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Thursday, March 20, 2008

GADZOOKS! California Importing Poverty?
A Scientific Study of the Obvious

Fifteen years after we
coined the phrase

Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN -- March 19
Schwarzenegger: It's terrible to take money away from education and it is terrible to take money away from law enforcement and it is terrible to take money away from prisons and from health care, all of those things. But you can't give people more money than you have.
Wian: Another reason the Golden State doesn't have enough money is on the other side of the balance sheet, massive spending on social services for illegal aliens totaling tens of billions of dollars, according to a December Congressional Budget Office study. California has about a quarter of the nation's estimated 12-plus million illegal aliens. They account for 27 percent of the state's population without health insurance.
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Dallas Morning News    sc
Farmers Branch officer to get immigration law training   
Farmers Branch officials expect to soon have a detective trained under the federal 287(g) program to identify illegal immigrants and begin deportation proceedings. -- The city had sought such training for a jail officer but has been waiting nearly 1½ years without receiving approval, Police Chief Sid Fuller said. AP Internal Use Only

Connecticut Post -- Bridgeport  
Arrest made in Stratford license forging   
The owner of a driving school was arrested this morning for allegedly cranking out forged documents so illegal immigrants could obtain driver's licenses. -- Henry Kruszewski, 57, the owner and operator of the Express Driving School, 3272 Main St., surrendered at State Police Troop G headquarters in Bridgeport... AP Internal Use Only

Atlanta Journal-Constitution   
Driving without license felony under House bill   
Driving without a license could become a felony under a bill that passed the Georgia House on Thursday. -- The words "illegal immigrant" were never mentioned during the 27-minute debate on Senate Bill 350, but lawmakers got the message anyway... AP Internal Use Only

KTAR -- Phoenix   
Arpaio launches crime suppression effort   
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says 200 members of the sheriff's posse will hit the streets Friday. -- They will be in the area near 25th Street and Bell and 36th Street and Thomas for what Arpaio officially calls "a crime suppression effort." The areas are known to have a high concentration of illegal [aliens]. AP Internal Use Only

San Diego Union-Tribune 
Company wants to build a mega-prison in county    
The private prison company that operates a detention center for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Otay Mesa is proposing to build a nearly 3,000-bed mega-prison nearby. -- According to county records, Nashville, Tenn.-based Corrections Corporation of America has applied for a permit to build a... AP Internal Use Only

Joplin (Missouri) Globe   
Illegal alien charged with sodomizing 17-year-old girl   
A 30-year-old man was charged Wednesday by the Jasper County prosecutor’s office with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl. -- A charge of forcible sodomy was filed against Leonardo Valentin Portillo, an immigrant from El Salvador who has been living in the United States for the past eight years illegally... [More of Bush's pet fiends]AP Internal Use Only

The Capital -- Annapolis, Maryland   
Dwyer attempts illegal alien roundup during hearing   
State government hearings occasionally have ferocious debate and rowdy crowds, but yesterday may have marked a first as a local delegate called in federal law enforcement agents to make arrests. -- Del. Don Dwyer, R-Glen Burnie, is known as one of the most conservative members of the General Assembly and is no friend to illegal [aliens].   AP Internal Use Only

KIII-TV -- Corpus Christi, Texas   
Chase of illegal aliens ends in massive brush fire   
A wild chase involving illegal [aliens] ends in a massive fire and over a dozen suspected aliens scattering from the scene. The blaze sparked up right off Saratoga near Greenwood. -- The chase actually began near Farm Road 43 and State Highway 286 around seven o'clock Wednesday night... AP Internal Use Only

Coming Up
April 5

Cave Creek, Arizona -- 9 AM Pacific | Other Events
Rally to Support Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Tucson Citizen   
Arizona House signals support for requiring cops to confront immigration   
The Arizona House gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a proposed requirement that city and county police agencies carry out programs for their officers to confront federal immigration violations. -- Local agencies could meet the requirement by getting training for their police and jail officers... AP Internal Use Only

Palm Beach Post  
Mexican official to give St. Lucie Spanish-language textbooks   
The St. Lucie County School District and the Consulate General of Mexico in Miami plan to announce Monday a plan to distribute free Spanish-language textbooks to five schools, create some sister-schools and, perhaps, expand after-school tutoring options for parents with limited English-speaking abilities... AP Internal Use Only

