Nation-Wrecker At Work Again
Notorious Peter Schey Fights Border Fence
|Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN-- May 16
Tucker: ...the Texas Border Coalition is, a coalition of mayors, cities, counties, Chambers of Commerce, and economic development communities along the United States/ Mexico border in Texas. They're concerned about antagonizing Mexico.
Mayor Raul Salinas, Laredo, Texas: We have 13,000 trucks that are crossing every day to and from Mexico, billions of dollars. Laredo is the number one inland port. What are you saying to your trading partners?
Tucker: The coalition has filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in Washington, D.C.
Peter Schey: We intend to seek an injunction and declaratory relief through this litigation. We hope that we are able to bring this lawless conduct to build the wall into conformity with both federal statutes and the United States Constitution. [...]
Dobbs: I would like to ask Mayor Salinas what he says to his fellow Americans and the 300 million Americans who are watching the major portion of all of the major drugs coming into this country originate in Mexico and cross that border...
Watch Transcript Note: Peter Schey is a one-man nation-wrecking-crew.
|Des Moines Register sc
Deal reached with feds to temporarily keep 83 detainees in Iowa
Federal authorities and the lawyers for three immigrant workers who this week sued the federal government to block their immediate transfer out of Iowa have reached an agreement that will allow the workers to remain in the state for several months, the lawyers told The Des Moines Register [Saturday] morning...
|Los Angeles Times
Tax rebate exclusions draw controversy
..."To be spending money the government doesn't have to be putting money in the pockets of people who shouldn't be here in the first place is just wrong," said Ira Mehlman, spokesman for the Federation for American Immigration Reform...
|KFMB-TV -- San Diego Video Included
Invaders face border fence at Smuggler's Gulch
The U.S. DHS is making plans to build a fence in the area known as Smuggler's Gulch, a canyon west of the San Ysidro border crossing well known as a route for illegal [aliens]. -- However, environmental rights activists still voice concerns over the project, which was finally given the green light after being in development for years.
Drug cartels to Mexican police: 'Join us or die'
Cd. Juarez, Chih., Mex. -- Drug cartels are sending a brutal message to police and soldiers in cities across Mexico: Join us or die. -- The threat appears in recruiting banners hung across roadsides and in publicly posted death lists. Cops get warnings over their two-way radios...
|Deseret News -- Salt Lake City
Immigration key issue in 3rd District
Chances are, something about illegal immigration makes you mad. -- One way we know that is a striking exit poll conducted during the 2006 Republican primary by the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy at Brigham Young University...
|Harrisonburg (Virginia) Daily News-Record Editorial
La Raza speech bad for McCain
Some angry conservatives will tell you they have a good reason to call the Republican presidential candidate "Juan" McCain. He has alienated many conservative voters with his position on immigration, and he apparently plans to worsen the problem in July with a speech before the National Council of La Raza, the vociferously anti-American and leftist pro-[illegal] immigration group.
|WOAI-TV -- San Antonio
"Human rights" groups to visit illegal alien lockup
A News 4 Trouble Shooters investigation into possible sexual abuse at a South Texas immigration facility is now getting civil rights leaders to demand answers. A coalition of human rights groups is calling for changes at an immigration facility in Pearsall...
Driver of illegal alien van gets 63 months
A Mexican national was sentenced to federal prison for more than five years Friday for crashing a van filled with 14 illegal [aliens], four of whom were killed. -- Jose Francisco Franco-Rodriguez, 28, was driving the overloaded van on I-70 in Clear Creek County on Nov. 27, 2006, when it crashed...
Can Mexico's drug terror be stopped?
Mexicans are accustomed to tales of crooked cops abetting drug-related killings. So this week's announcement that a federal officer is among those charged with conspiracy in a drug-mafia hit on the nation's acting police chief Edgar Millan caused little surprise south of the border. Mexican officials say the May 8 assassination was ordered by the Sinaloa drug cartel...
|El Paso Times
3 more slain in Juárez
Cd. Juarez, Chih., Mex. -- Three men were executed in Juárez on Saturday in continuation of mob-style killings and ambushes that have shaken the city to its core since warring drug cartels unleashed a wave a violence. -- Their slayings bring to 25 the number of people killed in the city last week.
Employer sanctions law criticized
Fewer than 15 percent of Arizona employers - about 20,000 - have signed up to use the federal government's E-Verify system to check whether a new employee's name matches the employee's Social Security number, according to the Immigration Policy Center...
|El Paso Times
Texas lawmakers debate initiative to help Mexican law enforcement
As the escalating death toll in Juarez surpassed 20 this week, Texas lawmakers in Washington were debating the merits of a Bush administration plan to help Mexico fight drug cartels. -- "The Merida Initiative is an opportunity to work in partnership with Mexico to make El Paso, the border region and our two nations safe from drug-related crime..."
Ethnic hustlers tells Democrats to shape up
Rep. Joe Baca, chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, is steamed. Latinos have become a political "punching bag" this year, the California Democrat complained recently, attacked by "the misinformed" and "the misguided." -- If you think he's talking about Republican presidential candidates and vocal immigration critics such as CNN's Lou Dobbs...
|XETV -- San Diego / Tijuana
Department of Homeland Security officer arrested
A department of homeland security and customs officer has been arrested by the San Diego border corruption task force. -- Luis Francisco Alarid was arrested in the vicinity of Elrose and Dearborn without incident. -- Alarid was arrested pursuant to a federal arrest warrant charging him with...
|National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
Latest news from south of the border
Just when I thought that my capacity for astonishment was completely gone, something happened last Thursday evening which showed me that it wasn't so. -- If we consider that this aid package was originally part of the supplementary budget request for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, for 103 billion dollars...
|Rediff - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Indian workers stage 'water only' strike before White House
A group of Indian workers staged a 'water only' strike in front of the White House demanding that the Indian government take up the issue of their 'exploitation' by American companies with the United States. -- Backed by a major American labour organisation, the workers, who alleged exploitation by...