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  • Rubio: Obama will ‘basically legalize’ 11 million by executive order if immigration reform fails

    08/14/2013 7:59:14 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 77 replies
    dailycaller ^ | 8/13/12 | Jeff Poor
    Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio warned Tuesday that some on the Republican side of immigration reform could come up empty-handed if the Senate’s “Gang of Eight” plan fails. In an appearance on WFLA’s “The Morning Show with Preston Scott” in Tallahassee, Fla., Rubio explained that President Barack Obama will be tempted to enact his own immigration reform measures by executive order if Congress does not pass an immigration bill. An Obama executive order would legalize 11 million undocumented immigrants, he said. “I have been saying now for over a year I believe that this president tempted, will be tempted, if...
  • ASYLUM-SEEKERS OVERWHELM THE BORDER

    08/12/2013 11:13:34 AM PDT · by neverdem · 12 replies
    Human Events ^ | 8/12/2013 | John Hayward
    For a little sneak preview of where our ruling class’ obsession with amnesty for illegal aliens will lead us, take a look at what’s happening on the border right now. An astonishing surge of asylum seekers has literally overwhelmed U.S. Immigration in San Diego, forcing them to rent out hotel rooms to accommodate the overflow, while some aliens were “released to cities around the U.S.,” according to Fox News: Sources say one day last week, 200 border-crossers came through the Otay Mesa Port of Entry claiming asylum while and as many as 550 overflowed inside the processing center there and...
  • Former President George W. Bush hails push for comprehensive immigration reform

    07/07/2013 11:01:39 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 162 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/7/13 | S.A. MILLER
    Former President George W. Bush today cheered on the “progress” in pushing comprehensive immigration reform through Congress. “The legislative process can be ugly,” Bush said with a chuckle in an interview aired today on ABC’s “This Week.” “But it looks like they're making some progress.”
  • Sessions: 57 million New People to Enter America, Compete for Jobs

    05/03/2013 5:39:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | May 3, 2013 | Matthew Boyle
    Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions estimates about 57 million new people, immigrants and people with nonimmigrant visas, will be entering the United States to compete with middle class Americans for their jobs if the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill passes. Sessions’ staff released an analysis detailing how they reached that number on Friday morning. “This is a number that exceeds the population of the state of California, our largest state,” Sessions said on a conference call with reporters discussing the analysis. “It’s a very, very significant impact on our economy and the American people.” Sessions argued that...
  • Alabama Governor Signs Revised Immigration Law – Illegal Alien Advocates Enraged

    05/19/2012 9:26:06 AM PDT · by montag813 · 13 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 05-19-2012 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With ArizonaThe Alabama Legislature scored a huge victory on Friday, as Gov. Robert Bentley reluctantly signed immigration law H.B. 658 - after legislators refused to "moderate" provisions Bentley (and open-borders activists) had complained were too "harsh" against illegal aliens. Alabama's immigration law H.B. 56, patterned after Arizona's S.B. 1070, passed in 2011, and has been called the toughest state immigration law in America. But several issues were causing legal Alabamans longer lines to obtain state documents and foreign executives issues with being detained, and those provisions were fixed in the new bill. But H.B. 658 (PDF) also...
  • In-State Tuition Debate Isn’t About In-State Tuition (It's about AMNESTY)

    09/28/2011 7:33:26 AM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 80 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 9/26/11 | Mark Krikorian
    (snip) ...the in-state tuition debate isn’t really about tuition at all — it’s about amnesty. First of all, the “DREAM Act” moniker is borrowed from proposed federal legislation which would have legalized certain illegal aliens brought here before their 16th birthday — an amnesty, in other words. The state-level “DREAM Acts” are just efforts at creating momentum and awareness for the amnesty legislation. The problem with this, of course, is that once they graduate with this taxpayer-subsidized education, they’re still illegal aliens and so it’s illegal to hire them. (The stuff about “pursuing citizenship” is meaningless chaff — there’s no...
  • Democrat on GOP Deportation Bill: ‘How More Blatant Can They Be About Being Anti-Minority?

