...Here's how this morning's Reforma
newspaper analyzed Huckabee's victory: "The triumph of Mike
Huckabee in the Iowa caucus is not good news for Mexico. It happens
that the ex-governor of Arkansas is winning supporters in great
part through his plan to seal the border with Mexico with a wall..."
vote fraud with photo ID
All eyes will be on New Hampshire Wednesday
morning for the first true primary in the 2008 elections. But
even as hardy New Englanders trudge to the polls, something at
least as consequential will happening in Washington, D.C., where
the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a major case on
-- National Review
McCain says you can trust him on immigration
because he now understands that enforcement has to come first.
Border-state governors would have to certify that the border
is secure before any "path to citizenship" (what the
critics call "amnesty") or guest-worker program begins.
But if people can still come here legally and overstay their
Of Marley's Ghost: John McCain and amnesty
John McCain's crippled presidential candidacy
is attempting a comeback in New Hampshire, a comeback built on
amnesia --the hope that GOP voters won't recall the Virginia
Beach explosion against evangelicals in 2000, the votes against
President Bush's tax cuts in 2001 and 2003, the McCain-Feingold
assault on free speech... [Related
-- Marietta (Georgia) Daily Journal
might go down as year of smear
What do leftist organizations do when
they're unable to debate an issue on its merits? -- They allege.
They smear. And they try to undermine those with whom they disagree.
-- This is what's happening right now to our local law enforcement
officers. -- The red flag went up just before the holidays, when
Hispanic activist groups...
flood through EU open borders
Traiskirchen, Austria -- Thousands of
asylum seekers are on the move across Europe as a result of a
new relaxation of internal border controls. -- Last month's expansion
of a system intended to make it easier for European Union citizens
to move among member countries has led to a dramatic rise in
TV -- Phoenix
"civil rights" group in the Valley
Volunteers spread the word to hundreds
of Latinos Saturday at the Three Kings celebration in downtown
Phoenix. They introduced them a new organization called Respect/Respeto
and let them know lawyers were on hand to hear their cases of
possible abuse and give them advice on what to do if asked for
their legal status...
funds aimed at benefiting invaders, farmers?
Granted millions of dollars in state
transportation money, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties are
set to become the latest counties to join an agricultural ride-share
program for unlicensed and uninsured farmworkers. -- Each county
was recently granted $3 million to purchase vans...
Geegan Blanton -- National Writers Syndicate
hiring sites promote racketeering
Mexico is notorious for corruption ...and
is nearly unresponsive to a persistent, staggering poverty suffered
by millions of Mexicans. At the top of the Mexican power structure
is an elitist, wealthy ruling class that vehemently resists even
a modest level of taxation while supporting the status of Mexico
as a nation dependent on American financial aid...
(Georgia) Daily Journal
of immigration law difficult to gauge
...D.A. King is head of the Dustin
Inman Society which pushes for tougher laws to combat illegal
immigration. -- King said, ''Enforcement works. People are leaving
Georgia for more hospitable states and this law has an awful
lot to do with that.'' -- Georgia is believed to have the fastest
growing illegal [alien...
criminal] population in the nation...
immigration bill targets firms
Employers who knowingly hire illegal
could lose their right to do business in Indiana under proposed
legislation that would make the state's penalties among the stiffest
in the country. -- The bill, authored by Sen. Mike Delph, gained
support from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday but was criticized
by Hispanic leaders...
the border with your tax dollar
Although listed on the governor's web
page as an "Office of the Governor," the Arizona Mexico
Commission is not a "commission." It is, in fact, a
private, not-for-profit, 501(c)(4) advocacy organization. The
organization's offices are in the same state-owned office building
that houses the governor's office...
-- Sound Politics -- Seattle
snubbing Paul slimy, cowardly
It's time to call BS on the decision
by FOX News to exclude Ron Paul from its GOP presidential roundtable
tonight. Political junkies will already know that Fox producers
decided arbitrarily to limit participation in the forum to candidates
that possessed high enough poll numbers...
-- Columbia, South Carolina
key issue in '08
While the S.C. General Assembly will
tackle dozens of issues during 2008, illegal immigration is shaping
up to be The Hot-Button Topic when the Legislature returns to
Columbia Tuesday. -- Legislators, who are up for re-election
this year, say they are responding to voters' concerns, driven
by the state's growing Hispanic population...
raids hit Springfield hard
...Springfield landlord James Huffine
said he'll lose $5,000 this month in cleaning, hauling and lost
rent after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested
members of five families last month who lived in his apartment
units. Huffine said his tenants showed him work identification
and paycheck stubs issued by Electrolux...
and business: A glimpse of the future?
Sometime soon, perhaps by the end of
this month, Christopher Lamb may plead guilty to harboring an
illegal alien. Lamb was a human resources assistant manager at
Swift & Co., among the largest beef and pork processors in
the U.S. As immigration emerges as one of the most contentious
issues of this election season...
-- USA Daily
war with Mexico
It's an issue that will dominate the
elections in 2008. It is illegal immigration, but there was scarce
attention paid during the debates leading up to the Iowa caucuses.
The candidate that promises to put a stop to it will be the candidate
that wins. The party that temporizes will be the party that fails...
requirement for law enforcement hurts 'immigrants'
A citizenship requirement to become a
police officer or firefighter in many states, including Tennessee
and Georgia, keeps recent immigrants here from qualifying for
those jobs. -- Beatriz Hickman, a native of Colombia who has
been living in Chattanooga for three years, said it is her dream
to be a police officer ...
(South Carolina) Post and Courier
priority: Illegal aliens [criminals]
Congress' failure to deal comprehensively
with immigration has left states in the lurch with limited authority
to deal with what essentially is a federal responsibility. Faced
with the prospect of extended inaction at the federal level,
the state Legislature is of necessity exploring ways to stem
County rejects anti-invader plan
The Loudoun County (Va.) Board of Supervisors
signaled Thursday that the county, which had taken some of the
toughest illegal-immigration tacks in Virginia, is now much more
reluctant to push for immigration reform. -- The new board voted
5-4 to discard a legislative proposal that would have given the
county power to revoke...