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  • John Calhoun’s California

    03/22/2018 9:15:30 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 16 replies ^ | 3-22-2018 | CARSON HOLLOWAY
    In his speech announcing a Justice Department lawsuit against the State of California, Attorney General Jeff Sessions suggested that the Golden State is treading the path of the confederacy. Condemning recent California laws enacted to impede federal immigration enforcement, Sessions said: “There is no nullification. There is no secession.” The state’s political leaders did not appreciate the comparison. Nevertheless, the attorney general has a point. California’s behavior today is reminiscent of the course charted by South Carolina in the nullification crisis of 1832, when John Calhoun previewed for the country the impulses and arguments that would later lead to secession...
  • Illegals, who dodged California ICE raid after Dem mayor's tip-off, re-arrested for new crimes [TS]

    03/21/2018 2:19:41 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 20, 2018 | Adam Shaw | Fox News
    Full Title: Illegal immigrants, who dodged California ICE raid after Dem mayor's tip-off, re-arrested for new crimes Three illegal immigrants, who avoided capture after Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf blew the whistle on a raid by federal immigration authorities last month, have since been re-arrested for new crimes including robbery and spousal abuse, ICE officials said. snip ICE officials eventually caught 232 illegal immigrants, many of them criminals, in the four-day sweep but said that hundreds more escaped because of Schaaf’s warning. But on Tuesday, officials said that at least three of those who were targeted in the raid, but were...
  • A Democrat 2020 Issue? Let's Abolish ICE

    03/21/2018 11:20:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies ^ | March 21, 2018 | Matt Vespa,
    We’re a nation of laws. We have federal immigration laws for a reason. The days of Ellis Island and Vito Corleone’s story are over. This is about ensuring people who come here arrive legally. It’s to make sure terrorists don’t have an open door into America. There is nothing racist about enforcing exiting immigration laws, but this is problematic for Democrats. Part of it is the party’s aversion to white people. Another aspect is that Democrats see millions in untapped voter potential with all the illegals that are here. They want open borders. They don’t want enforcement, and they certainly...
  • Border Patrol Agents Refuse To Turn Over Wanted Felons Because Of California’s Sanctuary Laws

    03/21/2018 5:18:50 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 29 replies
    The DC ^ | 3-20-2018 | Will Racke
    Border patrol agents are refusing to hand over illegal immigrants with felony warrants to police in California because they can’t be sure local authorities will return the criminal aliens to federal custody, according to a top border security official in San Diego. Rodney Scott, the chief patrol agent in the Border Patrol’s San Diego Sector, said earlier this month that California’s statewide sanctuary law was undermining normal cooperation between his agency and local law enforcement. In a little-reported declaration in support of the Department of Justice’s March 6 lawsuit against California, Scott recalled multiple instances in which a Border Patrol...
  • Oakland mayor consulted with illegal-immigration activists before tipping off ICE raid

    03/16/2018 3:46:22 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 16, 2018 | Adam Shaw
    Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, who sparked national outrage when she undermined a federal immigration raid last month, worked with illegal-immigration activists before she warned the public about the raid-- a move that ICE said led to hundreds of illegals evading detention. Schaaf took to Twitter to warn the public about the raid, and has stood by her decision despite a number of hardened criminals being caught -- and ICE officials warning that potentially hundreds of other criminals escaped as a consequence of the tipoff. "It is Oakland’s legal right to be a sanctuary city and we have not broken any...
  • Angel families' want to see Oakland mayor prosecuted for thwarting ICE raids

    03/16/2018 2:23:58 AM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/14/18 | Adam Shaw
    **SNIP** Since then, a number of California Democrats have backed Schaaf, while House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slammed the raid as "unjust and cruel." The Department of Justice is reviewing Schaaf’s actions. As for those who have lost children due to the actions of illegal immigrants -- so-called Angel Families -- they say it’s vital that the administration do something. Don Rosenberg, an "Angel Dad" whose 25-year-old son, Drew, was killed in San Francisco in 2010 when an illegal-immigrant driver from Honduras hit his motorbike, says that Sessions’ DOJ needs to have Schaaf prosecuted.
  • CNN Runs Story Comparing ICE Agents To Nazis

