full schedule she has tackled alone since December — after her husband, Jose Estrada Lopez, who entered the country illegally from Guatemala 14 years ago, was picked up by immigration officials. His arrest and detention in Elizabeth forced Chocoj to get a full-time job and become the sole provider and caregiver of their three young children....
  • Obama admin. to allow thousands of Haitians into U.S. without visas (Over 100,000)

    10/18/2014 3:21:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 17, 2014 | Douglas Ernst
    The ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee took the Obama administration to task Friday for its “irresponsible” plan to allow as many as 100,000 Haitians to immigrate to the U.S. without a visa. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa said the administration’s Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program — which will allow thousands of Haitians awaiting a U.S. visa to enter the country and legally apply for work permits — is “an irresponsible overreach of the executive branch’s authority.” “Which countries are next on President Obama’s list?” Mr. Grassley said. “Will there by medical screenings before entry? Will work permits be...
  • Six Reasons to Panic

    10/18/2014 11:57:59 AM PDT · by IChing · 31 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 10/18/14 | Jonathan Last
    As a rule, one should not panic at whatever crisis has momentarily fixed the attention of cable news producers. But the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which has migrated to both Europe and America, may be the exception that proves the rule. There are at least six reasons that a controlled, informed panic might be in order. (1) Start with what we know, and don’t know, about the virus. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other government agencies claim that contracting Ebola is relatively difficult because the virus is only transmittable by direct contact with bodily fluids...
  • Vouching for the Visa Waiver Program

    10/18/2014 10:41:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 18, 2014 | Ed Feulner
    “We are in a dangerous place in the world, perhaps more dangerous than in the past 10 years.” That’s what former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff had to say when he visited The Heritage Foundation recently. And with reports of terrorist groups such as the Islamic State, often referred to as ISIS, all over the news, it’s not hard to see why. As Chertoff noted, terrorist groups have proliferated “from Africa east to Afghanistan.” Frightening images of beheadings and other forms of graphic violence are all too common. And news that some Americans have gone to the Middle East...
  • Dictator H. chavez's personal Arab Hezbollah minister

    10/07/2012 2:28:40 PM PDT · by Milagros · 11 replies
    Venezuela’s Tarek El-Aissami The Americas Report | Oct 03, 2008  By Nicole Ferrand [...] Mr. El - Aissami is a Venezuelan national of Syrian descent who, before becoming Minster of Interior and Justice, occupied the position of Deputy Interior Minister for Public Security. His father, Carlos Aissami, is the head of the Venezuelan branch of the Iraqi Baath political party. Before the invasion of Iraq, he held a press conference in which he described himself as a Taliban and called Osama Bin Laden, "the great Mujahedeen, Sheik Osama bin Laden." Tarek's great-uncle Shibli el-Aissami was a prominent ideologist and...
  • Thousands Released After Immigration Holds Denied

    10/17/2014 5:18:52 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 14 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 17, 2014 | By AMY TAXIN Associated Press
    Immigration officials say local authorities across the U.S. released thousands of immigrants from jails this year despite efforts to take them into federal custody, including more than 3,000 with previous felony charges or convictions. The numbers are the first time federal immigration authorities have publicly detailed how many times local agencies have refused to comply with their requests. They highlight the friction between the federal government and police and sheriff's departments, some of which say holding immigrants beyond their release dates harms community policing efforts. Immigration officials say the denials pose a public safety threat as immigrants who previously would...
  • Jails refuse to hold criminal aliens for federal authorities

    10/17/2014 4:47:19 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/17/14 | William La Jeunesse
    William La Jeunesse reports from Los Angeles
  • Fates Worse Than Ebola (Dr. Frieden and Political Correctness)

    10/17/2014 4:10:46 PM PDT · by OddLane · 8 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | October 17, 2014 | Gerard J. Perry
    The public face of the Ebola epidemic, now that Thomas Eric Duncan has expired, is unquestionably Thomas Frieden, the current head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although the media regularly tout his role in stemming a tuberculosis outbreak in India-and addressing a similar proliferation of the disease in New York City-there is little discussion of his actions as this city’s Health Commissioner, particularly the more controversial aspects of his tenure. I only raise this because of the perplexing behavior and words of Dr. Frieden in recent days, which, if anything, have only increased Americans’ suspicions that...
  • Is CDC Hiding Enterovirus Link To Illegal Alien Kids?

