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  • Help Us Improve the Bill (Rino Rubio)(You can Comment)

    04/27/2013 12:30:05 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 76 replies
    Senate .gov ^ | April 17, 2013 | Marco Rubio
    On April 17, my colleagues and I introduced immigration legislation. It marked a first step toward achieving the strongest border security and enforcement measures in U.S. history, modernizing our legal immigration system to unleash strong economic growth and job creation, and dealing with our undocumented immigrant population in a tough, but fair way that is directly linked to achieving several security triggers. While I believe this legislation will accomplish these things, I am also confident that an open and transparent process – one that engages every senator and the American people – will make it even better. I believe this...
  • Immigrant advocates worry that Marathon bombing will cause backlash

    04/27/2013 6:43:38 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | April 26, 2013 | Laura Gomez
    The Boston Marathon bombings and their impact on immigration policy framed a discussion organized by Centro Presente Friday on police hostility, immigrant rights, and the necessity of grassroots and community organizing. An immigrant rights organization based in Somerville, Centro Presente held the community conversation in partnership with the National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities. NALACC is a Latino-led organization based in Chicago that works for betterment of the Latin American community in the U.S. and abroad. The event reflected the anxiety among some in immigrant communities that the Marathon bombings would lead to a backlash against immigrants and...
  • This Time It’s Different? (Immigration)

    04/19/2013 3:46:19 AM PDT · by markomalley · 41 replies
    National Review ^ | 4/19/2013
    The Gang of Eight’s “comprehensive” immigration-reform bill contains a number of superficially attractive security mandates: It would require the federal government to have 100 percent “situational awareness” of the border, to catch 90 percent of illegal border-crossers in high-traffic areas, to establish a tracking system to address the problem of those who enter the country illegally but overstay their visas, etc. So attractive are those goals that we have supported them in the past, on the many occasions upon which the government has promised to achieve them. Disappointingly, Washington keeps failing to deliver on its promises. The unspoken premise of...
  • Diversity fad is losing ground

    03/09/2011 5:31:30 PM PST · by Graybeard58 · 26 replies
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | March 9, 2011 | Editorial
    How many times have you heard someone — typically, an educator whose brain has been switched off for the moment — say, "Diversity is our strength!" It's not. Belatedly, perhaps too late, Europeans are starting to figure this out. It's not to late for America, however. Leaders of Europe's Big Three powers, the United Kingdom, Germany and France, all have risen up against the multicultural claptrap that is teaming up with a native birth dearth to destroy their culture. Most recently, British Prime Minister David Cameron said: "Under the doctrine of state multiculturalism, we have encouraged different cultures to live...
  • MS-13 gang member charged with child sex trafficking in Virginia

    02/19/2011 10:56:14 AM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 12 replies ^ | February 19th, 2011 | - Dave Gibson
    Last week, Alexander Rivas, 18, was arrested by Alexandria police, following an investigation that began in November, when the father of a 14-year-old runaway told police his daughter was living with Rivas. Court documents state that the girl was found in the gang member’s apartment and she was being used as a prostitute. According to prosecutors, Rivas ran a prostitution ring, operating in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, using underage runaways. The affidavit states that the business catered to “construction workers and illegal immigrants.” On a typical Friday or Saturday night, the operation would see about 100 customers...
  • House Continues to Work on Amendments to H.R.1 (immigration)

    02/18/2011 6:37:52 AM PST · by La Lydia · 5 replies
    Numbers USA ^ | February 18, 2011
    ...When the House begins its business on Friday morning, around 50 amendments (including two good immigration-related amendments) will receive 10 minutes of debate each, after which there will be a series of rollcall votes on these amendments. Hopefully, H.R. 1 will receive a full floor vote by late Friday afternoon. The good immigration-related amendments could include a one-year moratorium on the visa lottery and a ban on further action against Arizona...Here's a description of the four amendments... No. 225 by Rep. Goodlatte of Virginia to ban the State Department from using funds to carry out the Visa Lottery. This amendment...
  • Conservatives at CPAC Rally for Border Enforcement

    02/10/2011 8:21:27 PM PST · by pissant · 7 replies
    Fox ^ | 2/10/11 | Kelly Vlahos
    WASHINGTON – Conservatives spoke out Thursday in favor of stepping up border enforcement while criticizing so-called reform plans they dismiss as "amnesty" for illegal immigrants in speeches and panel discussions at the Conservative Political Action Conference. The Republican leadership in Washington isn't expected to raise immigration as a front-burner issue in the near term, they said, but conservatives are even more skeptical of any “immigration reform” proposals that might bubble up from the Obama administration or from bipartisan ranks. “Anybody that brings up amnesty in this Congress, we need to just take the scarlet 'A' for amnesty and pin it...
  • War on the Southern Border: Cartels, Terrorists are Winning

