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Sunday, April 6, 2008

Conquest of Aztlan?
The Absolut Truth

This ad ran in Mexico for two weeks. Americans called the ad "an affront." -- See results of related poll.
American Patrol Report -- April 6
Threat to America Confirmed
    In 2001, American Patrol produced a video entitled "Conquest of Aztlan." It laid out the case that illegal immigration from Mexico was part of a plan by Mexico and the Mexican people to place the Southwest under their jurisdiction. They called it "la Reconquista." The press and politicians dismissed the notion as outrageous.
    Now, seven years later, an ad by the Absolut Vodka company has placed the issue front and center before the American People.
Red DotMichelle Malkin wrote...
"Write on the chalkboard 500 times: Reconquista isn't real. And mindlessly repeat what the National Council of La Raza (The Race) claims: Reconquista is just a 'code word' invented by conservative 'hate groups' who are just dreaming the whole thing up."
"The coming war with Mexico over illegal immigration will be one of the greatest disasters to ever hit our nation," said Glenn Spencer of American Patrol. "We must prepare today for the inevitable."

Doug McIntyre -- Los Angeles Daily News       sc       
L.A. shares blame in teen's death   
Anita Shaw says, "My country let me down." It's hard to argue with her. Not only did America let Anita Shaw down, so did California and Los Angeles. -- Truth be told, Anita Shaw is being diplomatic, if not generous, by not lashing out in righteous indignation at the massive tragedy she has suffered at the hands of an indifferent government. [See the Jamiel's Law web site] ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Alana Burke -- Redding (Calif.) Record Searchlight   
Sanctuary cities undermine immigration laws   
Cities with sanctuary policies ignore federal immigration laws and provide a safe haven for illegal aliens, allowing them to take advantage of local services and report crimes without fear of deportation. These sanctuary policies prohibit the police from reporting an illegal alien to ICE unless the illegal has committed a crime. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Myrtle Beach (South Carolina) News Sun   
S.C. bill may block college for illegal aliens   
For participants in the state's immigration reform effort, the upcoming ban on illegal [aliens] in public colleges is a logical step. -- It makes no sense, they say, for South Carolina to educate people who cannot legally work here. It merely encourages them to stay...~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KPHO-TV -- Phoenix   
MCSO arrests 150 in recent sweeps   
During the 30 hours of operation, Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Phoenix and Guadalupe crime suppression programs netted more than 150 arrests, including 73 illegal immigrants. -- Sheriff's deputies and armed posse volunteers said 47 people taken into custody, nine of nine of those illegal immigrants, during the two-day Guadalupe crime sweep that began on Thursday. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KIMA-TV -- Yakima, Washington   Video Report   
ICE working with sheriff on jail overcrowding   
Umatilla County (Oregon) Sheriff John Trumbo says too many illegal [aliens] are being locked up at the expense of Oregon taxpayers. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Enforcing all laws for all people   
...When city officials go on camera and make statements that enforcing all laws for all people isn’t right and that only certain laws need be enforced, they have just empowered the criminal element in the City of Phoenix. And taken away the ability of the Phoenix Police to keep order in our city... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Arizona Republic -- Phoenix   
Leaders fear Arpaio sweep disrupting Palomino   
For more than 10 years, Phoenix police, neighborhood residents and area businesses have been working together to turn around north Phoenix's Palomino neighborhood. -- The neighborhood for years was known for its gangs, drug dealers, blighted buildings and crowded conditions. It was home to illegal [aliens]... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Arizona Republic -- Phoenix  
Lobbyist to speak on possible immigration legislation   
...Proposed changes in the employer sanctions law could make getting a city business license more cumbersome if municipalities are required to perform more extensive checks of applicants' immigration status, Kraus said. "The majority of the people coming in to get business licenses aren't illegal [aliens]... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Houston Chronicle   
Houston day laborers vote to form workers rights network   
Nearly 200 men, many wearing creased baseball caps, worn work boots and paint-spattered and grass-stained jeans, raised their hands in unison. -- Do we have 100 percent? asked Marco Amador. -- Si, ciento por ciento! the men roared back as one. Yes, 100 percent!    ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

San Francisco Chronicle   
San Francisco 'reaches out' to illegal aliens   
...Rick Oltman, national media director for Californians for Population Stabilization in Santa Barbara, said the campaign could actually be a boon for other Bay Area cities if it drew illegal [aliens] out of those communities and into San Francisco.... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

KTAR -- Phoenix   
Pinal County deputies to enforce immigration laws   
Another Arizona law enforcement agency now has the authority to enforce federal immigration law. -- Pinal County authorities announced Saturday that five Pinal County sheriff's deputies graduated from a training program administered by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Carolyn Hileman -- American Daily   
We don't need no stinking Mexican flag    
Peter Lynch Air force veteran convicted of destroying a Mexican flag, if this were in Mexico one could say that he got what he deserved after all it was their country and their flag and anyone who goes into another country and tears down their flag deserves to be punished. But he wasn’t in Mexico, he was in New Mexico and... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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Joseph Farah -- WorldNetDaily.com   
U.S. gets serious about border   
I have some good news to report. -- Washington is finally getting serious about building a border fence. -- Some $23 million has been allocated for engineering teams that will focus on smuggling tunnels and building a sturdier, impregnable border fence... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN     Video Report  
Incompetent and possibly corrupt U. S. Attorney exposed   
Lou Dobbs Tonight aired a report on April 4 indicating that U. S. Attorney for the District of Arizona Diane Humetewa would not prosecute anyone arrested with less than 500 pounds of dope. Click the headline above to watch the segment. Click here for the transcript. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Laura Armstrong -- Marietta (Georgia) Daily Journal   
School board must take control   
...MALDEF promotes lowering educational standards to accommodate Latinos, says Discoverthenetworks.org, and its founder, Mario Obledo, said in 1998, "California is going to be a Hispanic state and anyone who doesn't like it should … go back to Europe." ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Jeffrey S. Bolz -- American Chronicle   
San Francisco extends open arms to illegal aliens   
The city of San Francisco will get what it deserves in due time. -- The State of California, for that matter, with all of it's sanctuary cities, will soon feel the consequences for the massive illegalities it has been festering since 1989; both economically as well as criminally. Back then, ignoring Federal Immigration laws began in San Francisco... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Northwest Arkansas Times   
Halt sought in local efforts to enforce immigration laws   
A national Latino advocacy group [the notorious MALDEF] is citing the four day detainment of Adriana Torres-Flores as evidence that local police should not be allowed to enforce federal immigration laws. -- Torres-Flores spent four days without food or water in a secure holding area... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Arizona Republic -- Phoenix   
Feds defend Arpaio on crime sweeps   
Top federal immigration officials on Friday defended Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's recent crime sweeps, rejecting critics' arguments that the sheriff is violating an agreement that allows deputies to enforce immigration laws. -- The officials made their remarks as 38 new officers at five Arizona law-enforcement agencies were sworn in... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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