    10/17/2014 3:49:58 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 48 replies
    Investors.com ^ | October 17, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Public Health: A disease that was once rare in the U.S. is killing Americans, and its rise coincides with the tidal wave of unaccompanied minor children arriving from Latin America under our de facto open-border policy. Eli Waller, a 4-year-old New Jersey boy, died Sept. 25. He was reportedly fine and healthy when he went to bed but died overnight, with the cause confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control to be enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68), one more casualty in an epidemic that has swept the country seemingly out of nowhere. The CDC website reports that from mid-August to Oct. 10,...
  • Marseille Is No Longer a European City

    10/17/2014 2:39:15 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 35 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 17 October 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    The city in the pictures is Marseille, France's second largest city, for many years considered as one of the cleanest, most beautiful cities in the world. See what it looks like now. In her best-selling book The Force of Reason, the great, pioneer counterjihad writer Oriana Fallaci talked about Marseille as a symbol par excellence of the devastation, ugliness and filth brought by the Muslim invasion of Europe. Europe, she wrote, is becoming unrecognisable. Marseille is "no longer a French city, it is a Maghrebin city". Arabic ​is the first language spoken in Marseille, and French only the second. 95%...
  • Republicans: Immigration reform is more likely to happen if we take the Senate

    10/16/2014 10:36:01 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 121 replies
    Key House Republicans say congressional action on immigration is much more likely if Republicans take control of the Senate. The effort, two Republicans say, would likely involve individual measures rather than a broad, comprehensive bill favored by Democrats. "I actually think it's more likely, if we take the Senate, that we will have immigration reform," said Rep. Raul Labrador. "We will be able to do it on a step-by-step approach like most Republicans have been asking to do and I think the American people want." Labrador, who was a member of the bipartisan House group working on the issue before...
  • U.S. should stump up billions to curb Central America migration: Perez

    10/16/2014 5:32:42 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 14 replies
    reuters/yahoo ^ | october 14, 2014 | Dave Graham and Sofia Menchu
    The United States should provide billions of dollars to help Central American nations curb the flow of illegal migrants, Guatemalan President Otto Perez said, and his government warns the problem will get worse if Washington fails to help. Fleeing violence, trying to reach relatives already in the United States or seeking jobs, record numbers of child migrants from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador have been stopped at the southern U.S. border this year, causing widespread alarm. Last month, the three countries pitched Washington an ambitious development plan to confront the issue. They want to pump about $10 billion into the...
  • Will Obama's new Attorney General Reject Executive Amnesty? (SEND FREE FAXES TO YOUR REPS)

    10/16/2014 3:44:52 PM PDT · by forty_years · 6 replies
    NumbersUSA ^ | 10/16/2014 | NumbersUSA
    Eric Holder is resigning and the Senate will pick a new Attorney General -- Click below to tell YOUR Senators to reject any nominee that supports Obama's executive amnesty plan! (UPDATED)Attorney General Eric Holder is stepping down and the Senate will soon have the opportunity to consider a replacement. The Senate should not support Obama's nominee for Attorney General if he/she will not promise to enforce our immigration laws. The Attorney General is the highest law enforcement agent in the land and should be enforcing the law, not aiding a president in circumventing those laws.Just click the button below to...
  • THE STAGGERING IMMIGRATION POLL NUMBERS DRIVING EVEN DEMOCRATS TO DENOUNCE AMNESTY

    10/16/2014 12:03:50 PM PDT · by Signalman · 18 replies
    Breitbart | 10/16/2014 | Jonathan Strong
    When a Democratic Senate candidate, a darling of Hollywood liberals, starts attacking Republicans over supporting amnesty, you know something is going on, even if it is in a red state. Allison Grimes, who says she supports a pathway to citizenship for millions of illegal aliens, was “caught” running an ad in Kentucky attacking Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for voting to give “amnesty” to 3 million “illegal aliens” – in 1986. The ad was unlisted on her YouTube account, and since garnering attention on the left has caused a major brouhaha on the left. In New Hampshire, former-Sen. Scott Brown...
  • Ebola Could Mutate into an Airborne Virus; "Bar Entry from Affected Countries" Says Liberty GB