    08/30/2010 11:55:08 AM PDT · by AuntB · 20 replies
    Family Security Matters ^ | Aug. 30, 2010 | Paul E. Vallely, Major General (USA/Ret.)
    There was a time a time when the municipality of San Fernando in northeastern Mexico was known for farming, fishing and a quiet way of life. Today, it is associated with death. This week, a young Ecuadorean with bullet holes through his shoulder and cheek told the story of how he and his travelling companions on their way to the US in search of work had been kidnapped in San Fernando by the Zetas, one of Mexico’s drug cartels. Even Monterrey, the country’s industrial center known until recently for its peaceful lifestyle, has been turned upside down with terror. The...
  • Border rally draws folks from far away

    08/16/2010 10:43:35 AM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies
    SIERRA VISTA Herald/Review | Jacob Petersen
    PALOMINAS — A number of visitors traveled hundreds, if not thousands, of miles across the country in order to attend the Border Tea Party Rally on a private ranch along the U.S.-Mexico border on Sunday. Some came to listen, some came to speak, and others came to listen so they could speak when they get home. “It is about time people got interested in the inner workings of our government. … and their accountability,” Said Bruce Bocker of Charlotte, N.C. Although he was in town for a week-long temporary job as a contractor on the fort, Bocker said he had...
  • The TERRY ANDERSON SHOW - The final show

    07/25/2010 1:25:24 PM PDT · by AuntB · 27 replies · 2+ views
    The Terry Anderson Show ^ | July 25, 2010 | Terry Anderson Show
    The Final Show July 23, 2010 This Sunday, July 25, 2010 will be the final Terry Anderson Show. It will be a two hour show (9pm-11pm PDT). KRLA 870AM in Los Angeles and KFNX 1100 in Phoenix will carry the two hours live. KDWN 720 in Las Vegas will carry the first Hour live (9PM-10PM) live, and the second hour (10PM-11PM) at midnight. The listeners from KDWN can call in during the second hour and then hear the replay at midnight to one.MO KCBQ 1170AM in San Diego you will hear a replay of this final show sometime in the...
  • Amnesty: It Is Not Too Late To Step Away From The Abyss (Koch defends Arizona)

    07/13/2010 8:34:30 AM PDT · by HearMe · 24 replies · 1+ views
    JWR ^ | 7/13/2010 | Ed Koch
    The Obama administration knows that the American public is against the reforms that President Obama is proposing as they were against them when President George W. Bush proposed them, and the American public defeated two efforts by the Bush administration and Congress to implement those so-called reforms. Why is President Obama losing political popularity, and why is the Congress held in such low regard? The contempt of the public on this issue towards the efforts of both the President and the Congress to impose their will on an unwilling public has added strength to the coming November debacle for the...
  • La Reconquista — the politics of ethnic conflict

    07/10/2010 10:40:16 AM PDT · by NeverForgetBataan · 35 replies · 1+ views
    Hernando Today - Tampa Tribune ^ | May 23, 2010 | John Reiniers
    Many Mexican immigrants, legal or otherwise, see themselves as part of a process of retaking the United States that once was a part of Mexico. Recent Mexican law permits dual citizenship which tacitly supports this notion. This objective is aptly described by Jose Ramos, anchorman since 1986 on Noticieros, a Miami news program on Univision cable network, also seen in Mexico and 13 other Latin-American countries.
  • Homeland Security Denies Interest in Blanket Amnesty for Illegals (Read between the lines)

    06/26/2010 5:17:34 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 9 replies
    fox news ^ | 6/26/2010 | fox news
    The Department of Homeland Security on Friday denied any plans to grant blanket amnesty to the "entire illegal immigrant population," following claims from senators and others that the Obama administration has been holding behind-the-scenes talks to craft a gameplan for mass legalization. The concern is that DHS, in a bid to bypass Congress, would extend what is known as deferred action or parole -- actions usually taken on a case-by-case basis -- to millions of illegal immigrants at once. The department statement, however, did not address the possibility of giving a selective reprieve to the segment of the population holding...
  • Si, se puede! — Yes, We Can Enforce the Arizona Law

