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  • Illegal Aliens Want Sanctuary Policies In Writing

    08/27/2010 12:59:34 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 23 replies · 1+ views
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 27, 2010
    Lawmakers and police in a major U.S. city have reassured illegal immigrants that they’re protected under longtime sanctuary policies amid demands from open borders advocates that the measures be formalized in writing. A group of Latino activists, clergy and civil rights leaders took to the street this week to command Baltimore officials to further solidify the city’s measures to shield illegal aliens from federal authorities. Like many law enforcement agencies across the nation, Baltimore Police bans its officers from inquiring about suspects’ immigration status. Now emboldened illegal immigrants want the policy in writing to reduce crime and help bridge the...
  • Arizona Sheriff: Border Patrol Has Retreated from Parts of Border Because It’s ‘Too Dangerous’

    08/13/2010 2:35:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 69 replies · 1+ views
    CNSNews ^ | August 13, 2010 | Terence P. Jeffrey
      Sheriff Larry Dever of Cochise County, Ariz. (Cochise County Sheriff's office photo) (CNSNews.com) - Sheriff Larry Dever of Cochise County, Ariz., one of four Arizona counties contiguous with the U.S-Mexico border, said Friday that the U.S. Border Patrol has pulled back from parts of the border in his and neighboring counties because manning those areas has become too dangerous. “And you frankly have Border Patrolmen--and I know this from talking to Border Patrol agents—who will not allow their agents to work on the border because it is too dangerous,” Dever told CNSNews.com in a videotaped interview. “Now what kind of...
  • Fox News Poll: 72 Percent Say Government Not Enforcing Immigration Laws

    07/30/2010 9:28:30 AM PDT · by AuntB · 26 replies · 4+ views
    Fox News ^ | July 29, 2010 | Fox News
    Most American voters believe the federal government is failing to enforce the country's immigration laws, according to a Fox News poll released Thursday. In addition, voters are more likely to favor than oppose Arizona's new immigration law that was in large part blocked by a federal judge this week. fox news Most American voters believe the federal government is failing to enforce the country's immigration laws, according to a Fox News poll released Thursday. In addition, voters are more likely to favor than oppose Arizona's new immigration law that was in large part blocked by a federal judge this week....
  • Immigration protesters try to close Tucson freeway with tar, tires

    07/29/2010 1:00:41 PM PDT · by Tucsonican · 51 replies · 4+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | 7/29/10 | Arizona Daily Star
    Traffic on Interstate 19 was briefly disrupted south of Ajo Way this morning after a group of protesters placed tar and tires on the highway.....
  • The Amnesty Memo (Obama to enact “meaningful immigration reform absent legislative action”)

    07/29/2010 3:03:08 PM PDT · by roses of sharon · 65 replies · 4+ views
    According to an internal U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services memo going the rounds of Capitol Hill and obtained by National Review, the agency is considering ways in which it could enact “meaningful immigration reform absent legislative action” — that is, without the consent of the American people through a vote in Congress. “This memorandum offers administrative relief options to . . . reduce the threat of removal for certain individuals present in the United States without authorization,” it reads. Also: “In the absence of Comprehensive Immigration Reform, USCIS can extend benefits and/or protections to many individuals and groups by issuing...
  • Phyllis Schlafly: No Women, Sarah Palin Included, Ready for White House

    07/26/2010 6:37:01 PM PDT · by pissant · 524 replies · 9+ views
    Politics Daily ^ | Ann Groer
    At 85, Phyllis Schlafly has still got game. The anti-feminist founder of the conservative Eagle Forum -- who counts Barry Goldwater's 1964 White House run and the 1982 death of the Equal Rights Amendment as exquisite victories and the "internationalist" presidencies of George Bush 41 and 43 as "not helpful to the Republican party" -- hasn't mellowed one whit. That she made abundantly clear Thursday afternoon at the Conservative Political Action Committee conference in Washington. Lord knows she still looks great, the poufy blonde hair perfectly lacquered, the fitted tweed jacket tricked out with her signature golden eagle brooch and...
  • BREAKING: Multiple Ranches in Laredo Texas Taken Over By Los Zetas (HOAX)