    07/26/2011 1:09:01 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 49 replies
    CNSNews ^ | July 26, 2011 | Edwin Mora
    Washington (CNSNews.com) – Rep. Silvestre Reyes (D-Texas) said that legislation introduced by Republicans to suspend President Barack Obama’s authority to exercise "prosecutorial discretion" in deciding which illegal aliens to deport shows that the Republican Party is “anti-minority.” He also said Republicans want to limit Obama’s authority because they don’t like him as president. VIDEO 1:12 minutes At a July 21 press conference on Capitol Hill, Reyes said, “What this legislation does is it takes away the discretion that is sorely needed by Customs and Border Protection -- by our president delegated down through the secretary of Homeland Security and Department...
  • Vegas cops nab 208 pounds meth, arrest immigrants [illrgals]

    07/14/2011 6:49:51 PM PDT · by SandRat · 37 replies
    Eight illegal immigrants from Mexico were arrested on drug trafficking charges after federal and Las Vegas law enforcement officials seized 212 pounds of drugs worth an estimated street value of $5.7 million in the largest methamphetamine bust in Nevada history,
  • Calif. Hospitals Spend $1.25 Bil On Illegal Immigrants

    07/05/2011 12:37:26 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 62 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 5, 2011
    While the Obama Administration halts deportations to work on its secret amnesty plan, hospitals across the U.S. are getting stuck with the exorbitant tab of medically treating illegal immigrants and some are finally demanding compensation from the federal government. The group that represents most of the nation’s hospitals and medical providers recently urged President Obama to work with Congress to reimburse them for the monstrous cost of treating illegal immigrants. Federal law requires facilities to “treat and stabilize individuals” regardless of their immigration status, but federal support for the services remains “virtually nonexistent,” according to a letter submitted by the...
  • DHS Stealth Amnesty Cover Up Exposed

    06/27/2011 9:57:06 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | June 27, 2011
    Officials at the Department of Homeland Security lied to Congress and the media to cover up a secret amnesty program that dismissed the deportation of illegal immigrants across the U.S., including those with criminal convictions. The scandalous story of how the government agency charged with keeping America safe systematically cancels pending deportations was first reported by Texas’s largest newspaper last year. The remarkable program stunned the legal profession and baffled immigration attorneys who say the government bounced their clients’ deportation even when expulsion was virtually guaranteed.After the story broke other media outlets began to dig around and Senate leaders launched...
  • With WaPo Approval, Illegal Alien Reporter Used Fake ID to Report From White House

    06/22/2011 11:04:51 AM PDT · by kristinn · 106 replies
    Wednesday, June 22, 2011 | Kristinn
    Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitizer prize winning reporter who has worked for the Washington Post and Huffington Post, has revealed that he is an illegal alien in a coordinated media push with the New York Times and ABC News seeking amnesty for illegal aliens like him.Vargas also revealed that he breached White House security by using a fake ID, including when he covered a state dinner. And that a superior at the Washington Post knew and approved of his actions.Vargas made the revelations in an article he authored published in the upcoming New York Times Sunday Magazine.Vargas writes that at...
  • States: "Help Us, Criminal Illegals Swamp Budgets, Prisons"

    06/10/2011 6:49:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 57 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 10, 2011 | John Ransom
    The General Accounting Office estimates that as of 2009 there were currently about 350,000 criminal aliens in U.S. prisons, “the majority from Mexico.” At $30,000 per year, per inmate, that’s $11 billion annually, with most of the costs born by the states.   While not all of the criminal aliens are here illegally, criminal illegals are putting a strain on budgets, especially in the states with large illegal immigration populations such as Arizona, Colorado, California, Florida, New York, and Texas. Not coincidentally, many of those same states are facing the largest budget shortfalls for fiscal year 2011 and 2012, including New...
  • New president of Jupiter's El Sol Neighborhood Resource Center named (illegal alien hiring hall)

    06/05/2011 5:08:54 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 12 replies
    Palm Beach Compost ^ | March 3rd | Bill DiPaolo
    JUPITER — Edward M. Ricci, an attorney who lives in Jupiter, has been named the new president of Jupiter's El Sol Neighborhood Resource Center. The position is voluntary. Ricci, an El Sol board member since 2009, is consumer justice counsel to Burman, Critton, Luttier & Coleman, LLP of West Palm Beach. He has served as volunteer counsel and member of the board of directors of Hope Rural School in Indiantown since 1980.
  • Wed. House Hearing For Amnesty Shows Tin Ear To Needs Of The Jobless

