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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Lou Dobbs on Radio - Is He Going Along With La Raza's Censorship?
If you want an answer send Dobbs an e-mail or call him.

Phone in 3-6 pm ET (877) 55-DOBBS
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Ask him to report on what is going on with the border fence. What about Chertoff's lies? What about the virtual fence failure? Is he censoring immigration reform groups?

Phony Fence Under Fire
Conspiracy Exposed

The Arizona Republic ran the story about the cut-back in the border fence and the DHS bamboozling of the Senate!
Glenn Spencer -- Arizona Republic -- March 5
One reason border fence flopped: Bush
Your editorial "Fence to nowhere" misses the mark as to cause of failure. Secretary of Homeland Security, Mr. Chertoff, is a fan of amnesty and a North American Union, as is his boss, President Bush. This explains why we are having trouble.
Tony Blankley -- Washington Times -- March 5
Bordering on Inanity
...The Bush administration and the leaders of the Democratic Party both want (for different reasons) no obstruction to the full flood of illegal workers (for the Republicans) and voters (for the Democrats) into the United States: Thus their adamant opposition to a physical obstruction to such passage.


KATU-TV -- Portland, Oregon   Video Report
Day labor site to open in May   
There are new developments in a KATU investigation into a day labor site in Portland. The City Council is expected to award a contract on Wednesday to a group to run the center. KATU's Bob Heye reports... AP Internal Use Only

St. Louis Post-Dispatch   
Steelman declares illegals cost state at least $26 million a year   
State Treasurer Sarah Steelman, a Republican running for governor, says she plans to appear before a state Senate committee Wednesday and “present an analysis and testimony…that illegal workers are likely costing Missouri between $26 and $49 million every year.” AP Internal Use Only

NBC6-TV -- South Florida   sc
Student activist says ICE targeted her family to silence her   
A Miami-Dade College student on Tuesday accused immigration authorities of targeting her family for deportation because of her activism on behalf of illegal [alien] students. -- Gaby Pacheco is a native of Ecuador and in the U.S. on a student visa. She has long spoken out in favor of immigration reform... AP Internal Use Only

Deseret Morning News -- Salt Lake City     Video Included
Questions arise over illegal alien's release in fatal wreck   
People are asking questions about why an illegal immigrant who was charged with killing a Spanish Fork man in a car wreck was allowed to make bail, and the answers differ depending on who is giving them. -- Utah County Sheriff Jim Tracy said ICE declined to investigate the immigration status of Gabriel Hernandez...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch   
Steelman declares illegals cost state at least $26 million a year   
State Treasurer Sarah Steelman, a Republican running for governor, says she plans to appear before a state Senate committee Wednesday and “present an analysis and testimony…that illegal workers are likely costing Missouri between $26 and $49 million every year.” AP Internal Use Only

NBC6-TV -- South Florida   
Student activist says ICE targeted her family to silence her   
A Miami-Dade College student on Tuesday accused immigration authorities of targeting her family for deportation because of her activism on behalf of illegal [alien] students. -- Gaby Pacheco is a native of Ecuador and in the U.S. on a student visa. She has long spoken out in favor of immigration reform... AP Internal Use Only

Los Angeles Times   
Senate GOP plans to unveil tough new immigration bills   
Senate Republicans are set to announce Wednesday the hardest-hitting package of immigration enforcement measures seen yet -- one that would require jail time for illegal immigrants caught crossing the border, make it harder for them to open bank accounts and compel them to communicate in English... AP Internal Use Only

Sioux County Index -- Hull, Iowa   
Sioux County forced to look at immigration issues   
“It’s a mess,” said Sioux County Supervisor Dennis Wright, referring to the issue of immigration in the county and the United States. “The federal government has failed abysmally, the state hasn’t done anything and it comes down to the county and city government having to piecemeal enforcement of immigration laws...

Tucson  Citizen  
Illegals costs border counties millions, university study finds   
Illegal immigration is costing border counties millions a year for law enforcement and criminal prosecutions - diverting money away from parks, libraries and other law enforcement efforts, according to a study to be released Wednesday. -- The costs totaled $192 million for the nation's 24 border counties in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas... AP Internal Use Only

Associated Press  
New Mexico town split over removal of illegal alien   
Karina Acosta's senior year at Roswell High came to an abrupt end after she was ticketed for blocking a fire lane outside a school and driving without a license. -- The officer who stopped her — a Roswell policeman assigned to the school — asked her for proof of legal U.S. residency. Acosta, an illegal [alien], had none. AP Internal Use Only

Dallas Morning News   
Youth who marched for illegals two years ago get their chance to vote   
Just two years ago, thousands of students – many of them 16 to 17 – took to the streets calling for a comprehensive immigration overhaul for millions of illegal [aliens]. -- Their slogan: "Today we march, tomorrow we'll vote." AP Internal Use Only

Coming Up
March 6

Clarksville (Tennessee) Leaf-Chronicle   
Councilman proposing illegal alien resolutions   
Clarksville City Council will vote on two resolutions Thursday regarding illegal aliens. -- The first would establish the Clarksville Homeland Security Officers Program, which would encourage Clarksville Police officers to forward information about illegal aliens they encounter to a department point person... AP Internal Use Only

Lincoln Tribune -- Lincolnton, North Carolina  
Candidate for governor unveils illegal immigration ad   
Raleigh -- Yesterday, Republican Candidate for Governor Fred Smith unveiled his new immigration ad that endorses the 287 G program that allows NC law enforcement in cooperation with ICE to detain and deport illegal aliens who are violating our criminal laws. AP Internal Use Only

Federation for American Immigration Reform
Amnesty proponents launch campaign to shut down debate!
Having lost last year's epic legislative battle over the Bush-Kennedy amnesty bill, pro-amnesty forces are regrouping and launching an all-out campaign to censor the media and stop the debate over true immigration reform. This attack on the media should not come as a surprise.