    07/24/2010 8:46:47 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 282 replies · 11+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 07/24/2010 | Digger
    ... The ranches are said to be "near Mines Rd. and Minerales Rd. about 10 miles NW of I-35". Whether it is lone members or squads is not certain. Anonymous sources in law enforcement in the Laredo area tonight have passed on word that US law enforcement agencies are in the area and are weighing their options regarding the ranches. The media has been silent on this incident and some law enforcement in the area says that they are furious that the media is not reporting the whole story of the continued violence along the border. Their frustrations are understandable...
  • Hunter Signs Amicus Briefs Supporting Arizona Immigration Law

    07/20/2010 2:08:29 PM PDT · by pissant · 42 replies · 1+ views
    House.gov ^ | 7/20/10 | Staff
    Washington DC – Congressman Hunter has signed two separate amicus briefs supporting Arizona’s immigration law. One brief, written by the Washington Legal Foundation, opposes a lawsuit initiated by the American Civil Liberties Union. The other brief, supported by the House Immigration Reform Caucus, opposes the Obama Administration’s lawsuit to block the implementation of the Arizona immigration law. “Arizona is moving closer to implementing its new immigration law, but trying to stand in its way are the ACLU and the Obama Administration, which assert that states have no legal recourse to protecting citizens from the dangers of illegal immigration,” said Congressman...
  • New Terror Threat On Mexico Border

    07/19/2010 5:35:12 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies · 3+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 19, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Border: A Hezbollah-like car bomb explodes in a border town as a congresswoman asks Homeland Security about links between the terrorist group and Mexican drug cartels. This is more than an immigration problem. Car bombs are a terrorist specialty and not a drug cartel modus operandi. The heavily armed cartels are more into shootings and kidnappings. So the car bomb that exploded Thursday in Ciudad Juarez, near a federal police headquarters, killing four, was either a change in tactics for the cartels or a sign of teaming up with a terrorist group, one of which could be Iran-linked Hezbollah. Officials...
  • Republican California Governor Nominee Meg Whitman's New Billboard

    07/08/2010 11:11:39 PM PDT · by TruthHound · 55 replies · 1+ views
    Translation: "No on Prop 187 and No on the Law in Arizona."
  • Whitman's new billboards in Spanish: I'm against Prop 187, AZ law

    07/08/2010 5:15:50 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 100 replies · 1+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | July 7, 2010 | Joe Garofoti
    A reader just sent us evidence of GOP guv candidate Meg Whitman's latest outreach to Latino voters: A Spanish-language billboard saying she (would have) opposed Proposition 187 and opposes the controversial Arizona immigration law. The billboard, spotted on Highway 99 about 2 miles north of Earlimart in Tulare County, says: "NO a la Proposicion 187 y NO a la Ley de Arizona -- Meg Whitman." ...As we told you about a while back -- and again during our rundown of this week's Field Poll on the guv's race -- Whitman is trying to distance herself from her campaign chair's Pete...
  • VIDEO: Drug Cartel Threatens To Kill Arizona Cops

    06/22/2010 2:02:33 PM PDT · by AtlasStalled · 17 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 06/22/10 | Friends of Ours
    A Mexican drug cartel has issued an ominous death threat against U.S. law enforcement officers who seize their illicit product as reported by Sean Alfano for the Daily News: Police Chief Jeffrey Kirkham said his officers received threats a couple weeks ago after off-duty police busted a pot smuggling ring. * * * Just which cartel made the threat remains unclear. Violent warnings toward American police are not new, but the Nogales incident marked the first time U.S. officials confirmed a threat. Meanwhile, the Mexican drug trafficking organizations have established permanent base camps "in strategic locations in the hills of...
  • Mexican senator calls for death penalty for B P Agent-JUAREZ GRAFFITI THREATENS BORDER PATROL