    07/12/2010 4:58:18 PM PDT · by Man50D · 19 replies · 4+ views
    NumbersUSA.com ^ | July 12, 2010 | Roy Beck
    Democratic Leaders of the House Judiciary Committee plan a hearing for Wednesday to examine the "ethical imperative" of granting an amnesty and increasing the number of legal U.S. workers by millions. We will hope that other Democrats on the committee, as well as the Republicans, will talk about the ethical imperative of putting unemployed Americans back to work. The hearing is a sign that Congress is far more interested in politics than in the needs of the country. Why? Well, Democratic Leaders are telling reporters that they hope to use the hearing as a way to put Republicans on the...
  • Colorado Could Turn Budget Deficit Into Surplus If Illegal Aliens Deported

    06/23/2010 2:13:53 AM PDT · by ConservativeJen · 45 replies · 1+ views
    Youth for Western Civilization ^ | Wednesday, June 23 2010 | John Anderson
    A new poll shows that 61% of Coloradans want a copy of Arizona’s law allowing law enforcement to investigate those they encounter who exhibit reasonable suspicion of being an illegal alien. A recent study by the Federation for American Immigration Reform discovered that illegal aliens cost Colorado taxpayers more than $1.1 billion per year, or about $612 per household. Additionally, between $730 million and $1 billion per year of wages paid to illegal aliens is sent out of the country instead of being reinvested in local communities. More than 10% of the students in Colorado public schools are the children...
  • HOLY KYL In 2004 Obama Advocated "Trading" Border Security for Amnesty

    06/22/2010 1:20:53 PM PDT · by Pacothecat · 29 replies
    HOLY KYL In 2004 Obama Advocated "Trading" Border Security for Amnesty http://thebcast.com/2010/06/22/uncovered-2004-audio-obama-advocated-trade-off-of-border-security-for-amnesty-plan/ Naked Emperor News
  • Crist: You know what would save Social Security? Amnesty!

    05/21/2010 7:41:44 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 29 replies · 775+ views
    HotAir ^ | May 21, 2010 | Ed Morrissey
    Charlie Crist starts off sounding analytical, but soon winds up in the realm of demagoguery when he offers his idea of entitlement reform to the Miami Herald editorial board this week. Saying that his understanding of the Social Security crisis is that it’s primarily an issue of low worker-to-beneficiary ratios, Crist says legalizing the 10-12 million illegals in the country would solve that problem. However, Crist not only gets the basics of the issue wrong and draws the wrong conclusion on the impact of adding millions more into the SocSec pipeline, he then confuses legal and illegal immigration: Where to...
  • Don't have time to read the Arizona law? Here's an audiobook, Obama!

    05/21/2010 8:10:24 AM PDT · by inkling · 18 replies · 620+ views
    ExurbanJon.com ^ | May 21, 2010 | Jon
    Between Eric Holder, Janet Napolitano and Barack Obama, it seems no one in Washington has the time to read Arizona's new anti-illegal immigration law. Sure they have a busy schedule filled with attacks on the Grand Canyon State, but it doesn't seem like our 10-page law would take that much time. Thankfully, our friend Jim Sharpe of Phoenix radio station KFYI has decided to help out the Administration by creating an audiobook of SB1070. For their convenience he'll even email the file to them. "That way, they can listen in the back of their limousines to what the bill really...
  • Seattle immigration rally gets physical

    05/20/2010 2:20:18 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 46 replies · 1,696+ views
    King 5 ^ | 5/20/2010 | KING5.com Staff
    SEATTLE – An immigration rally that started outside the Federal Building in Seattle got physical after more than 100 demonstrators moved into a building that houses an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency office and court. The group, including Seattle City Councilman Larry Gossett and El Centro de la Raza Executive Director Estela Ortega, locked arms during the noon hour Thursday and blocked the elevators. When some people tried to get through the human blockade, they were pushed away. After that, the crowd moved back out to the street, where they sat in a circle at the corner of Second Avenue...
  • Fox News Poll: States Should Have Right to Make Immigration Law