    06/03/2010 11:08:17 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies · 548+ views
    big journalism ^ | 6/3/10 | Izzy Lyman
    La Raza, MALDEF, MEChA, and all the rest of the shameless open-borders crowd should be quaking in their collectivist sandals. A fiery, well-spoken, and very wise Latina says that Arizona has the right to “protect our state from foreign invasion.” That would be Gabriela Saucedo. In this YouTube video, Gabriela, who became a U.S. citizen in 1991, delivers a riveting defense of American sovereignty and SB 1070 (Paging Eric Holder and Janet Napolitano. She’s read the bill! She brings copies to the meeting!) to Mayor Bob Walkup and the Tucson City Council during the public comment portion of a meeting.
  • Immigration Law in Arizona Reveals G.O.P. Divisions ["Latino Support" At Ballot Box Weighed]

    05/21/2010 5:48:37 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 32 replies · 762+ views
    NYTimes ^ | May 22nd 2010 | JENNIFER STEINHAUER
    Immigration Law in Arizona Reveals G.O.P. Divisions By JENNIFER STEINHAUER May 21, 2010 LOS ANGELES — Republican lawmakers and candidates are increasingly divided over illegal immigration — torn between the need to attract Latino support, especially at the ballot box, and rallying party members who support tougher action. Arizona’s new measure, which requires that the police check the documents of anyone they stop or detain whom they suspect of being in the country illegally, has forced politicians far and wide to take a stance. But unlike in Washington, where a general consensus exists among establishment Republicans, the fault lines in...
  • The Terry Anderson Show

    04/25/2010 9:56:58 AM PDT · by AuntB · 26 replies · 532+ views
    The Terry Anderson Show ^ | Apr. 25, 2010 | Terry Anderson
    April 25, 2010 Show -- Our Guest...... Russell Pearce Arizona State Senator -- Author of the Historic Anti-Invader Bill SB 1070Sundays - 9 PM Pacific TimeArticulating the popular rage! KRLA - 870 AM - L.A. -- KDWN - 720 - Las Vegas KFNX - 1100 AM - Phoenix -- KCBQ - 1170 AM - San Diego "If You Ain't Mad, You Ain't Payin' Attention!" Call-In Number - (866) 870-5752 Listen Online via KRLA or on the RBN Network
  • Arizona House changes, advances immigration bill

    04/01/2010 2:02:03 AM PDT · by kingattax · 22 replies · 757+ views
    The E.W. Scripps Co. ^ | 4-1-10 | Brian Webb
    PHOENIX -- An Arizona House committee has advanced a bill that would criminalize the presence of illegal immigrants in the state.
  • Next cramdown on taxpayers? It's amnesty and it's ba-a-ck!

    03/30/2010 9:29:35 AM PDT · by AuntB · 11 replies · 501+ views
    WND ^ | Mar. 29, 2010 | Bob Unruh
    A former member of Congress says last weekend's shooting death of an Arizona rancher on his own land is what will happen more and more unless America takes back its own borders ... "I believe this, Every single person who has worked so hard to keep those borders open, the president, in Congress and at every level of government – these people have blood on their hands." "We will suffer, and people will die," he said. Vision America said amnesty is critical to the Obama administration, because the "left is desperately in need of new voters who will march in...
  • Minority Advocates, Constituents Differ on Immigration - Zogby poll

    02/25/2010 9:10:36 AM PST · by AuntB · 13 replies · 536+ views
    Center for Immigration Studies ^ | Feb. 25, 2010 | CIS
    Zogby Poll Finds Wide Support for Enforcement, Lower Numbers WASHINGTON (February 25, 2010) – While it is sometimes assumed that minorities, particularly Hispanics, favor increased immigration and legalization for illegal immigrants, a new Zogby survey finds that minority voters’ views are more complex. The poll of Hispanic, Asian-American, and African-American likely voters finds some support for legalization. But overall each of these groups prefers enforcement and for illegal immigrants to return home. Moreover, significant majorities of all three groups think that the current level of immigration is too high. These views are in sharp contrast to the leaders of most...
  • Americans for Legal Immigration PAC Endorses JD Hayworth for U.S. Senate

    02/23/2010 10:49:44 AM PST · by pissant · 8 replies · 253+ views
    ALIPAC ^ | 2/23/10 | staff
    February 23, 2010 (MMD Newswire) -- Americans for Legal Immigration Political Action Committee (ALIPAC) is endorsing JD Hayworth for U.S. Senate today in the hopes Hayworth can defeat John McCain, who is a notorious supporter of Amnesty for illegal aliens. John McCain refused to listen to over 80% of his constituents and the American public by co-sponsoring Amnesty legislation with Senator Kennedy in 2007 which would have turned millions of illegal aliens into US voters. McCain's Amnesty legislation failed after the Capitol Hill phone system collapsed under the pressure of angry calls ranging 50-100 to 1 against his bill. McCain...