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Thursday, May 29, 2008

Answer to Border Violence: Retreat
National Guard Being Pulled from Border

Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN -- May 28  

Dobbs: ...Mexico remains the principle source of all of this country's heroin, marijuana, cocaine, and methamphetamines and that has not changed one iota over the course of the past eight years. What -- is there any strategy for the United States to add its own military, its own significant law enforcement agency efforts to the war on drugs at the border because this is where most of those illegal drugs are crossing?
Wian: In fact, Lou, just the opposite is happening as you well know. There have been National Guard troops near the border for some time now supplementing the role of the Border Patrol and trying to stop drugs from coming across the border. There's only about 1,500 of them left now. Those troops are in the process of being pulled off despite the protest stations of many border governors. Those troops are going to be gone within a couple of months, Lou.
Red DotNote: In its April, 2008 aerial survey of the border from Fabens, Texas, to San Diego, California, American Border Patrol could find no National Guard providing security for the border, and only one National Guard construction crew working on the border fence. Last year ABP spotted 13 Guard outposts at Yuma alone.
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Associated Press       sc     
In Miami, Spanish is becoming the primary language   
Melissa Green's mother spoke Spanish, but she never learned - her father forbade it. Today, that's a frequent problem in this city where the English-speaking population is outnumbered. -- The 49-year-old flower shop owner and Miami native said her inability to speak "Español" makes it difficult to conduct business... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Jim Kouri, CPP -- Family Security Matters  
900 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and violators nabbed in San Diego   
More than 900 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives, and immigration violators have been removed from the United States or are facing deportation following a three-week enforcement surge by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Fugitive Operations Teams in California... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Joseph Farah -- WorldNetDaily.com   
Where have all the workers gone?   
To listen to John McCain's pleas for more "guest workers," expansion of "free trade" programs that inequitably pit foreigners against Americans and amnesty for illegal aliens already in the U.S. and those still arriving daily, you would get the impression our country desperately needs help from the outside world just to meet its most basic needs. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Dana Gabriel -- PrisonPlanet.com   
"Plan Mexico" tied to SPP   
The Merida Initiative is a security aid package to Mexico and parts of Central America that was recently approved. It has been dubbed Plan Mexico and is a three year $1.4 billion “Regional Security Cooperation Initiative.” Some have described it as more of a partnership as opposed to a foreign aid package...

One News Now   
Idahoans not happy about proposed Mexican consulate   
Idaho pro-family activist Bryan Fischer is praising one of his congressmen for trying to get the U.S. State Department to delay approval of a Mexican consulate for the city of Boise. -- In March, Congressman Bill Sali (R-Idaho) sent a letter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice urging her to hold off on approving the consulate until... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

San Jose Mercury News   
Border governors head to Mexico amid wave of violence   
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday will join governors from both sides of the border in Mexico City to push for more action on crime-fighting and border security, a visit that comes as Mexico is facing unprecedented violence... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

San Jose Mercury News   
Border governors head to Mexico amid wave of violence   
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday will join governors from both sides of the border in Mexico City to push for more action on crime-fighting and border security, a visit that comes as Mexico is facing unprecedented violence... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Dallas Morning News   
Mexico killings include several from US program   
When Mexico's acting federal police chief was gunned down inside his home this month, U.S. law enforcement officials took special note. The U.S. ambassador called him a hero. -- Edgar Millán Gómez, it turns out, had been part of a little-known U.S. training program to create special investigative units, or SIUs. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~