    03/15/2018 1:35:06 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 16 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | March 15, 2018 | Amber Athey
    CNN is pushing a story that compares ICE to Nazis, citing a Jewish woman who believes that deporting illegal immigrants is similar to actions the Nazis took during the Holocaust. In a tweet on Thursday, CNN wrote, “A Jewish woman heard an undocumented immigrant and her two daughters were on the run from ICE. Driven by thoughts of the Holocaust, she risked her own comfort to offer them shelter.” @CNN A Jewish woman heard an undocumented immigrant and her two daughters were on the run from ICE. Driven by thoughts of the Holocaust, she risked her own comfort to offer...
  • Calif. couple dies in crash after fleeing from immigration agents

    03/15/2018 12:47:43 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 81 replies
    MSN ^ | 3-15-2018 | ELIZABETH ELIZALDE
    A California couple died in a car crash Tuesday after fleeing from immigration officials, police said. Santo Garcia, 35, and Marcelina Profecto, 33, died at the scene in rural Kern County after their speeding SUV crashed into a power pole and overturned , Delano police said. Police determined the couple was fleeing from Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials, who tried to stop their vehicle. The driver pulled over, but then began speeding after the agents flashed their emergency lights and got out of their vehicle, police said. The couple, who has six children, was out looking for work when they...
  • Couple fleeing ICE agents in Central Valley killed in crash

    03/15/2018 5:29:24 AM PDT · by csvset · 56 replies
    EastBayTimes ^ | 15 march 2018 | Jason Green
    DELANO, Calif. — A couple died in a crash Tuesday as they tried to flee from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement deportation officers in the Central Valley, police said. The Delano Police Department identified the couple as 35-year-old Santo Hilario Garcia and 33-year-old Marcelina Garcia Profecto. Start your day with the news you need from the Bay Area and beyond. Sign up for our new Morning Report weekday newsletter. The collision was reported shortly before 7 a.m. on the 3000 block of West Cecil Avenue, near Kern Valley State Prison. Police said the couple pulled over when the officers activated...
  • Tucker blows the lid off of dishonest coverage of ICE’s ‘innocent’ mom arrest. Here’s the truth.

    03/14/2018 8:08:02 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 20 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | March 14, 2018 | Samantha Chang
    Fox News host Tucker Carlson slammed the mainstream media for pushing their pro-illegal immigration agenda by repeatedly airing a video that shows ICE agents arresting a woman in front of her kids. Carlson said media outlets ran the disturbing video painting the illegal alien as an innocent victim when she’s actually part of a ruthless human smuggling ring. Many of these human trafficking rings sell women into prostitution and countless others into slavery. “A key detail is being left out: The woman in that video…isn’t some random illegal alien pulled off the street by those cowboys,” Carlson said. “She’s suspected...
  • Liberal calls to abolish ICE increase in volume

    03/14/2018 6:58:02 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 30 replies
    Hot Air ^ | March 14, 2018 | Jazz Shaw
    Earlier this week we looked at the growing chorus on the left seeking to make the idea of abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) a platform plank for the Democrats in 2018 and 2020. This relatively fringe idea has been rapidly picking up steam in the commentariat, even though they haven’t been able to convince potential POTUS candidates like Kamala Harris to endorse it. The clarion calls to excise ICE from the executive corpus have rung especially clear of late. First, an essay by Sean McElwee in the Nation last week probed whether “an unaccountable strike force executing a campaign...
  • Democratic campaign platform adds another leg.

    03/11/2018 11:34:12 AM PDT · by Kozy · 8 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | 03/10/2018 | Peter Hasson
  • ICE seeks illegal immigrant in Colorado fatal hit-and-run who bonded out of jail

    03/11/2018 9:57:09 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 11, 2018 | Travis Fedschun
    An illegal immigrant charged with vehicular homicide in a fiery crash on a Colorado interstate bonded out of jail Saturday, a week after the deadly hit-and-run incident, despite being wanted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Ivan Zamarripa-Castaneda, 26, allegedly fled the scene of the accident on Interstate 70 involving a tractor-trailer that caught on fire last week, leaving the driver to die, according to the Denver Police Department. Zamarripa-Castaneda bonded out on Saturday, according to jail records, but it's not clear if he has been taken into custody, FOX 31 reported. Officials from ICE did not return a request...
  • Abolishing ICE To Become 2020 Campaign Issue For Democrats