    10/15/2014 5:41:44 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 3 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 15 October 2014 | Enza Ferreri
    Tuesday during a House of Lords debate Labour's Lord Robert Winston, a medical doctor who has presented scientific TV programs, said that Ebola could mutate into an airborne virus that is caught like a common cold. He was reacting to Health Minister Earl Howe's remark at the House of Commons that the Ebola risk to British people "remains low". At the moment the disease is passed through bodily contact or fluids such as blood and sweat, but the contagion risk would increase if the virus became airborne. Lord Winston asserted: "I am slightly concerned about the possible risk of...
  • Undocumented Immigrant Can Come Back to Harvard After Taking Dying Mom to Mexico

    10/14/2014 8:54:44 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | October 14, 2014 | Shan Wang
    Harvard College junior and undocumented immigrant Dario Guerrero-Meneses, who had been barred from returning to the U.S. after taking his mother to Mexico last July for cancer treatments, has been granted a humanitarian visa to return to the States on Tuesday evening. The decision, handed down by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, will allow Guerrero to return to the U.S. to see his immediate family in California and soon-to-be-born child, as well as start his senior year at Harvard, according to his lawyer, Alan R. Klein.
  • [Criminal] Obama Could Be Calling His Lawyers After The Revelation Allen West Just Made

    10/14/2014 6:46:28 PM PDT · by grundle · 66 replies
    westernjournalism.com ^ | October 14, 2014 | Tom Hinchey
    Judge Jeanine Pirro remarked that the Obama Administration is violating federal law by reducing the military by 90,000 while simultaneously recruiting illegal immigrants into the armed services and arming them through unilateral executive order. Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Allen West joined the judge to discuss this unlawful action. Col. West agreed with Judge Jeanine’s comment that it is a felony to arm an illegal immigrant under Title 18 USC 922 (d)(5a) “When has law ever meant anything to Barack Hussein Obama? But the more important thing that we have to come to understand is if you go to the Constitution,...
  • Chamber Of Commerce Has Spent $15 Million On Races Where GOP Opposes Them On Immigration

    10/14/2014 4:11:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    BuzzFeed News ^ | October 14, 2014 | John Stanton
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce may want the GOP to change its tune on immigration policy, but that isn’t stopping the powerful business lobby from pouring more than $15 million into efforts to re-elect nearly two dozen Republicans who disagree with them. In fact, in four Senate races in North Carolina, Georgia, Iowa, and Kentucky that could determine control of the Senate, the Chamber has spent nearly $7.8 million propping up Republicans against providing a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Earlier this year the Chamber made clear that it would not base its support for candidates solely on their...
  • Australia launches impressive border control message

    10/14/2014 10:55:20 AM PDT · by Bettyprob · 10 replies
    HotAir ^ | 10-14-2014 | Jazz Shaw
    Like every other western nation, Australia has their own concerns about terrorist incursion and illegal immigration. They are sometimes perceived as having somewhat of an advantage in this area because they are an island nation, so there is no physical border fence to maintain. But they’ve got an incredibly huge coastline to control and smugglers frequently try to bring small boats ashore to deliver illegal immigrants. The government has put out a renewed message, letting foreigners know in no uncertain terms that the welcome mat is not out. Australian authorities have published a graphic campaign, seemingly aimed at deterring asylum...
  • The Stop Amnesty Challenge: win cash for helping stop Obama's amnesty

    10/13/2014 2:50:48 PM PDT · by lonewacko_dot_com · 5 replies
    @24AheadDotCom_ ^ | 10/8/14 | @24AheadDotCom_
    It's vitally important to stop Obama's amnesty-by-executive-order now. If we don't stop it now, Obama could legalize millions of illegal aliens and rolling that back is going to be very difficult. Thankfully, there's a way to stop Obama's amnesty right now. To make that happen, I'm announcing the Stop Amnesty Challenge. The winner and runner-up of the Challenge will win cash awards, but more importantly will have done a great public service. Summary of the Challenge The best way to stop amnesty is to challenge its supporters and show them wrong to their audience. If a politician makes a misleading...
  • Hispanics want Obamacare for illegal immigrant ‘dreamers’ [Photos]