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Rachel Alexander -- Intellectual Conservative   
Arizona State Bar accused of serious ethical misconduct  
he Arizona State Bar is attempting to stop Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas from enforcing illegal immigration laws by investigating him. Top legal ethics experts, including a former State Bar President, former State Bar Chief legal counsel, former Attorney General, and former Chief Justice of the AZ Supreme Court... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Washington Times   
Tancredo dedicated to immigration issue   
Rep. Tom Tancredo of Colorado donned his bulletproof vest last year and hit the campaign trail expressly to get his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination - and the voters - to make illegal immigration a real, rather than rhetorical, priority... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Laredo Morning Times   
Trailer carries 51 illegals, avocados    
Border Patrol agents discovered 51 illegal immigrants inside a tractor-trailer Tuesday at the North I-35 checkpoint station, authorities say.Among the immigrants were children, ages 5 and 10, and a 16-year-old. -- According to a CBP news release, the group was sitting on top of and among crates of avocados. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Fox News   
Citizenship proof requirement when registering to vote gains support   
New legislation being offered in several states aims to make sure people who walk into the nation’s voting booths are, in fact, American citizens. -- In Missouri, state Rep. Stanley Cox wants a constitutional amendment that would allow the state to require proof of citizenship when people register to vote. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

MetroActive -- San Jose, Calif.   
New federal laws could sweep away illegal alien janitors, others   
Hundreds of janitors walked off the job last week at Cisco Systems, Yahoo, Hewlett-Packard, Apple and other high-tech and biotech corporations. Among them were Silicon Valley's lowest-wage workers -- most of them [illegal aliens] -- who service the valley's biggest businesses for wages that they say... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Peninsula Beacon -- San Diego   
Immigration raid nets 18 Mexicans at North Pacific Beach eatery   
U.S ICE agents with a search warrant took 18 employees at the French Gourmet into custody Thursday, May 15. -- According to Lauren Mack, ICE public information officer, agents served the warrant at approximately 7:45 a.m., detaining 15 men and three women in the country illegally. -- “They were all Mexican nationals,” she said. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Arizona Daily Star -- Tucson   
Border Patrol apprehends 4 after accident   
A sport utility vehicle carrying suspected illegal immigrants crashed into a flatbed trailer on westbound Ruthrauff Road at Interstate 10 Wednesday morning. -- No one was seriously injured in the collision, which occurred about 10:45 a.m., said Deputy Dawn Hanke, a Pima County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

El Solde de Tijuana   
Mexican Reconquista fifth-columnists in California up to no good   
Zacatecas, Zac., Mex. -- The migrant representative, Rigoberto Castañeda opened a line of communication at the Los Angeles City Hall through the councilman, the man from Zacatecas José Huízar, who negotiated the donation of ambulances, as well as identifications for migrants to be offered in Los Angeles... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

WBAL-TV -- Baltimore   
Illegal alien sentenced in wake of deadly crash   
Ellicott City, Md. -- A man responsible for the drunken-driving deaths of a Marine and his date in a Thanksgiving 2006 car crash was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison with another 10 years suspended. -- The accident at the intersection of Routes 175 and 108 killed 21-year-old Marine Cpl. Brian Mathews and 24-year-old Jennifer Bower. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

NC Wanted  
Detainer placed on suspect in triple fatal crash   
A man accused of drunken-driving in oncoming traffic and causing a triple fatal wreck Sunday was placed under an immigration detainer at the time of his arrest, the Wake County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. -- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement placed the detainer on Francisco Javier Martinez...

National Public Radio    Audio Interview     sc     
Meddling Mexican globalist Fox talks U. S. immigration with NPR   
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox continues to spew lies about the proposed border fence, the invasion, etc. and claims that the US and Mexico are 'partners.' He also complains about Lou Dobbs' reporting on the invasion. This guy just can't seem to mind his own business... [More Mexican meddling]~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Associated Press  
Judge denies suburb's request for ruling on immigration rule   
A federal judge has denied a Dallas suburb's request to have its latest rule banning home and apartment rentals to illegal immigrants declared constitutional. -- The decision issued Wednesday focused on a Farmers Branch ordinance that would require prospective tenants to get a rental license from the city... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Houston Chronicle  
Mexican villages feel U.S. slowdown as cash stops flowing   
La Parota, Mich., Mex. -- Freddy Arroyo's wife was nearly nine months pregnant, but the $10 a day he earned delivering water couldn't feed his two children, let alone a new baby. -- It was time to do what generations of young men in the parched village of La Parota in Mexico's western state of Michoacán have traditionally done in tough times -- head for Houston. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers     
Latest news from south of the border   
Eduardo Medina Mora, Mexico's Att'y. Gen., said that the time length of the combat against organized crime in Mexico is undetermined; during a TV interview, he declined to give an approximate date for the conclusion of the battle against narcotraffic which includes the seizure of weapons and drugs...