    05/21/2010 6:36:32 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 14 replies · 590+ views
    FOXNews.com ^ | May 20, 2010 | Dana Blanton
    Amid the ongoing controversy over Arizona's new immigration law, voters by a 2-to-1 margin think individual states should have the right to make their own immigration laws. And a majority of voters would like their own state to follow Arizona's lead. [snip] Only about a third of voters -- 34 percent -- think the country’s immigration laws need to be overhauled completely. Sixty-one percent think instead the country needs to enforce the existing immigration laws. There's much more agreement on the issue of border security. Most people -- 76 percent -- think the current level of security at the country’s...
  • Congressman McClintock's Response to President Calderon (delivered on House floor)

    05/20/2010 3:40:18 PM PDT · by calif_reaganite · 190 replies · 7,712+ views
    Rep. Tom McClintock ^ | 5-20-2010 | Rep. Tom McClintock
    Response to President Calderon House Chamber, Washington, D.C. May 20, 2010 M. Speaker: I rise to take strong exception to the speech of the President of Mexico while in this chamber today. The Mexican government has made it very clear for many years that it holds American sovereignty in contempt and President Calderon’s behavior as a guest of the Congress confirms and underscores this attitude. It is highly inappropriate for the President of Mexico to lecture Americans on American immigration policy, just as it would be for Americans to lecture Mexico on its laws. It is obvious that President Calderon...
  • MEXICO IMMIGRATION LAWS read by Mark Levin from FactReal.com (audio)

    05/20/2010 9:27:19 AM PDT · by FactReal · 8 replies · 536+ views
    FactReal ^ | 5/19/2010 | FactReal
    Click image or click here. MEXICAN IMMIGRATION LAWS ARE TOUGHER THAN IN THE U.S. (links, PDFs to Mexican law & constitution) Mexico’s President Felipe Calderón came today to the U.S. and criticized the Arizona law. Since many in the Obama administration have not read the Arizona law but have attacked it, Mark Levin decided to read to Obama and Calderón the Mexican immigration laws (article by article) to show how strict and discriminatory they are.
  • Illegal Alien Supporters in Arizona Say They Will Murder Americans With Axes

    04/28/2010 8:54:14 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 150 replies · 5,138+ views
    YouTube ^ | April 28, 2010
    MUST SEE VIDEO
  • Obama Pleads for Bipartisan Support On Immigration

    04/28/2010 7:05:56 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 47 replies · 747+ views
    Newsmax.Com ^ | Tuesday, 27 Apr 2010 06:53 PM
    President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged to bring his own party along to reform the nation's broken immigration system, pleading with Republicans to join in as the only realistic hope to solve a politically volatile problem. Obama also offered fresh, stern criticism of a new Arizona law that allows police to question anyone about their immigration status if they have reason to suspect they are in the country illegally. The president said a comprehensive federal immigration effort is needed to prevent "bad laws" like Arizona's. "I will bring the majority of Democrats to the table in getting this done," Obama...
  • IT'S ILLEGAL TO BE ILLEGAL

    04/28/2010 5:52:11 AM PDT · by shortstop · 32 replies · 980+ views
    boblonsberry.com ^ | 04/28/10 | Bob Lonsberry
    It should be illegal to be illegal. Isn't that, after all, what "illegal" means? I don't understand the fuss over Arizona. A state, long plagued by the failure of the federal government to enforce immigration laws, has taken a step to protect itself.It has declared being an illegal immigrant a misdemeanor, an act of trespass, under state law. And it has empowered its police, in the course of their contacts with people, to inquire about and verify immigrant status. And the fit has hit the shan.The president has condemned it, Al Sharpton is going to protest it, marchers have attacked...
  • They’re back: A gallery of open-borders extremists