KOAT-TV -- Albuquerque   
Four illegal aliens arrested in bribery case   
Four Mexican nationals have been ordered held without bond after they were arrested in connection with a bribery case involving the illegal purchase of resident alien cards. -- Special agents with ICE and ATF made the arrests Saturday as part of a six-month joint investigation AP Internal Use Only

McAllen (Texas) Monitor   
Border security fears push Mexicans north   
Increasing numbers of Mexican nationals are purchasing homes in Greater McAllen since Mexican soldiers were deployed to northern Tamaulipas in January, local real estate agents said. -- "They don't come right out and say it but you can tell that's the reason," said Michael Check, a sales agent with Keller Williams Realty in McAllen. AP Internal Use Only

KGW-TV -- Portland, Oregon   
Immigration agents step up enforcement at NW jails   
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrive in Hillsboro before dawn. They’ve come to gather up a handful of illegal immigrants who were held at the Washington County Jail and will now be processed by ICE for deportation... AP Internal Use Only

Wilkes-Barre (Pennsylvania) Citizens Voice  
McCain rejects Barletta invite   
Arizona Sen. John McCain, who blamed illegal immigration Monday for Republican losses in major congressional races, has rejected Hazleton Mayor Lou Barletta’s invitation to discuss the issue. -- “Sen. McCain truly appreciates your invitation and the valuable opportunity it represents...”

Dee Nicholson -- The Canadian -- Toronto   
Obama and Clinton campaigns equally implicated in deceiving American people   
The American state of Ohio has been battered by job losses as a result of the North American Free Trade Agreement, so it was not much of a surprise to hear Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton both slamming the deal there weeks ago, during a televised debate in their campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. AP Internal Use Only

Tucson Citizen   
Arizona House signals support for requiring cops to confront immigration   
The Arizona House gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a proposed requirement that city and county police agencies carry out programs for their officers to confront federal immigration violations. -- Local agencies could meet the requirement by getting training for their police and jail officers... AP Internal Use Only

WVLT-TV -- Knoxville, Tennessee   
Illegal alien sentenced for crash in Smokies   
An illegal [alien's] third conviction in Tennessee may lead to his deportation. -- Mario Roberto Diaz-Mourillo, a Honduran native who entered the US illegally in 1998 and worked in construction in eastern Tennessee, was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison for causing a head-on collision... AP Internal Use Only

Ventura County (Calif.) Star   
Church to be billed for costs of protest   
By the end of the week, a Simi Valley church will be billed almost $40,000 for police presence during a weekend protest against the church's sheltering of an illegal [alien]. -- The city of Simi Valley is sending a $39,306 invoice to the United Church of Christ for costs incurred for police services at the protest.

WAFF-TV -- Huntsville, Alabama   
Congressman pushing for action on illegal immigration   
There are lots of bills, acts, and resolutions out there promoting an answer to the ever-growing illegal immigration problem. There isn't legislation that's actually made it to law. --- Just last week, an Alabama Senate Committee couldn't come up with enough members for a vote on the issue... AP Internal Use Only

Cincinnati Enquirer   
Suspected Mexican illegal indicted in double rape case   
St. Clair Twp., Ohio -- A man suspected of being an illegal [alien] is accused of raping two teen girls in Butler County. -- Teodoro Martinez was indicted today on two counts of rape and two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. He is being held in the Butler County Jail.AP Internal Use Only

Statesman Journal -- Salem, Oregon   
In Portland, meddler Fox criticizes U.S. policy on Mexico   
Much of the U.S. public and some of the country's leaders do not fully comprehend the importance of Mexican [illegal aliens] to the U.S. economy and are confusing those [illegal aliens] with terrorists, former Mexico President Vicente Fox said. [More Mexican meddling]   AP Internal Use Only

Jerome R. Corsi -- WorldNetDaily.com   
U.S. loses No. 1 ranking as dollar drops   
The European Union has overtaken the U.S. as the world's No. 1 economy due to the continued dramatic fall of the dollar, according to a Reuters report. -- The U.S. Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, for 2007 is officially estimated at $13,843,800 billion. The 2007 GDP for the 15 EU countries is estimated at 8,847,889 billion euros, the report said. AP Internal Use Only

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