    03/10/2018 5:59:01 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 118 replies ^ | 03/09/2018
    Once a fringe idea on the far-left, abolishing the nation’s immigration enforcement agency now looks likely to become a campaign issue in the Democrats’ 2020 presidential primary. Former Hillary Clinton campaign spokesman Brian Fallon came out for abolishing the agency in January. “ICE operates as an unaccountable deportation force,” Fallon argued. “Dems running in 2020 should campaign on ending the agency in its current form.” “Any serious defender of undocumented people in this country would look at ICE and know that it is a cancer that needs to be excised from the U.S. Pretending that the most diseased levers of...
  • Latino Parents Fear Trump's ICE

    03/09/2018 4:28:07 PM PST · by mdittmar · 51 replies
    yahoo ^ | March 8, 2018 | U.S.News & World Report
    The Trump administration's aggressive immigration enforcement policies are causing widespread psychological distress among many Latino parents of adolescents, including not just undocumented mothers and fathers, but parents who are in the country legally and aren't at risk for deportation, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
  • What scientists found trapped in a diamond: a type of ice not known on Earth

    03/09/2018 10:09:59 AM PST · by Red Badger · 28 replies ^ | 03-09-2018 | Deborah Netburn
    Trapped in the rigid structure of diamonds formed deep in the Earth’s crust, scientists have discovered a form of water ice that was not previously known to occur naturally on our planet. The finding, published Thursday in Science, represents the first detection of naturally occurring ice-VII ever found on Earth. And as sometimes happens in the scientific process, it was discovered entirely by accident. Ice-VII is about one and a half times as dense as the regular ice we put in our drinks and skate on in winter, and the crystalline structure of its atoms is different as well. In...
  • Border Patrol says viral video shows agents nabbing smuggling ‘organizer’

    03/08/2018 5:30:34 PM PST · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 8, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    Facebook videos showing Border Patrol agents arresting a woman in San Diego went viral Thursday, with immigrant-rights activists saying they show a woman being torn from her children — but the agency said she was actually an “organizer” for a major smuggling operation. Activists seized on the videos as evidence of overbearing enforcement. But the Border Patrol said the woman was a justified target, given her involvement with a smuggling operation and her unauthorized status here in the U.S. ~snip~ The videos, both just less than two minutes long,...
  • Oakland Mayor to Jeff Sessions: ‘How dare you vilify members of our community’

    03/07/2018 6:10:18 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 46 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | March 7, 2018 | David DeBolt and Tatiana Sanchez
    Responding to accusations from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that she enabled more than 800 undocumented immigrants to avoid arrest last week, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf on Wednesday stood her ground, saying the government is targeting undocumented immigrants with no criminal records. “My response to the attorney general’s statements … How dare you vilify members of our community,” Schaaf said during a press conference following the attorney general’s remarks.
  • BREAKING: DOJ Announces Fast and Furious Documents Withheld by Eric Holder Will Be Released

    03/07/2018 10:48:49 AM PST · by DFG · 177 replies
    Townhall ^ | 03/07/2018 | Katie Pavlich
    The Department of Justice announced Wednesday additional documents related to the Operation Fast and Furious scandal during the Obama administration will be released to the House Oversight Committee. The documents were previously withheld by Attorney General Eric Holder, who was voted in civil and criminal contempt of Congress for refusing to turn them over. “The Department of Justice under my watch is committed to transparency and the rule of law. This settlement agreement is an important step to make sure that the public finally receives all the facts related to Operation Fast and Furious,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions released in...
  • Denver Refusing to Honor ICE Detainer for Illegal Responsible for Hit-and-Run

    03/07/2018 12:05:44 PM PST · by jazusamo · 43 replies ^ | March 7, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    An illegal immigrant suspected of a fatal hit-and-run is avoiding Immigration and Customs Enforcement thanks to the Denver Sheriff's Department. The suspect was driving his pickup truck when he collided with a semi-truck earlier this week. The semi-truck driver died after the vehicle caught fire, and the pickup driver fled the scene. After the driver was taken into custody in Denver, he was found to be an illegal immigrant, 26-year-old Ivan Zamarripa-Castaneda. ICE wants him for potential deportation, but the Denver Sheriff's office is refusing to comply with the agency. Instead of cooperating, the sheriff's office said it wants...