    10/13/2014 7:50:26 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 36 replies
    White House vows executive action on immigration reform after election Youth from United We Dream chant slogans calling for an end to deportations outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices in downtown Phoenix. Top Hispanic leaders asked President Obama last week to grant some illegal immigrants access to Obamacare Top Hispanic leaders asked President Obama last week to grant some illegal immigrants access to Obamacare, saying the “dreamers” to whom the White House has given tentative work permits are already paying taxes, so they deserve government benefits. The request is yet another complication stemming from the legal limbo Mr....
  • Obama’s Unaccompanied Minors Hijack Car, Threaten 91-Year-Old Vet

    10/12/2014 6:40:36 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 10/12/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Looks like these boys are going to need a double amnesty. But I’m sure Obama can deliver. Two teenage asylum seekers from Guatemala escaped a detention center in Illinois and carjacked a 91-year-old Navy veteran.The minors, age 16 and 17, were able to walk away unchallenged from Maryville Academy in Des Plaines, Illinois, outside Chicago, on Wednesday morning and carjack two victims before they were arrested more than 225 miles away outside Iowa City, Iowa, according to authorities.Police say they targeted an elderly man in Moline, Illinois, who was picking up his prescription at Walmart. They threatened him with violence,...
  • Ratchet Down the RINO Rhetoric (Syrup of ipecac not needed)

    10/12/2014 1:03:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 12, 2014 | Doris O'Brien
    The presidential election is two years distant, but that hasn’t stopped some in the GOP from already deciding who would make “acceptable” Republican candidates and who would not, based on their perceived degree of fidelity to conservative principles. The arbiters have all but hung a sign in the 2016 window of opportunity that reads, NO RINOS NEED APPLY. It seems almost unconscionable for this assessment to be ballyhooed even as we find ourselves in the midst of a crucial election to determine the leadership of the U.S. Senate, and the direction of America’s future. Certainly, this would seem to be...
  • Only one thing can save us from Labour: A Tory split

    10/12/2014 5:07:01 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 10/11/2014 | Peter Hitchens
    The Prime Minister likes to scare us by warning 'Go to bed with Nigel Farage, wake up with Red Ed'. But, Mr. Cameron, most of us have been through a worse nightmare than that. To use your own rather tacky imagery, they went to bed in 2010 with an apparently conservative, pro-British Tory leader-and woke up in the morning to find it was all just thick make-up, and that you were a fervent Europhile, a politically correct sexual revolutionary and a Green fanatic. Let's have no more mornings like that. Those Tory voters and Tory MP's who fear a Labour...
  • No Sign of Increased Turnout for Dems on Election Day

    10/11/2014 4:14:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | October 11, 2014 | Rick Moran
    At the beginning of the summer, the White House and Democrats on the Hill promised to highlight issues that were near and dear to the hearts of their core constituencies of single women, minorities, and young people. To that end, they launched a series of attacks on Republicans: “war on women,” income inequality, exploiting racial tensions in Ferguson, and a promise from the president to take executive action on immigration. None of those issues have resonated with their targets. The needle has hardly moved and it appears that Senate Democratic incumbents, as well as other Democratic congressional candidates, are going...
  • A Border That Is Not a Barrier Is Still a National Crisis

    10/11/2014 10:39:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 10, 2014 | Diana West
    About a dozen news cycles ago, Americans seemed horrified by the border crisis – horrified by the tens of thousands of illegal aliens, many of them minors, crashing across the southern border. These aliens were heading not into no man’s land and then deportation, but straight into the United States of Obamaland, an awaiting federal superstructure where travel, housing, health care, education, legal aid and even “amnesty” were promised for all, probably forever, and gratis. It’s hard not to see this ongoing episode as a federally organized invasion of the nation paid for by the U.S. taxpayer. And now? The...
  • ‘Mommy my hands are going numb’: Mother reveals hell of seeing her daughter, 5,