WBAL -- Baltimore   
Parent seeing red after school letter in Spanish   
Sandi Henley opened a letter from Anne Arundel County School Superintendent Kevin Maxwell that made her see red. The letter about MSA testing was written in English on one side and Spanish on the other. -- "We just felt it was a way of Dr. Maxwell to be politically correct, in two languages Spanish and English," Henley tells WBAL Radio. AP Internal Use Only

El Paso Times   
More police patrols planned along river   
Juárez police officials announced Tuesday that they would increase patrolling along the Rio Grande bank after U.S. Border Patrol agents reported an increase in cross-river attacks from immigrant smugglers. -- Police vigilance will be heightened along the west Juárez neighborhoods known as Puerto Anapra and El Millón... AP Internal Use Only

Colby Lyons -- Utah Statesman  
The North American Union is More Than a Theory   
In May, 100 university students from the United States, Mexico and Canada will be gathering in Montreal for a very unique meeting. These students will be participating in a North American model parliament, sponsored by the North American Forum on Integration. According to the NAFI Web site, the purpose of this gathering... AP Internal Use Only

Dayton (Ohio) Daily News   
Child rapist sentenced to life   
A judge on Monday sentenced a Dayton man to life in prison for raping a 10-year-old girl. -- Adrian Garcia-Garcia pleaded guilty Feb. 11 to rape and one count of importuning a child under 13. -- Authorities deported Garcia-Garcia to Mexico in August 2007 because he was in this country illegally. [More "family values"]AP Internal Use Only

New Richmond (Wisconsin) News   
Illegal alien accused of killing deputy blames drunken state   
The lawyer for a man charged with killing a Kenosha County sheriff’s deputy says he should not be convicted of intentional homicide. -- Frederick Cohn told a jury yesterday that Ezequiel Lopez-Quintero was so drunk the night of the killing he could not remember what happened. AP Internal Use Only

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin -- Ontario, Calif.   
Council, activists quarrel   
Pomona, Calif. -- Monday night's City Council meeting deteriorated into accusations and name-calling between council members and a handful of anti-illegal immigration activists. -- Both sides said Tuesday that the comments made at the meeting were shocking and slanderous... AP Internal Use Only

KOB-TV -- Albuquerque  
National Guard to be pulled from border patrol   
The state said there will be a six month gap of vulnerability at the border when feds pull National Guard troops. -- State homeland security said the National Guard on the border will leave in July, six months earlier than expected. Officials said border agents won’t take over until December at the earliest... [Note: American Border Patrol observed no National Guard near the border during its January 15, 2008 aerial survey.]AP Internal Use Only

Jim Horn -- Family Security Matters   
Welcome to the Third World: America   
...I work in a hardware store and I see daily proof that America is increasingly a third world banana republic trundling merrily along towards total social, economic, and moral bankruptcy. Thirty percent of my customers are illiterate and they ain’t all Mexicans. They can’t read size charts or identifying labels, so they have to rip packages open to feel and compare, or to steal the contents. AP Internal Use Only

Pacific Daily News -- Hagatna, Guam   
Smuggler who fled Guam to be sentenced to 14 years   
A man who pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges will be sentenced to almost 14 years after he fled Guam. -- Kam Kueng Lau, also known as Davy Lau, was charged along with two others, Herman Cruz and Quin Wu, with bribing an immigration official to bring Chinese nationals to Guam through Saipan... AP Internal Use Only

Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson   
Legislation on immigration is evolving via trio of bills   
Arizona businesses that hired undocumented workers last year would no longer face prosecution under the terms of legislation approved Tuesday by the House Government Committee. -- But anyone in this country illegally could be charged with trespass under another bill approved by the same panel... AP Internal Use Only

American Patrol   
Chertoff Promises   
Chertoff, March 3, 2008: "Between the ports of entry, we're on track to build 670 miles of fencing by the end of this year." We note that American Border Patrol reported that DHS built fewer than 90 miles of single-layer fence last year. Stay tuned for ABP's reports on the progress of the border fence. (By the way, Glenn Spencer of ABP reports seeing what he thought was a Predator UAV flying the border last evening. The first such sighting in a couple of years.) AP Internal Use Only

Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson   
Mexican gets 21 months in jail in child-smuggling case   
A woman who smuggled one child into the United States and tried to bring in another was sentenced Monday to nearly two years in federal prison. -- The 21-month sentence stems from an incident on Oct. 23, 2007, when Jessica Sanchez-Gutierrez, of Nogales, Son., smuggled a 7-year-old boy into Nogales, Arizona... AP Internal Use Only

San Francisco Examiner 
Montgomery residents watch for influx after Va. illegal alien crackdown   
As Prince William County cracks down on its illegal immigrant population, some residents in Montgomery County worry their property values and quality of life will take a hit as the undocumented come streaming across the Potomac, invited by the county’s more lenient approach. AP Internal Use Only

WSLS-TV -- Richmond, Virginia   
Illegal alien tuition restriction bill defeated in State Senate   
Undocumented [alien] students apparently can continue to attend state public colleges and universities that will accept them— -- at least for now. -- On a 9-5 vote yesterday the Senate Health and Education Committee effectively killed Del. Christopher K. Peace’s House Bill 14 to block...AP Internal Use Only

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