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Tuesday, April 8, 2008

The Sinking of America
300,000 Anchor Babies Guarantee Reconquista

"They're given instant citizenship because they are born on U.S. soil, which makes it easier for their parents to become U.S. citizens."
CBS News -- April 7
Illegal Immigrant Births - At Your Expense
    It was 5 a.m. and CBS News national correspondent Byron Pitts is with a woman who is nine months pregnant. She's rushed to a south Texas hospital to undergo a C-section - a $4,700 medical procedure that won't cost her a dime. She qualifies for emergency Medicaid.
    She gave birth to a healthy, 8 1/2 pound baby boy - born in America. His Mexican mother gave him an American name: Eliot.
    Eliot is one of an estimated 300,000 children of illegal immigrants born in the United States every year, according to the Pew Hispanic Center.

Allan Wall -- VDare.com   sc  
Texas Education Board needs "input" and "expertise"   
A recent article in the El Paso Times, by Brandi Grissom [March 28th, 2008] is entitled Hispanics to Get Say on English Standards”. Here’s what it reports: Texas education leaders developing new English and reading standards acquiesced Thursday to pressure from teachers and lawmakers, allowing for more Hispanic input... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Business Week   
Pro-illegal alien groups hits governor's plan   
Immigrants' rights activists went on the offensive Monday against [Maine] Gov. John Baldacci's proposal to make driver's licenses more secure, saying it targets the most vulnerable, encourages aliens to drive illegally and does little to make Maine safer. -- The coalition also attacked as poorly conceived the federal Real ID licensing policy... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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The Dustin Inman Society -- Marietta, Georgia   
D. A. King challenges Bob Barr to debate on immigration   
Dustin Inman Society president D.A. King today challenges possible Libertarian presidential candidate and former Republican Congressman Bob Barr to publicly debate and defend his - and the Libertarian Party’s – position on American borders and immigration policy... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Canton (Ohio) Repository   
'Tan Klan' VP: Immigration reform 'to define us'   
One the country's chief advocates of Latino civil rights said how the nation chooses to deal with the challenges of immigration reform will define who we are as a nation. -- On Monday, Cecilia Munoz, senior VP for the office of research, advocacy and Legislation for the National Council of La Raza [The Race], spoke at Walsh University... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Imperial Valley (Calif.) News  
Democratic chairmen head to Supreme Court over Chertoff's waiver    
Today, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security led a group of 14 Members of Congress, including eight Committee Chairmen, in submitting a notice of intent to file an Amicus Curiae brief in the Defenders of Wildlife case (No. 07-1180).... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Jill Stewart -- L. A. Daily  
L. A. residents slam Special Order 40   
Woo-whee, the testimony was riveting this morning before the Los Angeles City Council when a group of black residents pleaded with the 15 elected council members to rescind Special Order 40, the longtime local rule protecting illegal [aliens] from arrest by the LAPD... [Fox News article] [Related item from the John and Ken Show]~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Yeh Ling Ling -- San Francisco Chronicle   
Poor priority   
...Obviously, Mayor Gavin Newsom's priority is illegal families and not American citizens. Americans who are struggling to make ends meet should feel outraged that Mayor Newsom use their hard-earned dollars to provide services for illegals. He should send his own paychecks abroad to help people in their native countries... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KTHV-TV -- Little Rock  
State Police sign immigration training agreement   
Arkansas State Police troopers are to be trained by federal immigration agents on how to examine and detect forged identity documents. -- State police spokesman Bill Sadler said Tuesday the agency signed an agreement the previous day with Immigration and Customs Enforcement... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Michael Graham -- Boston Herald   
Pandering to aliens won’t work for us   
Advocates of amnesty for illegal [aliens], like Sen. John Kerry and Lt. Gov. Tim Murray, gathered on Beacon Hill yesterday to complain about the one kind of immigration enforcement they most oppose: The kind that works. -- They were part of a pro-illegals road show put together by the United Food & Commercial Workers International Union... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Grand Junction (Colorado) Free Press  
Arrests part of ‘criminal illegal alien’ investigation, say Avon Police   
...Officers arrested Roberto Carlos Urquia, 36, outside the apartment for not having a work permit, then went inside the home and arrested Roberto Fausto Marquina-Banegas, Jose David Marquina-Gonzales, and Humberto Varela. Urquia was released the next day, but the other three are still being held... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Las Vegas Sun   
Vegas exodus   
Alejandro Salazar slumps into a cushioned seat halfway into the bus, looks out from under a baseball cap and thinks about a future more than a thousand miles away. He came to the Las Vegas Valley from Mexico five years ago to build houses, launching a run of $700-a-week paychecks that made it worth crossing the desert into the United States... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