    10/10/2014 8:50:48 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 69 replies
    Mailonline ^ | October 10,2015 | By ANNABEL GROSSMAN
    The mother of a five-year-old girl paralyzed by the enterovirus has spoken out about the hell of watching her young daughter battle the deadly illness. Kinley Galbreath, from Hamilton, has spent the past three weeks in intensive care at Children's of Alabama, where she remains on a ventilator paralyzed from her arms to her legs. Her mom Kim Nichols has remained by Kinley's side since the little girl was admitted to hospital and diagnosed with the potentially fatal respiratory illness enterovirus D-68 Speaking exclusively to ABC 3340, the mother said: 'As she was getting ready to doze off, she said...
  • In Oregon Green Card Fraud Case, No Fear Of The Law

    10/10/2014 4:27:42 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Investors.com ^ | October 10, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    The Law: Does immigration law even exist? It's not enough that illegals cross our border with impunity. Now we have Oregon's "first lady" brazenly admitting to green-card fraud. When is the law going to mean something? Calculating that Oregonians will excuse any teary-eyed woman, as shown in a recent hit-and-run case involving an illegal who killed two girls and got away with it, the state's so-called "first lady" Cylvia Hayes, the girlfriend of sitting governor John Kitzhaber, admitted Thursday to having taken $5,000 to marry an Ethiopian teenager on the East Coast to qualify him for a green card —...
  • Poll: Obama's Highest Disapproval Rating Is on Immigration

    10/10/2014 3:25:20 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 10 replies
    Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's handling of immigration more than any other issue, according to the most recent Economist/YouGov survey. In the poll, which was conducted October 4-6 and has a margin of error of +/- 4.4 percentage points, 53% of Americans either strongly disapprove or somewhat disapproved of Obama's handling of immigration. Here are the percentages of Americans dissatisfied with Obama's handling of other issues: The economy: 51% disapprove The environment: 42% Terrorism: 46% Gay rights: 40% Education: 41% Health care: 49% Social security: 45% The war in Afghanistan: 42% The budget deficit: 51% Taxes: 45%
  • Clacton and Heywood & Middleton by-election results live

    10/10/2014 5:13:51 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 9 replies
    BBCNews ^ | 10/10/14 | BBC
    .....11:55 Brian Stimpson, who has lived in Clacton since 1948 tells the BBC: "The result is fantastic. I was at the town hall last night till 4am. I was always a Tory voter but I'm not any more. This country needs a change. We are in a mess. We've got to get out of the EU. The future doesn't look too bright unless there is a dramatic change-and UKIP offers that."... 11:49 Mr. Straw acknowledges the last Labour government made a "mistake" when it failed in 2003 and 2004 to put in place transitional controls for immigrants from countries that...
  • Proof: Virus leaving U.S. children paralyzed did come from Central America

    10/10/2014 5:12:50 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 55 replies
    examiner.com ^ | october 9, 2014 | dave gibson
    Though the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) refuses to discuss the origin of the current outbreak of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), the fact that emergency rooms across the country began seeing infected children around the same time as the nation's public schools were re-opening for the 2013-2014 school year, should serve as at least a clue as to how the virus made its way here. Of course, the Obama administration has allowed tens of thousands of children to enter this country illegally over the past several months, and most of them have now been admitted to our public schools. -snip A...
  • MD Sheriff: Feds Releasing Criminal Aliens for 'Political' Reasons

    10/10/2014 3:53:48 AM PDT · by Jimmy Valentine's brother · 20 replies
    Brietbart TV ^ | 9 October 2014 | Brietbart
    Frederick County, MD Sheriff Chuck Jenkins accused the federal government of taking illegal aliens who have committed crimes and “releasing the back onto our streets,” and argued that the lack of enforcement is “political” on Thursday’s “Laura Ingraham Show.”
  • The Lone Hispanic Ultra Conservative – Ted Cruz