    04/27/2010 4:25:12 PM PDT · by Christian Cage · 7 replies · 553+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | April 26, 2010 | Michelle Malkin
    Longtime readers will remember that in 2006 and 2007, I provided extensive coverage of the open-borders radicals who didn’t just push for amnesty, but revealed their anti-American, anti-sovereignty, anti-police, pro-Che colors in all their fury. Some of those posts went viral and this one of the American flag desecration at Montebello High School still shows up in my e-mail box. Over the weekend, the open-borders extremists returned to the streets. But you won’t see CNN and MSNBC hunting them down Susan Roesgen-style and decrying these fringe wackos. Since they are back, I am back — doing the job the amnesty-sympathizers...
  • Democrats gear up for amnesty battle

    01/06/2010 12:57:10 PM PST · by pissant · 34 replies · 1,856+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 1/6/10 | Ann Kane
    There is no doubt the Democrats should be fearful of losing seats in Congress in the midterm elections; however, their blasé attitude about the Great Tsunami of November 2, 2010 suggests they have a plan. There are an estimated 15 to 20 million illegal aliens living in the U.S. On December 15, 2009, Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) introduced the Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America's Security and Prosperity Act of 2009, to the U.S. House of Representatives. A brief summary of the bill From the Miami Herald: Applicants would pay a $500 fine -- lower than the thousands of dollars...
  • Congress slashes subsidy for jailing illegal immigrants

    12/10/2009 8:05:39 AM PST · by SmithL · 20 replies · 716+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 12/10/9 | Rob Hotakainen
    WASHINGTON – California and other financially strapped states will lose tens of millions of federal dollars that they spend to jail illegal immigrants charged with crimes, under Congress' latest spending bill. The $1.1 trillion plan, finalized by House and Senate negotiators Tuesday night, combines six of the large yearly appropriations bills passed by Congress to keep the government running. State officials and members of the California congressional delegation had lobbied hard once again to increase aid to the states for the program, hoping to cash in on California's increased clout in Washington this year. But their efforts fell flat, with...
  • Media’s “Noble” immigrants who “only want to do the jobs Americans won’t do” flooding our prisons

    11/23/2009 6:04:44 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 8 replies · 971+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | November 23, 2009 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    The truth is out. Illegal immigrants commit crimes at a much higher rate than Americans and legal immigrants. A new Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) report nails it. It proves the lies and smashes the myths of the “noble” illegal immigrant who only wants to “do the jobs Americans won’t do.” Using Freedom of Information Act requests to access otherwise embargoed government data on immigrant crime, the CIS establishes the fact that illegals commit “relatively high rates of crime.” The phony “academics” that’ve made careers of lying about the destructive impact of illegal aliens on our society are proved wrong....
  • Tea Party Protesters Assaulted by Illegal Alien Amnesty Supporters in Ft. Lauderdale (Savage video)

    11/17/2009 12:53:31 PM PST · by bettyspage · 50 replies · 2,552+ views
    Youtube ^ | 11-15-09
    Supporters of President Obama's Amnesty plans attacked Tea Party Against Amnesty & Illegal Immigration demonstrators in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Sat. November 14, 2009. One of the men attacked is 62 years old. Dave Caulkett of FLIMEN (Floridians for Immigration Enforcement) is assaulted and then kicked in the face while he is down. The other camera man from the Tea Party is hit with several signs. Those attacking the Americans that oppose Amnesty for illegal aliens were organized by ANSWER Florida.
  • Napolitano Announces Obama Administration Plan to Give Amnesty to Illegal Aliens

    11/13/2009 4:05:53 PM PST · by markomalley · 208 replies · 9,091+ views
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 11/13/2009 | Penny Starr
    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Friday that the Obama administration will push for “immigration reform” by giving the estimated 14 million people who are in the United States illegally “fair pathway to earned legal status.” “A tough and fair pathway to earned legal status will mandate that illegal immigrants meet a number of requirements—including registering, paying a fine, passing a criminal background check, fully paying all taxes and learning English,” Napolitano said Friday at a panel discussion at the liberal Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C. “These are substantial requirements that will make sure this population gets right...
  • Illegal alien arrested for raping 8-year-old boy

