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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Obama Attacks Dobbs
Sides With Reconquistas

Casey Wian (CNN): Yeah, there's a lot of confusing things about this statement, Lou. And first of all, it sounds like he's reading from a script written by some of these organizations that were in our report, the ACLU, MALDEF, La Raza. I mean, he's talking about fear mongering.
Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN -- March 11
Obama: When I hear Rush Limbaugh or you know Lou Dobbs or some of these people talking about how we need to send them all back. We're not going to send them all back. First of all, this is a country of immigrants. Second of all, as a practical matter, we would end up having to use all of our law enforcement resources to round people up, detain them, separate families. It's not a realistic solution. We're not going to be able to solve the problem if we're just shouting about it like Lou Dobbs and folks on television.
Dobbs: Well Senator Obama, a couple of things. One is you say you can't possibly deport folks. Well let's look at the record because in the 1970s, more than 10 million illegal aliens were actually deported during that period of time*, so it's -- it is within our capacity ...
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*Not true. During the 1950s Eisenhower deported more than one million. There were few deporations in the 1970s.

WorldNetDaily.com     sc      
Senator thrashes Bush's Mexican truck hat dance   
A combative Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters was accused in a Senate hearing yesterday of defying a congressional vote to halt the Bush administration's controversial project allowing Mexican trucks to operate freely on U.S. roads. AP Internal Use Only

Austin American-Statesman  
Mexican cop sentenced for Georgetown sex assault  
A Mexican police officer will spend at least the next 60 years in prison for raping and impregnating a 12-year-old girl in Georgetown in 2006. -- Salvador Hernandez pleaded guilty last week to two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and a jury recommended that he serve 75 years in prison...

Houston Chronicle  
Girl says she was kidnapped, used as sex slave   
A 16-year-old Mexican girl told authorities she was being held against her will in Jacinto City and used as a sex slave since being smuggled into the country two months ago, authorities said today. -- The teen was found in a Jacinto City home after she cleverly used her captor's cell phone and called 911... AP Internal Use Only

Grand Junction (Colorado) Sentinel   
Man, 61, faces third deportation after arrest   
A Mexican citizen who has been deported twice, including once after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a child, could be heading for this third deportation following a recent arrest in Montrose. -- Saloman Renteria-Valdez was taken into federal custody in January after federal agents confirmed he had been arrested...

Web Wire   
Mexican convicted of coercing minor into prostitution   
Javier Miguel Ramirez of Hyattsville, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to sex trafficking of a minor girl, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein and Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Grace Chung Becker. [More 'family values' that should have stopped at the Rio Bravo] AP Internal Use Only

Agence France Presse  
Tight US immigration forces outsourcing: Bill Gates   
US high-tech companies are being forced to outsource more jobs overseas because of outdated restrictions on immigration, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates told Congress Wednesday. -- Gates, echoing a longstanding complaint from the technology sector, told a congressional panel that the US immigration system... AP Internal Use Only

Orlando Sentinel   
Feds ask churches to help "immigrants" with English   
...Alfonso Aguilar, chief of the Office of Citizenship for the U.S. immigration agency, told Hispanic pastors Monday in east Orlando that his agency is encouraging immigrants to assimilate as they become a larger chunk of the population. AP Internal Use Only

Houston Chronicle   
Fans of secluded retreat fear Trans-Texas Corridor   
...Proposed by Gov. Rick Perry in 2002, the corridor plan has drawn heated opposition at town hall meetings and public hearings throughout Southeast Texas. -- Camp Allen officials have gathered more than 3,000 names on an Internet petition asking the Texas Department of Transportation not to harm the facility... AP Internal Use Only

Richmond (Virginia Times-Dispatch   
Pro-illegal alien advocates want Gov. Kaine to veto bills   
[Illegal alien]-rights advocates are pleading with Gov. Timothy M. Kaine to veto several measures headed to his desk for fear that they will increase ethnic profiling and hurt the economy. -- Representatives from several groups delivered to Kaine's office yesterday a letter outlining concerns about bills that would... AP Internal Use Only

Deputies arrest accused child molester (an illegal alien)   
Citrus County, Florida - Officers arrested a 21-year-old man accused of sexually battering a 5-year-old girl in her home in the town of Hernando on Sunday. -- Citrus County deputies got a tip and arrested Jose Pasqual Acosta Martin, at a store in the town of Hernando... [More of Bush's pet fiends] AP Internal Use Only

Associated Press  
Mo. House votes to bar illegal aliens from public colleges   
Missouri House members vote to bar illegal [aliens] from public colleges. -- The legislation would require higher education institutions to verify to lawmakers that they have not knowingly enrolled illegal immigrants before they receive state money...AP Internal Use Only

Nashville Tennessean   
Bill would penalize illegal aliens who accept pay   
A proposal to make it a crime for illegal immigrants to accept pay for work done in Tennessee is headed for floor votes in both chambers of the General Assembly. -- The Senate Commerce Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to advance the proposal to make it a misdemeanor for illegal immigrants to accept pay. AP Internal Use Only

NBC4-TV -- Washington      POSTED       Video Report 
Enrollment In English Language Classes Falls In Prince William   
Declining enrollment in English language classes in Prince William County suggests people are leaving as a result of an immigration crackdown, anti-illegal immigration activists say. AP Internal Use Only

WTNH-TV --  New Haven, Connecticut 
Another person headed to prison for illegal license scam   
...Prosecutors are recommending (Kimyatta) Little serve five years in prison for issuing more than 100 driver's licenses to illegal [aliens]. She's the 7th Bridgeport branch employee to plead guilty or be convicted for their part in the scam. AP Internal Use Only

Tom Deweese  -- Canada Free Press 
Why illegal immigration is a threat to the United States...   
In June, 2007 a solid eighty percent of the American people let Congress know they wanted the government to put the brakes on illegal immigration; they turned thumbs down on the President’s guest worker amnesty plan; and they wanted tax-paid services to illegals stopped... AP Internal Use Only

Dallas Morning News   
Meddling Mexican AG: U.S., Mexico need comprehensive strategy   
The United States and Mexico need to hammer out a sweeping strategic vision for the future of the two countries, Mexico's attorney general told officials Wednesday. -- “Security, drug trafficking, immigration, trade and economic intervention are components of that comprehensive vision,” said Eduardo Medina Mora. [More Mexican meddling] AP Internal Use Only

The Trucker   
Senator rails against DOT for 'arrogance,' disrespect of Congress   
Repeatedly comparing the implementation of a cross-border trucking plan to the sanctioning of torture, a U.S. Senator took the Bush administration to task Tuesday — emphasizing “there will be consequences” for defying the will of Congress. AP Internal Use Only

Mark W. Lowry -- Texas Minutemen   
Colonias defined   
If you want to know where billions of your tax dollars are going. Google Colonias and read about the settlements being funded by our government along the Mexican border. The objective appears to be to erase the border and provide Mexicans with complete cities along a 150 mile front on our southern border... AP Internal Use Only

Sheboygan (Wisconsin) Press   
Illegal alien now facing more charges of identity theft   
An illegal [alien] charged last month for allegedly stealing and using customers' credit card numbers while working at a Sheboygan restaurant is facing new charges after another victim came forward, officials said Tuesday... AP Internal Use Only

Daniel Hartman -- The Tufts Daily -- Medford, Massachusetts  
Illegal immigration has got to stop   
The United States is a nation of laws. When government leaders do not enforce those laws, we begin to see the breakdown of our republic. This is the simplest, most basic and clearest argument against the practice of illegal immigration, which occurs more than three thousand times a day in America. AP Internal Use Only

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