    10/09/2014 6:56:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    VOXXI ^ | October 9, 2014 | Grace Flores-Hughes
    When Ted Cruz was first elected to the United States Senate in 2012, practically all of America’s media outlets went gaga over him. We quickly learned about the man’s great intellect, having memorized the entire U.S. Constitution which added to his already stellar Ivy League academic performance. That was then, this is now. Today, the Ted Cruz that the country came to admire has evolved into one of the most ultra conservative voices in America. His alignment with conservative causes and organizations has propelled him to national fame. He’s the darling of conservative groups from Tea Party activists to political...
  • Liberal Website Laments: "It’s Nearly Impossible for Illegal Aliens to get an Abortion in Texas"

    10/09/2014 1:31:50 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 19 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/9/14 | Aurelius
    Fusion.net, which has been called President Obama's new favorite channel, is now lamenting that illegal aliens cannot get abortions in Southern Texas. In an article published today entitled, "For undocumented immigrants, it’s nearly impossible to get an abortion in South Texas," author Cristina Costantini is displeased with the government of Texas's attempts to curb abortions. The article begins, "If you’re a woman in South Texas trying to get a safe, legal abortion, your options are limited. If you’re undocumented, it’s now almost impossible thanks to a wall of roving border patrol checkpoints that stand between you and the remaining abortion...
  • Viral Infection Blamed As More Than 120 Students At Schererville School Stay Home Sick

    10/09/2014 6:42:22 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 36 replies
    CBS local CHICAGO ^ | Oct 8, 2014 | BRAD EDWARDS
    Viral Infection Blamed As More Than 120 Students At Schererville School Stay Home Sick October 8, 2014 10:04 PM Health, Peifer Elementary School, Schereville, schools, sick Brad Edwards Latest News Headlines: (CBS) — A viral infection is being blamed for more than a hundred sick kids at a school in Schererville, Ind. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports, with the sterility of operation room precision, from Hoosier Hall to nurse Schmidt’s office, it’s a scrub down at Peifer Elementary School. “It’s a little alarming just because that’s a lot of kids,” said Jennifer Howard, a parent of two kids at the...
  • Immigration-Travel Center to be set up at White House

    10/09/2014 7:06:54 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 29 replies
    UToo News | 9 October 2014 | Mene
    The White House announced today that starting in January 2015, a new Immigration-Travel Center will be set up at the White House for individuals traveling to and from West Africa. Travelers will arrive at Washington Dulles airport and will be shuttle for free to the center. They will be processed through the front door and into the left wing with final process taking place in the Green Room since an individual who was unauthorized already made it that far anyway. A special parking area will be set up on Pennsylvania Ave. for cars and shuttles transporting travelers from the West...
  • elections that make a differnce today in england

    10/09/2014 5:14:24 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    10/9/14 | Self
    The three established political parties of the United Kingdom announced their support for tax cuts at their recent conferences. But it was the United Kingdom Independence Party and its leader Nigel Farage who announced support for tax cuts before the big three parties. This turn of events showed just how scared the established parties are, willing to say anything to stop the party that beat all of them in the European Parliament elections earlier this year with 27 percent of the popular vote. Today there are by-elections for two seats in the House of Commons. One of the seats is...
  • Immigration and Deportation at Ellis Island (Many Thousands Deported for Disease)

    10/08/2014 12:42:27 PM PDT · by xzins · 17 replies
    PBS ^ | PBS
    Between 1892 and 1954, more than twelve million immigrants passed through the U.S. immigration portal at Ellis Island, enshrining it as an icon of America's welcome. That story is well known. But Ellis was also a place of detainment and deportation, an often-heartbreaking counterpoint to the joy and relief of coming to America. Arrival and Departure In 1991, Historic Preservation magazine published photographs of the severely dilapidated buildings of the Ellis Island complex, overseen by the National Park Service. The accompanying text began: "The New World's 'Golden Door' was, for some, a place of protracted anguish. While the immigration...
  • General: Expect ‘Mass migration into the U.S.’ if Ebola hits Central America

    10/08/2014 8:17:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/08/2014 | Noah Rothman
    This really shouldnÂ’t surprise anyone. If meager prospects for employment at home lead scores of Central American parents to send their children on a perilous thousand-mile journey north alone or with vile human traffickers, the likelihood of imminent, horrific, mass death will surely have the same effect. At least, that is what some in the Pentagon apparently believe. Via The Weekly Standard, Department of Defense News reported on Wednesday that Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly, the commander of the U.S. Southern Command, fears that the self-evident ability of the American medical system to successfully cope with Ebola will...
  • Luis 2016? Amnesty Advocates Readying 'Draft Gutierrez' Movement