White Plains (New York) Journal News   
Deported sex offender arrested on Bronx River Parkway   
Yonkers -- A convicted sex offender and illegal immigrant who had been deported from the United States last year was arrested yesterday after Westchester County police stopped him for allegedly driving a commercial van on the Bronx River Parkway, the county Department of Public Safety said... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

One News Now  
Pro-amnesty network angry with Mississippi senator   
Senator Roger Wicker has drawn the ire of the "open borders" lobby with his opposition to amnesty for illegal aliens. -- The Spanish-language network Univision recently asked Senator Wicker (R-Mississippi) to return a $1,000 contribution its political action committee had made to his campaign... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

One News Now  
Grassley: Guest workers stealing jobs from Americans   
Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is urging the Bush administration to reform a guest worker program that he believes has led to the elimination of many American jobs. -- Grassley says the administration has not kept the promise it made last August to implement some needed reforms to the H1-B visa process. H1-Bs are the most common type of skilled guest worker visas. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Warwick (Rhode Island) Beacon   
Chief wants right to ask immigration status   
Warwick Police Chief Col. Stephen McCartney expects the governor’s order dealing with illegal immigrants will have little effect on police operations throughout the state, although it has “stirred up a firestorm” that, from his perspective, could have negative legislative outcomes... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

WMTW-TV --  Auburn, Maine  
Governor's letter raises volume of Real ID debate   
Augusta, Maine -- Gov. John Baldacci's decision to seek changes in Maine's driver's license standards to satisfy federal officials' demands has cranked up the volume of public debate over the government's Real ID program. -- The law aimed at making state-issued licenses more secure is fodder in Maine political campaigns... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Berkshire Eagle -- Pittsfield, Massachusetts 
Statutory rape verdict: Mixed   
After lengthy deliberations, a Berkshire Superior Court jury delivered a mixed verdict yesterday, finding a 20-year-old Pittsfield [illegal alien] guilty of engaging in sexual activity with one teenage girl and innocent of offenses involving two others... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KLTV -- Tyler, Texas     Video Included 
Teen girl allegedly attacked by Hispanics for opposing illegal immigration   
Melanie Bowers, 13, and her parents walked into Athens High School Monday afternoon to talk to campus police. They were hoping to get some answers. -- "It never should have happened in the first place. The whole assignment was a silly assignment and they should have contacted us immediately after it happened," said J.R. Bowers, Melanie's father... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Standard-Speaker -- Hazleton, Pennsylvania   
3 men ordered by judge to learn English deported   
The three men ordered to learn English by Luzerne County Judge Peter Paul Olszewski two weeks ago have now been ordered out of the country. -- Rafael Guzman-Mateo, Ricardo Dominguez and Luis Reyes are from the Dominican Republic, but are resident aliens who are being deported because of their criminal convictions. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Dump the Mexican Reconquista L. A. mayor
Los Angeles can and should be the envy of the world. Instead, our city is a mess, and it gets worse each month. We can't afford four more years of a mayor who spends all his time running for the next office, staging photo-ops and going on out- of- town trips. We need a competent, full-time working mayor... AP Internal Use Only

Associated Press  
Groups challenges law denying illegal aliens bail   
Phoenix -- A lawsuit's been filed in Phoenix, challenging a state law that denies bail to illegal immigrants accused of serious crimes. -- The suit was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, who claim that the law approved by voters in 2006 as Proposition 100 is unconstitutional. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Steve Sailer -- VDare.com   
Extended families and their crime coming to America   
Back in 2006, I wrote in VDARE.com: “Sam Quinones' July 28 article—6 + 4 = 1 Tenuous Existence: An illegal immigrant couple with six children were already living in poverty. Then the quadruplets arrived. They're still in a daze—just might be the best in the rather dull history of the Los Angeles Times.” ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Sequoyah County Times -- Sallisaw, Oklahoma   
Man charged with smuggling illegal aliens is deported   
A man from Mexico who was charged last month with transporting illegal aliens has been deported. -- Kyle Waters, assistant district attorney, said his office dismissed one count of transporting illegal aliens against Ricardo Bravo, 20, of Santa Cecilia, Mexico. Bravo pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of driving without a driver's license... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

North County Timnes -- Escondido, Calif.   
New Mexican consul general gets mixed reception   
Only three months into the job, Remedios Gomez Arnau, Mexico's consul general in San Diego, has sparked public protests by anti-illegal immigration activists opposed to her office helping Mexican nationals obtain controversial consular identity cards... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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