WTVD -- Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina      Video Included  
Debate over immigration and DWI numbers   
Police arrested Francisco Martinez and charged him with DWI after the crash that killed three people, but he could face more serious charges. -- Studies show a disproportionate number of Latinos are involved in DWI crashes statewide. -- There are awareness programs targeting Latino drivers, but there is a debate over whether race or immigration status really matters... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

White Plains (New York) Journal News   
Danbury congregation joins sanctuary movement   
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Danbury, Conn., has joined the New Sanctuary Movement, a national faith-based campaign seeking to assist families facing deportation while advocating for immigration reform. -- "We've seen how our current immigration policy has led to many families being torn apart..." ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Allan Wall -- VDare.com   
Ruben Navarrette -- Where's he at?   
Well, according to his profile on the Washington Post Writers’ Group: "Ruben Navarrette Jr., a columnist and editorial board member of The San Diego Union-Tribune, is a fresh and increasingly important voice in the national political debate..." ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Javno -- Zagreb, Croatia      Video Included 
North American Union – USA's substitute   
The North American Union, which would replace the United States, has only been a theory wrapped in a veil of secrecy – up until now. The Bush administration has been denying creating such a plan for a number of years. -- Work on the super-state started in March 2005 when the American president George Bush... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

US Congressman Bruce Bailey -- Des Moines Register   
Investigate employers suspected of violating immigration laws   
More than two weeks have passed since Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials raided the Postville Agriprocessors slaughterhouse in the largest enforcement action of its kind in U.S. history. Nearly 400 workers were detained, and daily media reports continue to tally the growing number of guilty verdicts.... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Jerome R. Corsi -- WorldNetDaily.com   
Union of South American Nations faces fracture   
...The Council on Hemispheric Affairs also speculated that it is more than likely Colombia will agree to facilitate a U.S. military base in order to continue receiving U.S. military and economic assistance, "rather than join its neighbors in an act of regional solidarity that is not being particularly welcomed by the White House." ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

WXII-TV -- Winston-Salem, North Carolina 
Hagan, Dole spar over immigration   
Greensboro - A new 60-second campaign ad featuring 6 local sheriffs who praise Sen. Elizabeth Dole's role in cracking down on illegal aliens began airing Wednesday across the state. -- But her Democratic opponent Kay Hagan said she is not conceding the immigration issue, and held meetings with her own group of... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

Jerome R. Corsi -- WorldNetDaily.com   
'North American Parliament' under way   
A group supporting North American integration is holding its fourth annual "North American Model Parliament" for 100 university students from the U.S., Canada and Mexico. -- The North American Forum on Integration, or NAFI, began is "Triumvirate" sessions Monday in Montreal's City Hall with a plan to conclude Friday. ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

D. A. King -- Marietta (Georgia) Daily Journal   
Cobb coalition just another leftist open borders group   
"This country belongs to everybody, not just to the American people" - Jose Galvez, an illegal alien protesting recent immigration and identity theft arrests at an Iowa meatpacking plant, as reported by an Iowa ABC -TV affiliate. -- "We won't stop organizing until we achieve full rights for all undocumented people and ICE is shut down completely." - Ian Thompson, ANSWER Coalition... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

San Francisco Examiner  
Twice-deported illegal alien convicted of killing man   
An illegal immigrant who twice had been deported from the United States was convicted Tuesday of the brutal beating death of an employee of a historic restaurant near the White House. -- A D.C. Superior Court jury found Hernan Melendez, 17, guilty of second-degree murder, assault with a dangerous weapon...

Immigration Watchdog   
Cuban immigrant fed up with illegal alien day laborers in Miami   
This Cuban American testifies about the outrageous behavior of day laborers in his city. He speaks about one day laborer in particular who caused him personal injury and thousands of dollars in legal fees. His tale is mind blowing... ~Visit AmericanPatrol.com~

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