    10/07/2014 9:00:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | October 7, 2014 | Tony Lee
    Luis Gutierrez 2016? It could happen. Left-wing Latino activists are reportedly getting ready to launch a "Draft Gutierrez" movement to lure Rep. Gutierrez, the 10-term Democrat from Illinois who has been one of the most vocal proponents of massive amnesty legislation, into the presidential race if President Barack Obama does not go big enough on his executive amnesty. "I'm not running for president," Gutierrez told ChicagoBusiness.com. But the outlet noted that "he repeatedly declined to say whether he might change his mind if the Chicagoan who now holds the job, Barack Obama, fails to deliver on his promise to enact...
  • Obama praises celebrity chef at $10,000-per-plate fundraiser - The Obamas love him

    10/07/2014 2:39:11 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 6, 2014 | Justin Sink
    President Obama held José Andrés up as an example of the need to pass comprehensive immigration reform during a $10,000-per-plate fundraiser at the celebrity chef's Zaytinya restaurant. The president called Andrés “exhibit A of giving immigrants an opportunity” and credited the Spanish immigrant as “the quintessential American success story.” “Michelle loves him. I love him,” Obama added. The Obamas have long been fans of Andrés, with the first couple spending last Valentine's Day at his Minibar restaurant. Andrés also catered a lunch for the spouses of world leaders during the G8 summit at Camp David in 2012, and the Obamas...
  • (Illegal) Immigrants Kicked Off Obamacare Now Suing Over Discrimination

    10/05/2014 4:14:02 AM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/03/14 | Sarah Hurtubise
    Two immigration groups have filed legal complaints against the Obama administration for kicking over one hundred thousand Obamacare customers off their insurance plans without sending notices in their native language, Modern Healthcare reports. The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) and Philadelphia’s Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations Coalition (SEAMACC) have both filed complaints with Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights. The groups believe the Obama administration’s move to end the health plans of customers who failed to prove their legal immigration or citizenship status violate customers’ rights as immigrants. The Obama administration terminated 115,000 customers’ Obamacare...
  • One in Five U.S. Residents Speaks a Foreign Language at Home, Record 61.8 million

    10/06/2014 12:48:27 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Center for Immigration Studies ^ | 10/06/2014 | By Karen Zeigler, Steven A. Camarota
    The Census Bureau recently released data from the 2013 American Community Survey (ACS), including languages spoken for those five years of age and older. The new data show that the number of people who speak a language other than English at home reached an all-time high of 61.8 million, up 2.2 million since 2010. The largest increases from 2010 to 2013 were for speakers of Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic. One in five U.S. residents now speaks a foreign language at home. Among the findings: In 2013, a record 61.8 million U.S. residents (native-born, legal immigrants, and illegal immigrants) spoke...
  • Disease plagues illegal immigrants; basic hygiene, lack of medications blamed

    Communicable diseases continue to be a problem at the New Mexico facility built to house illegal immigrant families surging across the U.S.-Mexico border, and the immigrants themselves aren’t taking their own health care very seriously, according to an audit released Monday. While the Border Patrol is doing a good job of handling the surge of illegal immigrant children traveling alone without their parents, the families who are being housed at a special facility continue to have health problems and trouble using the bathroom, the Homeland Security inspector general said...
  • Mexican President: Anti-Immigration Americans Are Racist

    10/05/2014 8:48:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | October 5, 2014
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Sunday on CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto said the anti-immigration views of many Americans is racist. Zakaria asked, "When you hear some of the anti-immigrant language, the rhetoric, do you think it's racist?" Nieto answered, "I think it's discriminatory, yes, and I think it's unfortunate for a country whose formation and historic origin relies so much on the migration flows of many parts, Europe and Asia, for instance. I think this is a country whose origin to a great extent is one of migration and that's why it's unfortunate to hear this exclusionary and discriminatory tones...