    11/14/2009 10:12:18 AM PST · by AuntB · 25 replies · 2,034+ views
    Examiner ^ | Nov. 14, 2009 | Norfolk Crime ExaminerDave Gibson
    On Wednesday, police in Brewster, New York arrested a 24-year-old illegal alien for molesting an 8-year-old boy. The abuse was discovered during an October 30 medical exam by the boy’s pediatrician. The little boy told his doctor that Mendez-Depaz was responsible. Nelson Mendez-Depaz has been charged with first-degree sexual abuse, and is being held in the Putnam County Jail without bail. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement has also placed a retainer on the suspect. The following facts help illustrate the growing epidemic of child molestation being committed by illegal aliens: -Deborah Schurman-Kauflin Ph.D. of the Violent Crimes Institute reports that the...
  • Invasion By Immigration

    08/13/2009 5:58:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies · 431+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | August 13, 2009 | Cal Thomas
    PORTSTEWART, NORTHERN IRELAND -- The Daily Telegraph's headline is meant to shock, or at least get the attention of Europeans apathetic about the threat they face: "A Fifth of European Union Will Be Muslim by 2050." In a related article "Muslim Europe: the Demographic Time Bomb Transforming Our Continent," The Telegraph's lead sentence summarizes the problem: "Britain and the rest of the European Union are ignoring a demographic time bomb: a recent rush into the EU by migrants, including millions of Muslims, will change the continent beyond recognition over the next two decades, and almost no policymakers are talking about...
  • OBAMA PLEDGES FULL AMNESTY FOR ALL ILLEGAL ALIENS BY 2010

    08/11/2009 8:23:25 AM PDT · by Psion · 58 replies · 2,886+ views
    The Last Crusade ^ | August 11, 2009 | Last Crusade
    Radical Change for America So Long, Uncle Sam by thelastcrusade.org President Obama, attending a North American summit with the leaders of Mexico and Canada, vowed to pursue comprehensive U.S. immigration reform later this year with a view to enacting legislation in 2010 that would provide a "pathway to citizenship" for the 12 to 32 million illegal immigrants now in the United States. In a joint news conference in Guadalajara with Mexican President Felipe Calderón and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Mr. Obama said he regards immigration reform as being in the long-term interest of the United States. "We have...
  • HUD: Five Million Fraudulent Mortgages Held by Illegals

    10/07/2008 6:55:53 PM PDT · by HollyButler · 197 replies · 10,498+ views
    KFYI ^ | OCT 7 2008 | KFYI
    One illegal alien was arrested this year in Tucson after allegedly using a stolen social security number to buy two homes and rack up over $780,000 in bad debt. Some five million fraudulent home mortgages are in the hands of illegal aliens, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. It's not known how many of those have contributed to the subprime housing mortgage meltdown, but it has affected every state, including Arizona. The problem began years ago when banks were forced to give mortgages without confirming social security numbers or borrower identification. As a result, illegal immigrants...
  • 181 previously deported felons cycled through jail; some have already reoffended (College kids break

    03/10/2008 6:19:04 AM PDT · by milwguy · 25 replies · 726+ views
    frontpage milwaukee ^ | March 8, 2008 | By Elizabeth Bolin Contribution by Megan Schmidt
    One hundred eighty eight previously deported felons identified as illegal immigrants by federal and local officials were booked into the Milwaukee County Jail on new criminal charges, municipal violations, and other violations in the past four years, a three-month Frontpage Milwaukee investigation found. That is between three and four arrests per week. In total, the felons had at least approximately 388 contacts with police and have been charged with at least 497 offenses dating back in some cases to 1986. Some are gang members, including one nicknamed "Shootout". In light of the recent local immigration debate, the Frontpage Milwaukee team...
  • Van Driver Arrested for Role in Minnesota School Bus Crash (another illegal)

    02/21/2008 4:07:52 PM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 148 replies · 566+ views
    FOX 9 ^ | 2-21-08 | KMSP tv
    COTTONWOOD, Minn. -- Authorities have confirmed that the the driver of the van that struck the school bus that killed 4 students on Tuesday is an illegal alien. Officials at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement are checking to see where she came from and how long she's been in Minnesota. FOX 9 has also learned that the name she gave to police, Alainiss Morales, is an alias.
  • Change of Heart on Immigration? The White House thinks it’s calling America’s bluff.