    06/16/2010 9:50:37 AM PDT · by AuntB · 35 replies · 734+ views
    National Assn of Former Border Patrol Officers ^ | June 15, 2010 | NAFBPO- M3 Foreign News Report
    Tuesday, 6/15/10 El Sol de Mexico (Mexico City) 6/14/10 Juarez graffiti threatens Border Patrol “Your death will be avenged” “Your death will be avenged by the organized and mad people” “F—ing Border Patrol in the gun sights.” These are some of the graffiti messages on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande levee area where the shooting of a youth took place some days ago. (The photo below accompanied the article. The caption reads: “Demonstrators with rocks in hand shouted their repudiation at the agents.”) - – - Ranking Mexican senator calls for death penalty for Border Patrol Agent Luis...
  • Mexico is collapsing so quickly illegal aliens are still coming, they’d rather be in an Arizona jail

    05/21/2010 10:34:05 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 59 replies · 1,371+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | May 21, 2010 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    Arizona’s new law has apparently come just in time. Regardless of the façade presented by Mexican President Philippe Calderone, as he moralizes to the feckless Barack Obama, Mexico is a sinking cesspool people will risk prison terms to escape. The U.S. Border Patrol’s Tucson sector shows a year to year increase of 8,000 apprehensions between October and April. Not even SB 1070 can stem this tide “Roberto Santos” a self identified illegal alien from Mexico doesn’t care about Arizona’s new law designed to detected and expel those who are in Arizona illegally. Santos who has been kidnapped by bandits, caught...
  • Wolf Blitzer Puts President Calderón On The Defensive Over Mexico’s Immigration Laws (what?)

    05/20/2010 2:28:32 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 54 replies · 3,259+ views
    Mediaite.com ^ | 05/20/2010 | Frances Martel
    After appearing before Congress and attacking Arizona’s new illegal immigration law, Mexican president Felipe Calderón appeared on CNN to talk shop with Wolf Blitzer. Blitzer, rather surprisingly, turned the tables on the president, opting to ask him instead about his country’s immigration laws, and whether they were just as strict (if not stricter) than Arizona’s. Calderón admitted that laws were stringent in the past but clarified that it is currently not illegal to be undocumented in Mexico. Citing a Washington Times article explaining Mexican immigration laws that incriminated those who willfully participated in illegal immigration or helped illegal immigrants, Blitzer...
  • AP IMPACT: Mexican drug cartels expand abroad

    07/22/2009 4:43:40 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 4 replies · 504+ views
    Houston Chronicle/AP ^ | July 21, 2009 | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA and FRANK BAJAK
    GUATEMALA CITY — Guatemalan drug boss Juan Jose "Juancho" Leon was summoned by Mexican traffickers for what he was told was business. Instead, dozens of attackers ambushed his entourage with grenades and assault rifles, killing Leon and 10 others in a brazen demonstration of power. Mexican drug traffickers are branching out as never before — spreading their tentacles into 47 nations, including the U.S., Guatemala and even Colombia, long the heart of the drug trade in Latin America. The expansion comes amid a military crackdown in Mexico and the arrests of major Colombian suppliers and poses a new challenge for...
  • Second Amendment Foundation: Zogby Poll Shows Americans Favor Border Control Over Gun Control

    09/12/2005 1:21:28 PM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 39 replies · 958+ views
    Second Amendment Foundation: Zogby Poll Shows Americans Favor Border Control Over Gun Control9/12/2005 3:11:00 PM To: National Desk BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 12 /U.S. Newswire/ -- By a three-to-one margin, American citizens think border control is far more important to national security and fighting crime than gun control, a nationwide Zogby survey has revealed. The survey, commissioned by the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), found that 70 percent of the respondents believe border control is more important, while only 23 percent favor more gun control. Seven percent of the respondents were undecided. The survey was conducted Sept. 6-7, by randomly contacting more...