    08/13/2007 1:34:22 PM PDT · by Delacon · 101 replies · 4,139+ views
    National Review Online ^ | August 13, 2007 | Mark Krikorian
    “Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.” This Mencken sentiment appears to be the guiding idea behind the administration’s announcement Friday of stepped-up immigration enforcement. After its relentless six-year campaign for amnesty crashed and burned in June at the hands of the common people, the White House has come up with a new plan: to start enforcing some of the laws they should have been enforcing all along, and so thoroughly scare the public with the consequences that there will be a popular groundswell for amnesty that...
  • Illegal Aliens Declare War on the United States

    08/01/2007 1:31:42 AM PDT · by givemELL · 192 replies · 7,619+ views
    www.townhall.com ^ | August 1, 2007 | Douglas MacKinnon
    While the current administration, as well as Democrats and Republicans in Congress, focus on the war on terror and the war in Iraq, a greater real-time threat to our way of life and the rule of law in the United States, is manifesting itself just down the road a bit from the White House and the Capitol building . In Prince William Country, Virginia, illegal aliens have just basically declared war on the county, law and order, and the very livelihood of innocent Americans. They have done so, and no one in Washington really seems to care. In the upside...
  • Hispanic group aims to stop 'wave of hate'

    07/22/2007 6:01:23 AM PDT · by stm · 111 replies · 2,149+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | July 22, 2007 | Stephen Dinan
    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — The nation's largest Hispanic advocacy group says it must come up with a strategy to combat "a wave of hate" its leaders say came from talk radio's efforts to sink the Senate's immigration bill. "That had an extraordinary impact in the Senate, and as a nation, I don't think we should be comfortable with the fact that the United States Senate responded to what was largely a wave of hate," Cecilia Munoz, the National Council of La Raza's senior vice president for research, advocacy and legislation, told The Washington Times after meeting with NCLR affiliates to...
  • Illegal immigrants to get ID cards in Connecticut

    07/23/2007 12:21:30 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies · 1,173+ views
    Reuters ^ | July 22, 2007 | Lucy Nalpathanchil
    As many U.S. cities and states arrest illegal immigrants in raids and toughen laws against them, a Connecticut city is offering to validate them under a controversial, first-in-the-nation ID card program. Starting Tuesday, New Haven will offer illegal immigrants municipal identification cards that allow access to city services such as libraries and a chance to open bank accounts. Supporters say the cards will improve public safety and give undocumented workers protections now afforded legal residents. Critics contend it will unleash a flood of illegal immigration, straining services and wasting taxpayer money. New Haven officials overwhelmingly approved the program last month...
  • An inconvenient issue: illegal immigration and the GOP (RINOs fret as 2008 approaches--Must Read!)

    07/21/2007 2:23:18 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 104 replies · 2,414+ views
    GOPublius ^ | July 19, 2007
    The GOP leadership is waking up to a persistent reality, and it's one that has fundraisers and strategists at the RNC up at night. Conservatives, the core constituency of the Republican Party, are irate. Far from a passing hobbyhorse, the illegal immigration issue has galvanized Republican voters like no single issue in recent memory, and conservatives are refusing to let it go. The Senate's comprehensive immigration bill, backed by the President and pushed by the GOP establishment, was more than a mere legislative miscalculation, is was the straw that broke the conservatives' back. Moreover, to listen to conservatives, it wasn't...
  • Chertoff: 'Operational Control' of Border by 2013 (progress?)

    07/20/2007 5:48:15 AM PDT · by msnpatriot · 57 replies · 1,372+ views
    Newsmax.com ^ | 7/19/07
    Construction on the wall already has begun in Arizona, Chertoff said. Washington aims to have "operational control" of the border by 2013 by building the 700-mile (1,120-km) wall along parts of the frontier and creating a "virtual fence" in desert areas with drones, sensors, cameras, satellite technology and vehicle barriers.
  • Deportthemnow.com ( Michelle Malkin: How YOU Can Help To Remove Criminal Aliens From America Alert)

    07/17/2007 9:18:35 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 33 replies · 2,037+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 07/17/2007 | Michelle Malkin
    My fellow Americans, we have a problem. We spend billions of dollars on homeland security, but our government can't even track and deport convicted criminal aliens. These are not the well-meaning "newcomers" who just want to "pursue economic opportunities" by "doing the jobs no one else will do." These are foreign-born thugs, sex offenders, murderers and repeat drunk drivers who are destroying the American Dream. If our immigration and entrance system cannot effectively monitor, detain and kick out convicted criminal aliens -- including illegal border-crossers, illegal visa overstayers, fugitive deportees, and green card holders who have committed serious crimes and...
  • Statesman McCain - Senate Floor a few minutes ago

    07/17/2007 1:10:06 PM PDT · by bnelson44 · 48 replies · 1,853+ views
    NRO ^ | 7/17/07
    No matter where my colleagues came down in 2003 about the centrality of Iraq to the war on terror, there can simply be no debate that our efforts in Iraq today are critical to the wider struggle against violent Islamic extremism. Already, the terrorists are emboldened, excited that America is talking not about winning in Iraq, but is rather debating when we should lose. Last week, Ayman al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda’s deputy chief, said that the United States is merely delaying our “inevitable” defeat in Iraq, and that “the Mujahideen of Islam in Iraq of the caliphate and jihad are advancing with...
  • FReep This Poll! Do the 'Minutemen' deserve credit for defeating last month's immigration bill?

    07/15/2007 9:04:19 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 18 replies · 796+ views
    North County Times/The Californian ^ | July 15, 2007 | North County Times/The Californian
    FReep This Poll! Here is the actual wording of the poll question... Do you think the 'Minuteman' movement deserves some credit for the defeat of last month's immigration bill? Yes No Not sure
  • Being Right About Immigration

    07/12/2007 12:09:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 90 replies · 2,107+ views
    AOL Stump ^ | July 1, 2007
    The alliance of talk radio, blogs and grassroots efforts was a winner when it came to defeating the "shamnesty" bill. Conservatives were enraged and showed just how much power we possess: A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of 15,000 adults in June found that just 32.0% now say they're Republicans. That's up more than a full percentage point from a month ago and is within a tenth-of-a-point of the GOP's best showing in ten months. This is purely because of the efforts put forth to defeat a bill that would've rewarded those who broke our laws. The Bush administration suffered...
  • Anti-illegal DA considering statewide office

    07/12/2007 4:00:05 AM PDT · by Man50D · 5 replies · 710+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | July 12, 2007 | Jennifer Carden
    A Pennsylvania district attorney who has drawn national attention for his raids on businesses that employ illegal aliens is considering a run for state attorney general to broaden his effort to secure the nation's borders. Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli, however, has had to scramble to bury a report – from his own camp – that he will make a third bid for state attorney general in 2008. An e-mail from Morganelli's political action committee, Us Securing America, announced the veteran prosecutor's intentions and asked for grassroots and financial support. ''I have decided to seek the office of Attorney...
  • Conservative Campaign Supports Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants

    07/11/2007 12:06:05 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies · 1,865+ views
    Crosswalk ^ | July 10, 2007 | Randy Hall
    Less than two weeks after a controversial immigration measure died in the Senate, a conservative group Monday announced a nationwide broadcast campaign "defending the Bush administration's approach to comprehensive immigration reform" - and even supporting the notion of amnesty for illegal aliens. The new campaign drew criticism from other conservative organizations, including some who were instrumental in the June 28 defeat of the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act. One activist told Cybercast News Service that the group behind the new effort is "terribly misguided." "The Senate's failure to pass S. 1639 most obviously affects border security," said Richard Nadler, president of...
  • [John]McCain Derails

    07/10/2007 2:19:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies · 1,750+ views
    CBS News ^ | July 10, 2007 | Kevin Drum
    I guess the Straight Talk Express is finally melting down. After returning from a trip to Iraq — something hardly likely to have lifted his spirits — John McCain apparently blew up at campaign manager Terry Nelson and chief strategist John Weaver over their out-of-control spending. In the end, he fired Nelson and Weaver then resigned: Weaver's resignation was the most surprising. He has been McCain's chief strategist and confidant for many years, playing a role as central to the Arizonan's political operations as White House senior adviser Karl Rove has played in President Bush's. The only other person in...